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Event Management

International Career Institute

  • Online Location

  • Any Time Start Date

  • 24 weeks Duration

  • Flexible Study Mode

  • £798.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The ICI event management course has been designed by the events industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. 

The ICI event management course has been designed by the events industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. 

Course Content

Course units include:

1 Introduction to Event Management

  • The event planning profession

2 Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event

  • Consult with the Client
  • Set Objectives
  • Choose a Date
  • Decide Who to Invite
  • Create Your Theme
  • Set the Event Agenda

3 Get Organized

  • Establish an Event Committee
  • Timeline Schedule
  • Budgets
  • Crisis and Backup Planning
  • The Rehearsal

4 Services and Specializations

  • Social Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Industry Events
  • Special Events

5 Venues

  • Finding a Venue
  • Space Requirements
  • Creating an RFP
  • Site Inspection
  • Site Confirmation
  • Pre-Event Meeting

6 Marketing

  • Advertising
  • Publicity
  • Sponsorships

7 Vendors

  • Types of Vendors
  • How to Find Vendors
  • Choosing Vendors
  • Vendor Contracts
  • Tips for Specific Types of Vendors
  • Coordination with the Suppliers

8 Event Day

  • The day of the event
  • After the Event / Event Evaluations

9 Preparing for Your Career

  • Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Ability
  • Creativity
  • Persistence

10 Getting Hired

  • Employers That Hire Event Planners
  • Event Planning Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Corporate Market
  • How to Find Job Vacancies
  • Advertised Positions
  • Unadvertised Positions
  • How to Create a Job
  • Job Hunting Materials
  • How to Prepare a Resume
  • How to Prepare a Cover Letter
  • Interviews
  • What Employers Are Looking For
  • How to Prepare and What to Wear
  • How to Make a Great Impression
  • Interview Questions
  • Discussing Salary
  • Following Up
  • Getting Promoted

11 Starting Your Own Business

  • Getting Started
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Choosing a Business Name
  • Legal Matters / Insurance
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Location
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Employees and Contractors
  • Differences Between Employees and Contractors
  • Tips for Working with Contractors
  • Financial Matters
  • Start-Up Funding
  • Keeping Track of Your Finances
  • Taxes
  • Setting Your Fees
  • Getting Paid
  • Client Contracts

12 Getting Clients

  • Getting Started
  • Choose Your Target Markets
  • Promotional Tools: brochures, your portfolio & website
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Promotional Events
  • Advertising
  • Free Media Publicity
  • Marketing to Corporate Clients
  • Responding to a Request For Proposal
  • Working With Clients
  • Responding to Inquiries
  • First Meeting with a New Client

Course units include:

1 Introduction to Event Management

  • The event planning profession

2 Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event

  • Consult with the Client
  • Set Objectives
  • Choose a Date
  • Decide Who to Invite
  • Create Your Theme
  • Set the Event Agenda

3 Get Organized

  • Establish an Event Committee
  • Timeline Schedule
  • Budgets
  • Crisis and Backup Planning
  • The Rehearsal

4 Services and Specializations

  • Social Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Industry Events
  • Special Events

5 Venues

  • Finding a Venue
  • Space Requirements
  • Creating an RFP
  • Site Inspection
  • Site Confirmation
  • Pre-Event Meeting

6 Marketing

  • Advertising
  • Publicity
  • Sponsorships

7 Vendors

  • Types of Vendors
  • How to Find Vendors
  • Choosing Vendors
  • Vendor Contracts
  • Tips for Specific Types of Vendors
  • Coordination with the Suppliers

8 Event Day

  • The day of the event
  • After the Event / Event Evaluations

9 Preparing for Your Career

  • Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Ability
  • Creativity
  • Persistence

10 Getting Hired

  • Employers That Hire Event Planners
  • Event Planning Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Corporate Market
  • How to Find Job Vacancies
  • Advertised Positions
  • Unadvertised Positions
  • How to Create a Job
  • Job Hunting Materials
  • How to Prepare a Resume
  • How to Prepare a Cover Letter
  • Interviews
  • What Employers Are Looking For
  • How to Prepare and What to Wear
  • How to Make a Great Impression
  • Interview Questions
  • Discussing Salary
  • Following Up
  • Getting Promoted

11 Starting Your Own Business

  • Getting Started
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Choosing a Business Name
  • Legal Matters / Insurance
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Location
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Employees and Contractors
  • Differences Between Employees and Contractors
  • Tips for Working with Contractors
  • Financial Matters
  • Start-Up Funding
  • Keeping Track of Your Finances
  • Taxes
  • Setting Your Fees
  • Getting Paid
  • Client Contracts

12 Getting Clients

  • Getting Started
  • Choose Your Target Markets
  • Promotional Tools: brochures, your portfolio & website
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Promotional Events
  • Advertising
  • Free Media Publicity
  • Marketing to Corporate Clients
  • Responding to a Request For Proposal
  • Working With Clients
  • Responding to Inquiries
  • First Meeting with a New Client

Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Online

Flexible, 24 weeks

Any Time

£798.00

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Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the course.

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the course.

Assessment Methods

At the end of certain modules, you will be assessed via project-based or written assessment tasks. You are to submit these assessments to your tutor who will mark and return your submissions. You will find the submission link on the course page. The process is repeated until you have completed all the assessment tasks.

At the end of certain modules, you will be assessed via project-based or written assessment tasks. You are to submit these assessments to your tutor who will mark and return your submissions. You will find the submission link on the course page. The process is repeated until you have completed all the assessment tasks.

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