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Event Management Course

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Course Description

SABPP certificate CPD management sabpp accredited course

This events management Course will give you access to the exciting World of Events, conferencing, Festivals, sporting events and any gathering of people that requires the services of a professional event planner. This would include wedding planning, conference organising and many other exciting event types.

Events and functions like conferences and exhibitions make up a significant part of South Africa’s GDP. It is known as the MICE industry (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events) and the people working in the industry work under high pressure, are required to work within budgets and often to very tight deadlines.

The MICE industry and events planning in general is not for the faint hearted, it requires, energy, enthussiasm and boundless energy but offers rewards unlike many jobs..

Module/Course information

You will learn a range of things from general communication and computer use to planning and disaster management. Subjects will include the following.

Presentation skills
Meeting preparation
Strategic planning
Venue selection and proposal preperation
Event management
Disaster management basics
Event accounting and financial management

Course Outcome

• The successful student will be well equipped with the skills and understanding of all aspects of planning and managing an event, provin=ding client feedback and accounts reporting.
• You will be looking for positions in event management companies, with professional conference organisers, event venues for internal sales and with Hotels for internal event management.