Event Planning and Management


5 days


25 – 29 Mar, 19 – 23 Aug, 21 – 25 Jan, 20 – 24 May, 9 – 13 Dec 2019




Holiday Inn Express Hotel 1 Priddys Yard Croydon CR0 1TS

Course Description

The Events Planning and Management Course will provide learner with an overview of how to successfully plan and organise an event. The course will explain the event planning process in addition to the legal regulations that must be adhered to. Whether you are looking to start a new career in events management or simply want to learn new skills, the Event Management course will help you learn everything you need to know about event planning.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone who is looking to enter the field of event management or for those who already have experience planning events and wish to hone their existing skills. It is suitable even for those without any former knowledge of event management; it covers all the fundamentals for organising a successful and memorable occasion.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a thorough understanding of:

  • What is expected from you, the organiser, when managing events, and how to think SMART when doing so.
  • How to effectively find the most suitable location and suppliers and services for your event.
  • The key documents you will use during every stage of the event planning, which help you stay focused and organised, including the itinerary, finances spreadsheet, and actions schedule.
  • The importance of managing health and safety throughout every stage of your event, in particular by carrying out risk assessments.
  • How to effectively market and advertise your event so to reach as many people within your target audience as possible, in particular by using social media and offline marketing.
  • The benefits of acquiring sponsors and how to effectively go about reaching them.

What you should bear in mind once the event is under-way so to ensure its success.

This course can also be taken in

Accra: 25 Feb – 1 Mar, 1 – 5 Jul, 30 Sep – 4 Oct, 9 – 13 Dec, 4 – 8 Feb 2019 

Dubai: 13 – 17 May, 24 – 28 Jun, 22 – 26 Jul, 9 -13 Sep, 18 – 22 Nov 2019   

Texas: on request

Course Content

The course is split into the following modules:

  • Introduction
  • The Event Planning Process
  • Types of Event Requiring Management
  • Meeting Client Needs for Events
  • Role of the Event Manager
  • Important Event Checklists – invites, dress code, seating arrangement
  • Importance of Budgeting
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning Small and Private Client Events
  • Final Assessment

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