Event Management Course (Distance Learning)

By: ACS Distance Education  14/07/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

This course is great starting point for those wishing to develop a career in Event Management. The course is designed to develop knowledge and skills in the planning and management. Whether you want to start you own event management business or become an event manager for someone else, this course will give you the foundation you need. Duration – 100 hours • LESSON STRUCTURE There are 9 lessons in this course: 1. Scope and Nature of Event Management What is Event Management Planning an Event or Conference When to Run an Event Other factors Where to Hold an Event Event Management Companies Planning Example -A Christmas Party 2. Developing the Concept Naturally Occurring Events Creating New & Original Events Planning a Party in a Home Making Decisions Contingencies Hiring Equipment Fire at Events (BBQ’s, Bonfires, Fire Pits, Braziers, Torches, Fireworks) Safety Planning a Public Event Evaluation Checklist 3, Physical and Human Resources Volunteers Managing Staff Leadership Giving Orders & Instructions Communicating Change Forming a Team Types of Team Members Elements of a Team Dealing with Problems in Teams Nurturing a Team Committees Guidelines for Planning a Show or Exhibition Hiring Tradesmen Choosing an Event Location Décor Equipment Entertainment Choosing a User Friendly Site Lighting Car Parking and Transport 4. Project Logistics Contingencies Traffic Management Toilets and Locker Rooms Security Lighting Legal Liability Understanding Legal Requirements and Controls Negligence Local Government and Liability Minimising Risk 5. Marketing an Event Target Audience Publicity Public Relations Sponsorship Developing a Business Plan Key Strategy Business Priority Action Plan Marketing Strategy Business Reviews Marketing Advertising 6. Financial Management Types of Budgets Budgeting an Event Cash Flow Controlling Cash Cash Cycle Liquidity Financial Decisions Budget Performance Reports Improving Profit Reducing Costs Controlling Expenditure 7. Risk Management Risk Reduction Managing Risk Sensitivity Analysis Quality Systems Contingency Planning Catering for People Overload Managing Slippery Surfaces Identifying Risk Workplace Policy Risk Control Methods Business Law Legal Rights and Obligations Consumer Protection The Law & Employees Dispute Management Duty of Care 8. Staging the Event Theme of an Event Venue Choice Audience and Guests Ticketing The Stage Power, Lights, Sound Catering Performers Crew Hospitality Recording an Event Contingencies Crowd Control 9. After the Event Measuring Success Dealing with Complaints Cleaning Up Repairing Lawns Evaluation Checklist Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading. Find out more at – http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Health-Fitness-and-Recreation/EVENT-MANAGEMENT-BRE209--483.aspx We also offer a range of other courses in event management which you can view at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Hospitality-Courses.aspx Or email us on [email protected] with your questions.

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