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Top Postgraduate Diploma Programs in Event Management

A postgraduate diploma program gives students the chance to develop specialized skills in a chosen field. It usually takes between one and two years to complete. In order to enroll in a diploma program, usually students must have completed at least three years of higher education.

What is a postgraduate diploma in event management? In this program, students may learn skills to help them become effective at strategizing and implementing logistics for large-scale hospitality events, such as weddings, banquets and conventions, as well as media, sporting and fashion events. Courses typically focus on the areas involved in managing events, such as project planning, budgeting, resource distribution, staffing, food service, lodging and logistics.

A postgraduate diploma in event management gives graduates the ability to plan large-scale events. Students can acquire skills in coordinating schedules, negotiating with a range of service providers and working effectively under pressure.

The price of a postgraduate diploma in event management depends a lot on the chosen school and the length of the program, and therefore can vary widely. For specific information regarding costs, a prospective student should ask his or her chosen school's admissions office for details.

Graduates of this program can apply for positions in many areas of the hospitality field, including working as event planners, promotions assistants and public relations specialists for hotels and convention centers. They may also decide to offer freelance services, or work for a corporation in corporate event planning. Fashion, sports and media are other fields that often employ event planners. Any industry that needs a professional to organize a large-scale meeting may employ an event planner or festival organizer.

For students who need flexibility in their course scheduling and location, a postgraduate diploma in event management can often be taken online in a distance-learning format. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]

This programme delivers a core business qualification focused specifically on the cultural sector and how to manage associated events successfully. You will learn everyth ... [+]

What is Cultural Event Management?

This programme delivers a core business qualification focused specifically on the cultural sector and how to manage associated events successfully. Modules take place on Friday and Saturday. You will learn everything relevant to the cultural sector and develop the core business skills to succeed in a variety of careers.

On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to:

Evaluate and understand how business subjects interact (e.g. finance, marketing, HR and management), specifically for cultural event management Conceptualise, develop, plan and project manage a cultural event Evaluate the legal and risk management issues associated with a cultural event and develop appropriate strategies Think critically in light of social, cultural, community and ethical business issues Work effectively on an individual basis or as a member of a team within the constraints of time, finance and other resources Diagnose problems relating to cultural event management and conduct sectoral research. ... [-]
Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IMI International Management Institute Switzerland

The programme's objective is to equip students who have limited or no experience of the hospitality industry with the practical and management skills... ... [+]

The programme's objective is to equip students who have limited or no experience in the hospitality industry with the practical and management skills necessary for entry-level positions in hotel, events and related industries. The core focus is operational and integrative management with subjects including food and beverage operations, front office management and the business development of hospitality organisations and events management.

Requirements for Admission

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or significant relevant qualifications and experience. English level of 5.5 IELTS or equivalent.

Who is this Programme for?

This 22-week intensive course is designed for students with qualifications and/or experience in other subjects who wish to pursue a career in the hospitality industry by following a flexible but intensive period of study.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
6 - 12 months
Campus