Introduction to Event Management 2 Day Course – CPD accredited


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Event Management is a growing skill in a growing industry that is required as a part of everyday careers. There are numerous jobs in Event Management, but many other careers require the coordination of Events as part of their tasks, such as PA or administrator roles. Our Intro to Event Management Course will help you build your career.

This two-day practical virtual classroom course acts as an introduction to Event Management. The workshop format is highly interactive and provides the learner with the technical overview of how best to approach an event.

Intro to Event Management Course

Course Content

Day 1 – Event Management Overview

  • 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 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

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at people with limited or no experience in Events Management. It can be taken by people looking to start a career in Events Management or people who would like to gain knowledge or widen their skill base to function as Events Managers, possibly as a part of their role.

Benefits of the course

  • Technical skills required to plan and organise an event.
  • Successful promotion of your event.
  • A focus on the key soft skills required to deliver an event successfully
  • Practical exercises to simulate a work environment to help gain confidence and experience in the workplace.
  • How to delegate and prioritise 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
  • Evaluating and learning from an experienced trainer


The precise crisp nature of the trainer and the level of useful information provided – Michelle Clarke, Tulchan Communications

Right content to enable running better future events, highly effective and informative with great examplesDanielle Bradford, Crossrail

CPD Certification on successful completion

The CPD qualification (Continuing Professional Development) is a form of accredited training required by many professional bodies such as solicitors, barristers, accountants and many more.

Not only are CPD Courses well respected and known across the globe, but they are also often required for certain industries. A CPD-accredited course on your CV is likely to benefit your job prospects greatly.


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Additional information


29-30 April 2024, 20-21 June 2024