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Certificate of Event Management

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Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Do you want a career in the events industry? From conferences to concerts or weddings, our event management course will train you to create successful events of every type and size.

The Certificate of Event Management is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage and coordinate events and staging.

In this online event management course you will learn about staging components, how to select event venues and manage and promote projects. You will learn how to manage a budget, prepare proposals, oversee on-site operations, including staging and risk management.

Enrol into the Certificate of Event Management today to launch your career in the dynamic and exciting world of event management.

Course Structure

Unit 1- Source and use information on the events industry

  • Sources of information
  • Information and knowledge
  • Environmental and social sustainability
  • Laws and regulation
  • Food safety legislation
  • Quality assurance schemes
  • Ethical industry practices
  • Current and emerging technologies
  • New and improved workplace practices
  • Current issues and trends

Unit 2 - Organising events

  • Purpose and scope of event
  • Resources and set-up
  • Human resources
  • Material resources
  • Bump-in and bump-out
  • Equipment set-up
  • Displays / signs
  • Work instructions
  • Safety requirements
  • Concept, theme and format
  • Production elements
  • Managers and staff
  • The stage
  • Production tools
  • Operation and service
  • Checklists
  • Present proposal
  • Costs, rates and conditions
  • Facilitate event planning
  • Environmental impacts
  • Social impacts
  • Schedule of event components
  • Event orders
  • Distribute operational documentation
  • Running sheet
  • Function sheet distribution
  • Function staff have details of proceedings
  • Timelines and staff briefings
  • Prepare invoices
  • Client feed back
  • Staff debriefings
  • Evaluate operational problems

Unit 3 - Plan in-house events or functions

  • Event purpose and scope
  • Event specifications
  • Site inspections
  • Event staging requirements
  • Pursuing sales opportunities
  • Developing event concepts
  • Production elements
  • Production tools
  • Verifying practicality of proposals
  • Presenting proposals
  • Finalising and documenting event details
  • Coordinating event services
  • Creating event schedules
  • Running sheets

Unit 4 - Manage event staging components

  • Analyse staging requirements
  • Equipment
  • Legislation
  • Develop work schedule
  • Identify key activities
  • Plans and procedures
  • Safety and risk issues
  • Hazards
  • Security
  • Source staging contractors
  • Communication
  • Obtain quotations
  • Conduct negotiations
  • Monitor staging preparations
  • Monitor human resources
  • Maintain event quality
  • Evaluate feedback
  • Operational efficiency

Unit 5 - Manage on-site event operations

  • Finalising event preparations
  • Set-up schedule
  • Licensing
  • Developing event plans and procedures
  • Preparing event documentation
  • Providing event briefings
  • Production tools
  • Stage plan and schedule
  • Reducing waste
  • Plan green meetings
  • Communicating with contractors
  • Risk management
  • Deficiencies and discrepancies
  • Final event briefings
  • Monitoring event operations
  • Resolving operational problems
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Crowd safety
  • Event breakdown
  • Invoicing
  • Post-event debriefing
  • Obtaining feedback
  • Reflecting on operational problems

Unit 6 - Manage projects

  • Project objectives and budget
  • Project management process
  • Project funding
  • Project management software
  • Key stakeholders
  • Leadership
  • Reporting requirements
  • Project resources
  • Sourcing suppliers
  • Develop project plan
  • Stakeholder input
  • Communication skills and planning
  • Risk management
  • Monitoring performance
  • Develop project valuation methods
  • Schedule variance
  • Project management plan
  • Project scope management
  • Action plans
  • Flow charts
  • Gantt charts
  • Milestone charts
  • PERT diagrams
  • Critical path method (CPM)
  • Project tools and software
  • Logistics support analysis (LSA)
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Project variations
  • Milestone charts
  • Project timelines
  • Managing changes
  • Progress reports
  • Achieve project deliverables
  • Evaluate project
  • Assess project effectiveness
  • Achievement of objectives
  • Project closure report
  • Report outcomes to stakeholders
  • Critical reflection

Unit 7 - Manage risk

  • Establish risk context
  • Risk management strategy
  • Reviewing processes
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk capacity
  • Strategies
  • Stakeholders
  • Goals and objectives
  • Success factors
  • Key Results Areas (KRAs)
  • Identify risks
  • Consultants
  • Market research
  • Process mapping
  • Force field analysis
  • Check sheets
  • Analyse risks
  • Risk treatments
  • Develop action plans
  • Business continuity planning
  • Contingency planning
  • Audits

Assessment

Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

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Benefits

  • Recognised by employers as professional development;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate of Attainment issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.

Career Pathways

Future growth

Strong

Unemployment

Low

  • Event Planner / Coordinator
  • Corporate Event Planner
  • Tourist Event coordinator
  • Event Manager

 

 
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