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Essentials

Fun, easy to follow online lectures - study the essentials of event management & get qualified in two weeks

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Key Course Details

Course
Essentials

Duration
2 Weeks

Next Start Dates
Available to Start Anytime

Total Course Price:
£195

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10 Chapters each with a short film, fun quiz & useful resources.

Learn how to plan the event, staying on budget, how to manage a venue, the creative process & the fundamentals of production & technical.

Understand how to market your event and what social media platforms to use and how.

Go behind the scenes of the industry to discover the key skills a successful event manager needs.

Get qualified and accredited by The Event Academy on completion with our certificates.

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Our Essentials course is a short online course and will give you all the tools you need to run a successful event.
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What To Expect

The course is designed to kick start your career in the international event industry, whether you’re refreshing your knowledge, up-skilling or completely starting out.

You will study 18 hours of learning over the course of your course and then complete a short assessment to be graded.

We’ll take you on what we call the Event Journey, and we’ll leave no stone unturned!

As you progress through the course you’ll be introduced to different areas of the industry; from winning business with a client and setting a strategy, marketing, logistics management, event production and looking at what makes an event successful.

You’ll learn from our own experiences too as we drop in one or two anecdotes from events we’ve run!

Navigating Your Course

Navigating your course is easy and straightforward, with clear menus and links. We highly recommend that you work through the training modules in the order they are presented on this portal. They follow the Event Journey pathway and are designed to help you complete your assessment at the end of the course.

What Will I Study?

Event Journey – understand the difference between different types of events, the importance of planning and setting objectives.

Setting Up A Project – learn the skills to be an outstanding event manager from how to test your objectives, use a variety of event documentation and understand the needs of clients.

Introduction to Budgeting – financial intelligence is a MUST for every event professional. You’ll not only learn how to create and manage a budget, but also to how to use it as an effective management-reporting tool.

Venue Management – look at venue finding, site visits, contact negotiation, visualising event set ups and the commission process.

Skills Of An Event Manager – develop an understanding of the scope and breadth of the event industry.

Creativity – study why creativity is important and how it can positively impact an event journey plus how to present ideas to clients.

Introduction to Production & Technical – create simple site plans, comprehend how AV and special effect can enhance an event and how to use production effectively and when it is required.

Marketing – learn the basic principles and models of marketing and create a simple marketing plan that will help you successfully promote an event and attract the right audience.

Social Media – look at different platforms, what audiences use them and which social media will be most effective to promote your event.

Creativity in Events – Learn about creativity and how to use it when organising events. Develop skills to turn ideas into reality and to effectively communicate them to a client.

Accreditations

This course is accredited by the Event Academy.

At the end of the course you’ll receive a certificate of achievement showing that you have completed a course with us. Please feel free to upload this on to all your social media platforms, so that you can shout about your success.

We are also accredited by the CPD Standards Office so if your place of work recognises Continual Professional Development then this course entitles you to 25 CPD credits.

Learning Resources

Each lesson will begin with a clear outline of what you’ll learn and the time we think it will take you to complete.

As well as your online training lecture, you will find a wide variety of downloadable resources to supplement your learning including:

Information and factsheets
Template documents
Reflective Exercises

At the end of the course there is a non-assessed quiz for you to take. This will help ensure that you have met your learning objectives, and allow you to collect your certificate of achievement to show your employer or add to your online social network sites.

Assessment

At the end of your course you’ll be able to take a short multiple choice examination. Exams are marked electronically and you’ll receive either a pass or fail notification from us, depending on how well you’ve done.

After You've Completed Your Course

Once you have finished this course, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your learning by join another course at a higher level. You will be able to purchase the Advanced Course for a reduced price or you can study sectors within the industry. Further details about our other courses can be found on our website.

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