Do you dream of running your own events business? Do you love planning events and bringing your ideas to life? Do you want to further your knowledge on how to create a successful event, end-to-end? Then this course is for you.
Designed as the perfect introductory course to provide you a solid foundation into the growing events industry and event management. Learn about each phase of an event, from the ideation, to planning and conception, to the execution. Gain a better understanding and further develop your skills in marketing, promotions, project management, planning menus and managing budgets, so you can deliver successful events including gallery openings and exhibitions, festivals, weddings and parties and sporting events.
Who's It For?
This course may be of interest to people working, or aspiring to work in or as:
- Event Planners
- Event Coordinators
- Event Production
- Food Stall Owners
- Sporting Events
- Corporate Events
- Private Events
- Restaurant Owners or Restaurant Management
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
- 300 hours spaced across 3 key modules and 26 subjects
Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.
- Student Support: You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, tutor and our experienced course advisors, who are available to you 5 days a week
- Certification: Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each module completed and Certificate of Completion
- Availability of Content: 12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)
Module 1: Event Management
This module explores the fundamentals of event planning and management. Learn step-by-step the various stages of executing an event, including concept development, delivering the event on-time and to budget, to creating a marketing and promotional plan. Discover ways to minimise risk, from both a financial point of view as well as crowd control and food hygiene.
Module 2: Food and Beverage Management
This module develops an excellent and sound foundation for working in a restaurant, catering or other food service enterprise. Learn how to manage commercial kitchen facilities (including safe good storage and preparation), and gain an understanding of alternative cooking processes to ensure you can confidently make appropriate decisions on the best approach. Discover how to plan menus for a variety of events and situations, including catering, restaurants and food stalls, and explore ways to manage catering or restaurant staff and what skills are required for best-in-practice waiting staff.
Module 3: Business Studies
This module is designed to provide you with the essentials of business management so that you can make the most appropriate decisions for a business you own or manage for a successful operation. You will gain a better understanding of a broad variety of business procedures, from communications, to production, to staff and team management and financial management. Discover the different ways of working for a small business, understand how to minimise risk and learn how to manage staff conflict, so you can set the business up for success.
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