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Diploma in Event Management

For Whom :

The unsung heroes behind any function, event managers are the glue that holds everything together. They’re the people clients trust to handle the crucial aspects of planning events (what you finally see) from behind the scenes, such as administration, supplier relationships, budgets, contracts, and logistics.

Our event management course teaches you these key skills so you can successfully plan an event from scratch – whether a corporate meeting for 500 businessmen, a stall marketing a brand at a show, or a charity fundraiser in the local town hall. If you’ve got a passion for organisation, this course might be for you!


What you will Gain:

  • The whole event planning process – how it works and why planners are integral.
  • Key competencies and ethical code of event planners.
  • Organizing aspects like venue, entertainment and catering for various events.
  • Addressing people when inviting them to events.
  • Marketing and selling your events planning service.
  • Setting up your own event planning business.
  • And so much more..

Completing an event management course gives you project management and research skills to plan a range of events. A few to mention are seminars to fundraisers, wedding celebrations, award ceremonies, product promotion, conferences, conventions, festivals and formal parties. An ideal course for key decision-makers looking for a challenging career role and a qualification that you can study online, in your own time.

Recognition of the Awarding Body

Awarding body: NCFE, UK

With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year. Our NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the needs of our learners. Completing Customised Qualifications does not lead to an OFQUAL regulated qualification, but they can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards future study

Course Content

Modules – Semester 01

1:Introduction to the Event Planning Process

The first unit introduces you to the role of an event planner, what they do and why clients might use them. You’ll recognise key categories events planners might get involved with. You’ll also learn the principles of data protection and emergency procedures within the industry.

2: Key Competencies of an Event Planner and Code of Ethics

Uncover essential competencies every event planner needs, such as planning, organizing and understanding client requirements. You’ll also cover ethical standards, organizations responsible for upholding them, as well as voluntary codes of conduct.

3: Choosing the Venue

Explore the event manager’s role in helping a client chose a viable venue, such as key information you must get from both the client and the venue. You’ll learn about what’s involved when booking a venue, insurance policies, types of venue, site visits, and how to set up and run a function in a marquee.

4: Catering

Gain insight into catering arrangements, from choosing a caterer to creating question checklists for the caterer to answer. You’ll also learn about catering options for different types of event, dietary requirements, canapes (bite-size food) and five types of wine.

5: Entertainment

Learn to coordinate entertainment for a variety of events. You’ll identify the requirements of musicians, understand health and safety consideration, and recognize the guidelines of toasting at events, as well as work with a budget planner to maintain cost.

6: Theming an Event

This unit teaches the importance of theming an event. You’ll look at areas you might consider when choosing a them, such as colours, food and flowers. You’ll learn how to choose a florist, as well as locating and using suppliers of party equipment to your requirements.

Modules – Semester 01

7:Photographic and Audio-Visual Requirements

In this unit, you’re introduced to the audiovisual requirements of photography and videography, as well as the preparation for webcams, video conferencing, diary rooms, video diaries, photo booths and front/back projection. There’s also a review sheet to work through.

8:Staging the Event

Discover the essentials to staging an event, from getting organised to staffing, briefings, registration, delegate packs, feedback and evaluation, compiling a list of invitees, and seating plans. You’ll also look at international travel considerations, documentation, risk assessments, crowd management and security.

9: Preparing Event Proposals

Uncover the duties involved preparing proposals to potential clients. You’ll learn about crafting a various types of portfolio to pitch yourself during initial meetings. Finally, you’ll study event proposals, budgeting, contractual obligations and negotiations with suppliers.

10: Marketing and Selling Your Events Planning Service

You’ll learn to market and sell your services to clients. You’ll be expected to analyse your business strengths and weaknesses, know how to develop a marketing campaign, undertake market research and compile a marketing strategy. You’ll also explore the negotiating of contracts with a client – getting to know your customer to negotiating your offer and following up with prospects post negotiation.

11: Setting Up Your Business

On competing this unit, you’ll be able to understand the type of company structure that’s suitable for you, the law relating to company names, what’s required for a premises, deciding your pricing, and key elements in selecting business advisers.

12: Preparing Your Own Task Lists and Action Plans

The final unit discusses the preparation of action plans for events using information from the client. You’ll learn how to devise task lists detailing activities you and your client must complete before the first, second, third and final meetings. You’ll also encounter an event action plan example detailing an entire event day. You’ll also consider post-event task lists, too.

Assessment

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. 

Grading System : Distinction, Merit, Pass

Those who fail to score the minimum marks level at the final exam will have to re-sit for the particular exam modules.


Eligibility :

GCE Advanced Level or

GCE Ordinary Level + 03 Years of Work Experience or

GCE Oridinary Level + Certificate course in Management related discipline


Duration :
08 Months
Delivery Mode : Online
Lecture Schedule :
Online (Zoom Platform)  
: 03 Hours per week  (6.00 pm – 9.00 pm on Saturdays ) – Schedule is not fixed yet

For More info :

Call: +94777111553

Email: info@nexgen.lk