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Advanced Diploma in Event Management QLS Level 7



Course Overview

Diploma of Event Management Online 

Boost your CV and your career prospects with an advanced Diploma of Event Management online, brought you exclusively by Brentwood Open Learning College. Fast-track your progression with an endorsed Level 7 Diploma in Event Management, now available for enrolment with no formal entry requirements.  Whether considering a career change, pursuing promotion or looking to progress to a PG Diploma in Event Management, this exclusive online program could make a real difference. Study from home at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, exploring key knowledge areas such as event planning and scheduling, contingency planning, creative thinking and innovation, human resource management and event marketing.  Start your online Diploma in event Management today, or call the team at BOLC anytime if you have any questions.

Why Study Event Management?

Event managers play a central role in visualising, organising and supervising all types of events.  Some focus on one specific aspect of event management, while others provide a complete range of services for a diverse audience of clients.  Careers in event management are ideal for born multitaskers with tenacious attitudes and a relentless eye for detail.  It is a complex and multifaceted field, which combines disciplines such as a project management, budgeting and accountancy, human resource management, supply chain management and public relations.  To succeed in project management is to pave the way for a wide variety of rewarding career prospects at home and abroad.  Not to mention, the opportunity to pursue your dreams of entrepreneurship and start your own business.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning Centre specialises in flexible self-paced online courses, including a variety of event management programmes for new and experienced learners. This Level 7 Diploma covers the topics outlined below over the course of 18 engaging modules:

Module 1 - Event Planning: An Introduction

Module One outlines the functions and objectives of the event management sector, discussing some of the reasons people organise events and the input of the event planner at various stages.  The basics of event health and safety are also brought into discussion.

Module 2 - Different Types of Event

Event categories and classifications are then discussed, focusing on the main differences between private events, public events, corporate events and social events. The characteristics of successful events across each of these categories are examined.

Module 3 - Effective Planning and Scheduling

The importance of meticulous planning enters the discussion in Module Three, touching upon the creation of a viable event schedule.  Resource allocation and alignment is also discussed, along with how to accurately estimate costs and the use of work breakdown structures.

Module 4 - Event Planning Process

Module Four focuses on the initial stages of the event planning process, outlining the preliminary checks and considerations that must be prioritised at an early stage.  Examples of which include safety management planning, production infrastructure, program theming and environmental scanning.

Module 5 - Event Planning Steps

Module Five continues with a broader look at the main phases of planning an event, including criteria to consider when selecting venues and the basics of promoting an event.  The importance of applying for all necessary health and safety permits at the appropriate time is also discussed.

Module 6 - Event Management Planning

Candidates are then introduced to the event management plan - the detailed project proposal that contains every important detail about the event.  Additional topics covered include negotiation skills, how to select performers for an event and finalising a site plan.

Module 7 - Contingency Planning

Contingency planning is discussed at length in Module Seven, in which learners consider a variety of common challenges and scenarios that can affect the event planning process.  Potential disasters that can occur while an event is in progress (and how to deal with them) are also discussed.

Module 8 - The Role of Customer Service in Marketing

Customer service as the cornerstone of every successful event is explored in Module Eight, outlining the importance of conducting appropriate market research.  An introduction to event marketing and advertising is also provided, including an overview of the marketing mix.

Module 9 - Techniques for Maximum Sales

Module Nine bring sales skills and the art of personal selling into discussion, with tips and guidelines for closing more sales and maximising the value of every sale.  Candidates learn how to adopt a ‘smart’ approach to selling, while using confidence and assertiveness to their advantage.

Module 10 - The Importance of Body Language in Sales

The sales theme continues into Module 10, which examines the influence of body language and non-verbal communication as part of the sales process.  Facial expressions, physical gestures and nonverbal cues are discussed, along with how to accurately interpret the body language of others.

Module 11 - Dealing with Difficult People

Candidates then learn how dealing with difficult people the right way ensures beneficial outcomes for all involved.  The different types of complainer personalities are detailed and discussed, along with the motivations behind those who complain and how to confidently address workplace conflict.

Module 12 - Evaluating Events

Module 12 offers a step-by-step guide to the event evaluation process, while questioning the importance of accurately and objectively evaluating an event. The use of surveys and questionnaires to collect information is discussed, along with the right way to conduct post-event interviews.

Module 13 - Creative Thinking and Innovation

The role creative thinking plays in planning inspiring events is assessed in Module 13, along with the importance of innovation in creative sectors like events management.  Activities and exercises for driving creativity and innovation in a team are also presented and discussed.

Module 14 - Building Better Teams

Effective supervision and inspiring leadership are discussed in Module 14, which introduces the concept of the ‘high performing’ workforce and how to steer a team towards success. Tools and techniques for measuring and evaluating workforce performance are also covered.

Module 15 - Communication Strategies

Internal and external communication requirements when planning and managing events are explored in Module 15.  Candidates learn how to create an effective communication strategy, along with the core elements that must be covered in a viable communications plan.

Module 16 - Time Management

Practical pointers for improved time management follow in Module 16, with emphasis on the importance of avoiding procrastination and prioritising tasks effectively.  Learners are also introduced to the SPIRIT methodology for setting personal and professional goals.

Module 17 - Stress Management

Module 17 emphasises the importance of taking a proactive and realistic approach to stress management, given the inevitability of stress in a fast-paced profession like event management.  Relaxation exercises and stress-reduction activities are presented and discussed.

Module 18 - Starting and Running the Business

Aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, Module 18 covers the basics of setting up and managing a successful event planning business. Candidates learn how to write a convincing business plan, obtain funding for their new business and market their agency at an appropriate target 

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Event Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

Careers in event management are ideal for outgoing and ambitious individuals with a meticulous eye for detail.  Whether the dream is to go into business solo or climb the ranks with an established employer, this Level 7 Diploma could pave the way for a bright future. Professions that fall within the field of in a management include convention planner, exhibition coordinator, event analyst, conference planner, meeting planner, activities planner, project manager and many more besides. The event planning sector is open for business, making now the perfect time to get started.

Who Should Take This Course?

Enrol with Brentwood Open Learning College and enjoy 24/7 access to our online learning platform, where you’ll find all the study aids and supplementary resources needed to complete your course. Our Level 7 Event Management Diploma is aimed at:

  • Ambitious and outgoing candidates with the ability to multitask
  • Newcomers pursuing rewarding careers in event planning and management
  • Event planners and managers working on their knowledge and skills
  • Anyone who owns an event management business consultancy
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start their own event planning businesses
  • Jobseekers looking to improve their CVs and employment prospects

Sign up online and get started on your Event Management Diploma today, or get in touch with our admissions team anytime if you have any questions.

Course at QLS
Level 7

Endorsement
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing




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Advanced Diploma in Event Management QLS Level 7



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£ 1100

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Course at QLS
Level 7

Endorsed By
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing






Course Overview

Diploma of Event Management Online 

Boost your CV and your career prospects with an advanced Diploma of Event Management online, brought you exclusively by Brentwood Open Learning College. Fast-track your progression with an endorsed Level 7 Diploma in Event Management, now available for enrolment with no formal entry requirements.  Whether considering a career change, pursuing promotion or looking to progress to a PG Diploma in Event Management, this exclusive online program could make a real difference. Study from home at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, exploring key knowledge areas such as event planning and scheduling, contingency planning, creative thinking and innovation, human resource management and event marketing.  Start your online Diploma in event Management today, or call the team at BOLC anytime if you have any questions.

Why Study Event Management?

Event managers play a central role in visualising, organising and supervising all types of events.  Some focus on one specific aspect of event management, while others provide a complete range of services for a diverse audience of clients.  Careers in event management are ideal for born multitaskers with tenacious attitudes and a relentless eye for detail.  It is a complex and multifaceted field, which combines disciplines such as a project management, budgeting and accountancy, human resource management, supply chain management and public relations.  To succeed in project management is to pave the way for a wide variety of rewarding career prospects at home and abroad.  Not to mention, the opportunity to pursue your dreams of entrepreneurship and start your own business.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning Centre specialises in flexible self-paced online courses, including a variety of event management programmes for new and experienced learners. This Level 7 Diploma covers the topics outlined below over the course of 18 engaging modules:

Module 1 - Event Planning: An Introduction

Module One outlines the functions and objectives of the event management sector, discussing some of the reasons people organise events and the input of the event planner at various stages.  The basics of event health and safety are also brought into discussion.

Module 2 - Different Types of Event

Event categories and classifications are then discussed, focusing on the main differences between private events, public events, corporate events and social events. The characteristics of successful events across each of these categories are examined.

Module 3 - Effective Planning and Scheduling

The importance of meticulous planning enters the discussion in Module Three, touching upon the creation of a viable event schedule.  Resource allocation and alignment is also discussed, along with how to accurately estimate costs and the use of work breakdown structures.

Module 4 - Event Planning Process

Module Four focuses on the initial stages of the event planning process, outlining the preliminary checks and considerations that must be prioritised at an early stage.  Examples of which include safety management planning, production infrastructure, program theming and environmental scanning.

Module 5 - Event Planning Steps

Module Five continues with a broader look at the main phases of planning an event, including criteria to consider when selecting venues and the basics of promoting an event.  The importance of applying for all necessary health and safety permits at the appropriate time is also discussed.

Module 6 - Event Management Planning

Candidates are then introduced to the event management plan - the detailed project proposal that contains every important detail about the event.  Additional topics covered include negotiation skills, how to select performers for an event and finalising a site plan.

Module 7 - Contingency Planning

Contingency planning is discussed at length in Module Seven, in which learners consider a variety of common challenges and scenarios that can affect the event planning process.  Potential disasters that can occur while an event is in progress (and how to deal with them) are also discussed.

Module 8 - The Role of Customer Service in Marketing

Customer service as the cornerstone of every successful event is explored in Module Eight, outlining the importance of conducting appropriate market research.  An introduction to event marketing and advertising is also provided, including an overview of the marketing mix.

Module 9 - Techniques for Maximum Sales

Module Nine bring sales skills and the art of personal selling into discussion, with tips and guidelines for closing more sales and maximising the value of every sale.  Candidates learn how to adopt a ‘smart’ approach to selling, while using confidence and assertiveness to their advantage.

Module 10 - The Importance of Body Language in Sales

The sales theme continues into Module 10, which examines the influence of body language and non-verbal communication as part of the sales process.  Facial expressions, physical gestures and nonverbal cues are discussed, along with how to accurately interpret the body language of others.

Module 11 - Dealing with Difficult People

Candidates then learn how dealing with difficult people the right way ensures beneficial outcomes for all involved.  The different types of complainer personalities are detailed and discussed, along with the motivations behind those who complain and how to confidently address workplace conflict.

Module 12 - Evaluating Events

Module 12 offers a step-by-step guide to the event evaluation process, while questioning the importance of accurately and objectively evaluating an event. The use of surveys and questionnaires to collect information is discussed, along with the right way to conduct post-event interviews.

Module 13 - Creative Thinking and Innovation

The role creative thinking plays in planning inspiring events is assessed in Module 13, along with the importance of innovation in creative sectors like events management.  Activities and exercises for driving creativity and innovation in a team are also presented and discussed.

Module 14 - Building Better Teams

Effective supervision and inspiring leadership are discussed in Module 14, which introduces the concept of the ‘high performing’ workforce and how to steer a team towards success. Tools and techniques for measuring and evaluating workforce performance are also covered.

Module 15 - Communication Strategies

Internal and external communication requirements when planning and managing events are explored in Module 15.  Candidates learn how to create an effective communication strategy, along with the core elements that must be covered in a viable communications plan.

Module 16 - Time Management

Practical pointers for improved time management follow in Module 16, with emphasis on the importance of avoiding procrastination and prioritising tasks effectively.  Learners are also introduced to the SPIRIT methodology for setting personal and professional goals.

Module 17 - Stress Management

Module 17 emphasises the importance of taking a proactive and realistic approach to stress management, given the inevitability of stress in a fast-paced profession like event management.  Relaxation exercises and stress-reduction activities are presented and discussed.

Module 18 - Starting and Running the Business

Aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, Module 18 covers the basics of setting up and managing a successful event planning business. Candidates learn how to write a convincing business plan, obtain funding for their new business and market their agency at an appropriate target 

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Event Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

Careers in event management are ideal for outgoing and ambitious individuals with a meticulous eye for detail.  Whether the dream is to go into business solo or climb the ranks with an established employer, this Level 7 Diploma could pave the way for a bright future. Professions that fall within the field of in a management include convention planner, exhibition coordinator, event analyst, conference planner, meeting planner, activities planner, project manager and many more besides. The event planning sector is open for business, making now the perfect time to get started.

Who Should Take This Course?

Enrol with Brentwood Open Learning College and enjoy 24/7 access to our online learning platform, where you’ll find all the study aids and supplementary resources needed to complete your course. Our Level 7 Event Management Diploma is aimed at:

  • Ambitious and outgoing candidates with the ability to multitask
  • Newcomers pursuing rewarding careers in event planning and management
  • Event planners and managers working on their knowledge and skills
  • Anyone who owns an event management business consultancy
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start their own event planning businesses
  • Jobseekers looking to improve their CVs and employment prospects

Sign up online and get started on your Event Management Diploma today, or get in touch with our admissions team anytime if you have any questions.

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