Introduction to Event Management - 2 Day Course

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Professional Training
2 days
499 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
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499 GBP
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Course description

Event Management Course - 2-day CPD Standards Accredited

This two-day course is delivered by an experienced professional, in an interactive classroom environment. The course delivers the fundamental knowledge and skills that are needed to build a career in Event Management.

Many jobs, including PA or Administrators, require Event Management skills. This course is ideal for people in other careers who are looking to develop real skills in this area.

The course is highly practical and has an extensive amount of work simulated exercises.

The course explores all key aspects of Event Management. This includes Risk Management, Planning Procedures, Constraints, Marketing, Promotion, Management Skills, adapting your career and CV to events and much more.

In particular, participants will strengthen core soft skills including Delegation, Prioritisation, Research and Networking - which are invaluable in Event Management.

This course is also delivered virtually.

This course is taught in a Virtual classroom by an experienced tutor, who will use a mixture of theory, interactive sessions and practical exercises.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is ideal for people who are working in Events and need to gain a formal qualification and training, in order to build their CV, skills and confidence on the job.

The course is also ideal for people working in other fields, who organise and plan events. The training can be used to certify their Events knowledge, develop awareness and skills, whilst building confidence to excel in their Event Planning.

Most importantly, the course offers an accredited qualification in Events. This makes it ideal for someone looking to move into an Events career, as the qualification opens up job options.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of the course, participants will receive a CPD accredited certification. They will leave this course with knowledge of:

  • Technical Skills required to plan and organise an event.
  • How to promote your event successfully.
  • Practical exercises to simulate a work environment to help gain confidence and experience for the workplace.
  • A focus on the key soft skills required to deliver an Event successfully
  • How to delegate and prioritise in order to effectively manage resources and meet your deadlines.
  • How to find the best deals and venues through research and networking.
  • Maintaining your networks for later Events

Training Course Content

Day 1 - Event Management Concepts and Discussions

  • What is an Event
  • What skills are required to be a success in Events
  • Planning your Events
  • Creating a preliminary Brief for approval
  • Getting the best guests, deals and venues
  • Working with an Event Team
  • Schedule
  • Budgets
  • Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Insurance
  • Understanding the audience
  • Create an appropriate atmosphere
  • Publicity and Promotion, including PR, Internet and Social Media
  • Client Care and how to act on the day

Day 2 – Practical skills for an Event Management

  • Practical exercises in preparation for an Event
  • Creating a preliminary Brief for approval
  • Researching venues
  • Comparative Analysis of Venue options
  • Risk Management Exercises
  • Creating Planning Documentation
  • Presenting Event Brief and Initiation Documents to Clients / Managers
  • Excel and PowerPoint Tips for Event Management and Assistants

Why choose Souters

Offering courses since 1988

Interest free credit financing 

Fully accredited training centre


The 2-day course costs £499.

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Souters is a renowned training provider that has been successfully delivering PA courses, Secretarial courses, Office Manager Courses, Administration Courses, Legal Secretarial courses, as well as Bookkeeping, Finance and Microsoft Office Training, since it was founded in 1988. Located in...

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EC4M 7DR London

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Average rating 5

Based on 7 reviews.

Event Planner at major not for profit
I enjoyed the course and i will apply it to my work when I am planning Events without a doubt.
PA working in Event Management
I reallly valued the trainers personality and approach. The course has given me the confidence and I feel I can apply for jobs knowing that I have the skills.
Anon, attended Event Management in London 2018
This is a fantastic course and trainers make it easy using real work examples. I really like the teachers way of explaining everything.
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