BASIC EVENTS MANAGEMENT – BEM (1 DAY)
Event Management when compared to other professions such as medicine, law and accounting is relatively a young field. It is an area that is growing rapidly and now represents hundreds of professionals who are responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating a wide range of events all year round.
Events are all about creating an experience. Bearing in mind that first impressions last, it is important when embarking on any event regardless of its scale to take the correct approach and use the right techniques to ensure that your event is successful.
Its all about creating an impression, a memory!
This basic course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to successfully plan, implement, organize, manage, monitor and evaluate events.
Events coordinators, Sports Personnel, Administrative Assistants, Project Officers or anyone wishing to hone their organizational skills when it comes to events planning. Anyone who wants to plan, organise an event, program.
Definition of Event Management
FOR EVERYONE WHO HAS AN IDEA AND WANTS TO TURN IT INTO REALITY:
This course will give you the ABC’s you need to initiate, think through, plan and develop any successful event. An event is an occasion where you gather people together to create, discuss, dance, decide, build – you name it.
Examples of events range from a workshop on youth education to a fund-raiser for a group of students organising a graduation night, sports, social, lifestyle events. Other events include an international conference of youth leaders and all the different activities, educational, interactive, and fun, that you might organise on Family Day or School Bonding Day.
1. PDCA cycle
-Introduction to PDCA cycle
-PDCA and events management
Understanding the PDCA cycle process and it’s relevance to Events Management.
2. 5 Ps to effective planning – The Event Planning Process
-Publicise and Promote
-Prepare and Perform
-Program Evaluation and Appreciation
Basic principles necessary to master Event Management. Planning , writing , promoting, evaluating and appreciating your event.
The key elements necessary to ensure that your event is successful (Murphy’s Law) – Contingency Planning.
3. Program Planner – Fact Sheet / Budget
Introduction to the Program Planner – Fact Sheet & Budgeting
-Budget – Profit & Loss
Developing a fact sheet, creating a budget and working within the budget. Preparing a event program and an administrative program for co-ordinators.
Participants in attendance will be able to:
• Develop an effective Event Plan to create and design memorable events
• Utilize specific techniques and tools of the event planning process to manage and monitor the success of the event.
• Ensure that organizational objectives are being achieved.
• Appreciate the importance of proper time management and task management to an event’s success
• Demonstrate events management skills
• Understanding Murphy’s Law and it’s relevance to Events Management
• Demonstrate a new and open minded approach to Event Management
An interactive approach that utilises audio-visual aids, lectures, class discussions, and group exercises.
A project where the student is given specific guidelines to follow and asked to plan an event.
Duration: 6 Contact Hours
Fees: The course fee is $150
COURSE WORKBOOK PROVIDED
-Creation of fact sheet
-Organising a committee
-Promoting an event
-Creating an agenda
-Post event evaluation
-Student activities worksheet
COMMENCEMENT OF CLASS
Inaugural class commencing on June 2017
Second run in September 2017
Third run in December 2017
Limited slots available ! Sign up with us TODAY !!
Confirmation details and email will be sent to successful applicants.
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