Ask a question
Event Management course online. This comprehensive course develops knowledge and skills in the planning and management of a variety of special events including concerts, festivals, exhibitions, charitable and fund-raising events plus sporting events.
Get into Event Management with this excellent online distance learning course and take advantage of what is an exciting and growing industry. If you like being an organiser and want to learn how to manage varied events both big and small as a career, then this is the course for you. Written by industry relevant professionals, the course is very comprehensive and will give you a solid foundation in different events management, from which to build a rewarding career in every way.
Become a self-employed Events Organiser for both corporate and public clients, or gain employment as an Events Manager in a company. The skills you will gain from completing the program, will enable you to present companies events both effectively, professionally and on budget.
Lesson Structure: Event Management BRE209
1 Scope and Nature of Event Management
- What is Event Management?
- Planning and Event or Conference
- When to Run an Event
- Factors to Consider
- Where to Hold an Event
- Event Management Companies
2 Developing the Concept
- Naturally Occurring Events
- Creating New and Origibnal Events
- Creativity and Lateral Thinking
- Organising a Party in the Home
- Why Have your Party at Home
- The Basics
- Making Decisions on Different Aspects of the Event
- Planning for Contingencies
- Hiring Equipment/Choosing a Supplier
- Fire for Events
- Safety Issues in Relation to Fire
- Planning a Public Event
3 Physical and Human Resources
- Managing Staff (Qualities of a Professional Leader)
- Orders and Instructions:Communicating Change
- Forming a Team: Team Benefits, The "Rules", Types of Team Members, The Elements of a Team, Team Formation, Problems in Teams, Resolving Problems within Teams, Nuturing a Team
- Forming a Committee to Plan an Event
- Outlines for Planning a Show or Exhibition
- Hiring a Tradesman: Where to Find, Getting Quotes, What to Look For
- Choosing an Event Location: Decor and Entertainment, Equipment
- Choosing a User Friendly Site for the Event: What Makes it User Friendly? What Makes a Site Unattractive, Paths, Fragrant Trees and Shrubs, Catering for Children, Choosing Furniture
- Lighting: What Type? Properties, Colours, Appearance and Design, Lighting Large Objects, Lighting a Path, Lighting a Lawn, Courtyard or Patio, Where to Buy Lights
- Car Parking and Transport
4 Project Logistics
- Traffic Management at Events
- Toilets and Locker Rooms: Components of Toilets and Change Rooms, Health and Safety, Routine Maintenance
- Security Lighting: Types of, Planning
- Legal Liability: Negligence, Minimising Liability
- Providing Protection
- Understanding Legal Requirements and Controls
5 Marketing an Event
- Who is Your Target Audience?
- Publicity: What to do
- Sponsership: Developing a Business Plan, Writing the Business Plan, Points to Consider, Business Reviews, Reviwing Your Business Plan, Maintaining Your Business Plan
- Marketing: What is the Purpose of Advertising?
6 Financial Management
- Budgeting: Income, Expenditure, Cash Flow, Methods of Conrolling Cash, The Cash Cycle, Liquidity and Cash Flow, Cash Budgets and Decision Making, Budget Performance Reports
- How to Increase Profitability: Hints on Improving Profitability, Controlling Expenditure
7 Risk Management
- Introduction and Case Study
- Spreading the Risk
- Managing Risk: Sensitivity Analysis
- Quality Systems
- Contingency Planning
- Slippery Surfaces Control: Possible Solutions, Identifying Risk, Workplace Policy, Identifying Hazards, Risk Control Methods, Checklist
- The Law and Business: Basic Common Law Rights and Obligations
- Protection of Consumers: The Law and Employees, Business Disputes, Types of Contracts
- Duty of Care: Employer Duties, Employee Duties, 'Other person' Duties, Manufacturer Duties
8 Staging the Event
- The Theme of the Event
- Choice of Venue
- The Audience and Guests
- The Stage
- Lights and Sound
- Audiovisuals and Special Effects
- Recording the Event
- Crowd Control
9 After the Event
- Measuring Success: The Public, The Exhibitors, The Organisers
- Dealing with Complaints
- Cleaning Up: Blowers, Vacuums, Water Blasters
- Repairing Lawns: How To Recondition Soil, Sample of an Evaluation Checklist
Learning Goals: Event Management BRE209
- Identify the various tasks which are involved in the management of a variety of different types of events.
- Explain how a range of different types of events are initiated and planned.
- Determine the human and physical resources required to deliver different types of events.
- Determine how physical and human resources will be organised in preparation for staging an event, in order that needs are appropriately catered for.
- Develop a marketing plan for an event.
- Develop a Financial Management Plan for an Event.
- Develop a series of Risk management procedures to minimize the impact of different types of problems including financial, legal, marketing, crowd control, food services, and hygiene.
- Describe the way in which facilities and services are managed during the actual delivery of an event.
- Review an event after its delivery.
- Research to find out what events are taking place in your locality.
- Study and compare different events.
- Review marketing of various real life events.
- List sources of potential financial support for an event.
- Interview someone who has managed an event.
- Explain the different legal and ethical responsibilities with respect to risk management of an event.
- Explain two methods of reducing liability, which could be used by the organisers of any event.
- Compile a stage plan, contact responsibility list, & production scheduler, with relevant run sheets for a one day seminar.
- Write a procedure (step by step) for choosing a venue for staging an event.
- List reasons why an evaluation would be undertaken after an event.
- Prepare a report to evaluate the event you attended.
|Recognised Issuing Body||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Course Code||BRE209 CLD|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification||Level 4 Certificate in Event Management|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with an exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||10 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||3 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
"Fantastic Teacher. Well organised modules. Assignments force me to learn and research more so I can prepare well for exams. I really enjoyed studying via ADL. I can now continue study at Ulster University which accept my certificate from ADL". Level 4, Advanced Certificate in Applied Science, VSC001, Stanislawa, Poland.
Its with great pleasure I am announcing you my new job as 'Park Manager' for a 5 star hotel in Reunion Island. Its definitely my courses with ADL (Botany, Agronomy and Tree for Rehabilitation) which were decisive for my nomination. Accordingly, my sincere thanks goes to all the ADL team.
"The course was a valuable learning experience as it provided me with the knowledge and understanding for me as a Careers Advisor. The feedback was very good from my tutor, and allowed me to build upon my assignments that were marked. The comments were very informative and very useful. Well written course material." Andrew W, Careers Counselling, UK
"It exceeded my expectations. It was more comprehensive than I expected and the assignments really stimulated deep study of the subject. Thank you for your guidance. I am delighted with my certificate and will recommend this course and ADL to my friends and colleagues." G Flaherty, Ornithology BEN102, Ireland
"I want to thank you for the course - Hotel Management- I've just finished now. The course was comprehensive and well edited. For sure it can give a new worker in the hospitality industry the basic theoretical and practical knowledge required". Daniel K, Hotel Management, Romania
"Upon completing the Interior Plants Course I was offered my dream job. Taking this class was one of the best decisions I've made, the information I received was invaluable. Thank you ADL". Meg V, Interior Plants, Florida, USA.
“I am delighted to report that I passed the exam and received a “Pass with Commendation”. I appreciate very much the detail that you went into, in the correction of my assignments and I found your advice and extra subject information invaluable in advancing my interest and knowledge in horticulture”. Go raibh mile maith agat! (a thousand thanks!) Colin, RHS Cert II, Ireland
"Although my main interest in Earth Science is Geology I found this course excellent. The course notes were very interesting and useful throughout the course. Thank you to the ADL staff for their excellent service" Barry. Earth Science
"I received good feedback, and had an efficient turnaround of assignments, useful comments and grades to analyse." Andrew, Calf Rearing
"I enjoyed the course and developed a good understanding of learning and behaviour disorders. I feel this will be helpful in my role as a Clerk at a local primary school". The course met my expectations and I enjoyed the challenge of learning about conditions i knew little about. The presentation of the course and the opportunity to communicate with my tutor was valuable. I enjoyed the course so much , I am planning to do another! Jennifer C, Developmental Learning and Behavioural Disorders in Children and Adolescents, UK