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Intensive Diploma

Qualify in just two weeks for your Level 4 Diploma via our virtual classroom with real time lectures

Key Course Details

Accredited/Endorsed by
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Intensive Diploma
(Level 4 equivalent)

2 Weeks

Next Start Date
15th November 2021

Study Mode
10 Days in London
+ Online Pre-Learning Lectures
+ Virtual Site Visits
+ Real Life Client Project
+ Access To Webinar Library

Course Fees
£475 Deposit & £110 Per Month Payments – 12 Months
Interest Free Credit On Application
£475 Deposit & £1320 balance 2 weeks before course start date

Total Course Fees

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Globally recognised qualification accredited/endorsed by leading institutions including The Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Intensive course over 10 days – fast track your qualification into a career in event management.

Apply to pay for your course over 12 months interest free (coming soon)

Site visits to key London locations to learn how to plan & recce e.g. Tobacco Dock & Spencer House

Course includes projects for blue chip clients & agencies to answer their event briefs.

Gain practical experience and build your CV through extensive industry volunteering opportunities.

Join our alumni network of over 2,000 graduates in the events industry – instant contacts and instant credibility

**Additional online support including learning modules before the course starts, exam revision support webinar & exam post course to achieve your qualification.

Being an Alumni student, its truly incredible that 3 years on to have support from the lectures. They are extremely friendly and approachable. I recently...


It’s been nearly a year since I finished my level 3 foundation certificate (online) and I can’t wait to do another course, the support is...


I completed my Foundation certificate, Intense Diploma and Post-Graduate courses on the Event Academy and cannot think of a better academy I would have done...


I have learnt so much in such a short period of time! Thank you so much to all the amazing lectures at the Event Academy!...


I've just completed my Diploma. The course was very informative, and I learnt a lot of invaluable information throughout the lectures, and doing my own...


I’m one week through my two week intensive diploma. 10/10. The lectures are so experienced, motivational and inspiring. I recommend this course to anyone whose...


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Our 2 Week Diploma is an immersive blend of practical learning, project work and lectures from our team of experts.
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For many, the Diploma Course is a powerful springboard to a new career. For some, it is an opportunity to gain a fresh injection of learning to enhance their existing role. For all, it is challenging, fun, different and above all effective.

Our lectures are delivered in real time in our virtual classroom, interaction and group work is a key part of the course. The course is a blend of practical learning, project work and lectures from our expert tutors.

What you get:

  • CIM Accreditation – our Diploma is the only internationally recognised event management course with Royal Charter accreditation status, provided by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
  • Modules taught by experts – our lectures are delivered by highly experienced event professionals who come from all areas of the industry and share our commitment to delivering the best training available.
  • Practical learning – your course will involve working on a live project set by a real client, and will culminate in a group event project, giving you invaluable practical experience.
  • Virtual Site visits – to some of London’s top venues, with behind the scenes access to understand the planning required from an event manager’s viewpoint.
  • Guest speakers – your lectures will be supplemented by guest speakers from the industry, giving you further expert insights.
  • Templates and support documents – covering everything from production schedules, venue checklists, budget planning and health and safety assessments.
  • Volunteering – we offer opportunities for our students to volunteer at events as diverse as the London Marathon, Secret Cinema, the Brit Awards, charity balls and the UNA Film festival.
  • Alumni– once you graduate you will have the opportunity to join our Alumni network of over 2,000 past students.

Course Details

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Intensive Diploma in Event Management Course Project and Modules
This course is divided into key learning modules and a live-brief project, with students having the chance to practice what they learn in a professional environment. Alongside the technical and logistical event learning provided, we aim to develop an informed confidence in our students. Event management requires great teamwork, resourcefulness, creativity and tenacity to succeed; we see these soft skills as equally important to develop as academic knowledge. To help you prepare for your course you will be given access to three pre-course modules one month ahead of your course start date.

Lectures: 2 weeks – Monday – Friday (10am – 4pm)

• 2 virtual site visits to London locations
• 1 project brief (real life client based scenario)
• 1 live pitch (presenting your project brief to a real client)

Marks are awarded: 60% Project 40 % Exam
One online exam – answering briefs & scenarios – open textbook is allowed.

Teach you core event modules & practical skills
Create an understanding of key industry sectors
Expand your knowledge in marketing, PR & sales
Give you the skills or enable you to set up your own business
Enable you to plan, produce & implement an event

Core Modules: The Event Journey, Event Management Planning, Coordinating Events & Budgeting, Creativity In Events, Venue Management, Risk Management, Supplier & Logistics Management, Client & Customer Relations, Marketing In Events, Production & Technical

Industry Sector Modules: Celebrity Events, Corporate Events & Conferences, Wedding Planning, Sustainable Events, Fundraising, Festivals

Additional Modules: Sales, Public Relations, Social Media, Experiential Marketing

Vocational Modules: Pitching & Presenting, Leadership & Teamwork

Client Projects

The course blends virtual classes and digital support module learning.

During your course you will work on a group project to plan and organise a virtual live event. Working as part of a small team with a brief from a real client, you will develop creative, marketing and events solutions to achieve the objective before pitching your idea to the client.

Previous clients include BMW, Credit Suisse, Hilton Foundations, EE, NetJets, The Winter Olympics, The United Nations, UNICEF Pret a Manger, L’Escargot, Albion Parties, Team GB, adidas and Jamie’s Farm.

Industry Volunteer Work Opportunities

Our CIM accredited courses offer all students the opportunity to volunteer at a variety of events across the industry. Our reputation within the events industry has allowed us access to some of the most exciting events including The Brit Awards, adidas City Run, Secret Cinema, Wilderness Festival and the National Geographic Show.

Throughout the year, opportunities (some paid) are posted for students on our online student hub. Each time you volunteer at an event you are able toadd experience to your CV, create contacts and put your learning into action. 

Benefits Of Virtual Learning

Many students we talk to have not considered learning in a virtual classroom but there are undoubtedly benefits to consider.

  • Save money from travelling or living in London
  • Learn how to run virtual events
  • Learn how to work within a team with people in different places
  • Rewatch lectures in your own time
  • Learn with us from anywhere in the world

Entry Requirements

We are flexible on qualifications depending on experience but as a guideline you can apply if you have ONE of the following:

• 2 A Levels & 5 GCSEs (including English & Maths)
• International Baccalaureate
• Experience working within events or marketing industry for minimum 6 months
• Relevant professional experience for minimum 6 months

In exceptional cases we will consider other qualifications or experience. All students will be required to complete an interview prior to acceptance.

To start your application process, book in a callback with our team HERE

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