Certificate in Events Management

Course Objectives

Certificate in Events Management

Course Methodology

The course uses a mix of interactive techniques such as team exercises, case studies, individual exercises, as well as role plays (rehearsed and impromptu), videos and group feedback.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the foundations of event management
  • List the steps in creating and featuring an event
  • Develop a step-by-step process for planning an event
  • Implement methods to evaluate an event
  • Apply various resources in order to manage logistics

Target Audience

This course is designed for professionals involved in public relations, event management, business etiquette and protocol activities.

Target Competencies

  • Leading
  • Analyzing
  • Communicating
  • Influencing
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Building rapport
  • Assessing tasks
  • Evaluating results

Course Outline

  • Foundations of event management
    • Definition of ‘event’
    • Reasons for organizing events
    • Types of events
    • Importance of events
    • Definition of an event theme
    • Steps to create and theme an event
    • Stakeholders of an event
  • Steps of the event planning process
    • Deciding the vision and theme of an event
    • Conducting a SWOT analysis
    • Setting goals and objectives
    • Determining the event’s feasibility
    • Choosing an appropriate organizational structure
    • Creating a plan
    • Evaluating the event
    • The 5 W’s of event creation
    • Be S.M.A.R.T with your objectives
  • Human resources and logistics in event management
    • Human resources management for events
    • Choosing an ideal venue
    • Marketing and promoting your event
    • Elements of event promotion and marketing
      • Ticketing
      • Signage
      • Advertising
    • Budgeting of events
    • Safety components in event management
    • Risk mitigation and contingency plans
    • Potential problems
      • Weather
      • No shows
      • Delayed deliveries
  • Event assessment and evaluation
    • Difference between assessment and evaluation
    • Six key stages in event evaluation
    • Various methods of event evaluation
    • Gantt charts for managing task schedules
    • The ROI evaluation
    • Measuring social media engagement
  • Organizing great events
    • Needed steps for organizing effective events
      • Plan and execute an effective campaign
      • Use an efficient communication system
      • Use the event web site wisely
      • Use technology wisely
      • Execute a sound logistics system
    • Recap

Per participant

USD 5,200

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