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Event management N32947-Level 6

Event Management (QQI Level 6)

558.00 279.00

  • Course Fee: €279
  • Award: QQI Level 6 component Certificate in Event Management (6N4800).
  • NFQ Credit Value: 15 Credits
  • Format: Distance Learning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.
  • Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.

Course Description

This advanced programme delivered by distance learning is designed to equip candidates with comprehensive event planning and management skills. Students will learn how to:

  1. develop event proposals for clients,
  2. develop innovative event concepts,
  3. conduct feasibility analysis for events,
  4. lead teams during events,
  5. manage suppliers and service providers,
  6. develop event plans, work breakdown and event schedule,
  7. develop quality management and risk plans, and
  8. develop skills for staging events.

This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. The course is designed for those working in Event Management companies, Large Companies, SMEs, Public Sector or community and voluntary sectors. The course covers all categories of events including Business Events, Exhibitions, Conferences, Festivals, Charity Events, Entertainment Events, Sports Events, and Private Social Events (e.g. weddings, parties).

Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read.

Course details

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Event Management Industry
  • Types of Event
  • Trends in Events
  • Event Marketing
  • The Event Proposal
  • Identifying Client Needs
  • Research
  • Concept Development
  • The Event Proposal Document
  • Team Building
  • Organisation Structures
  • Motivating and Developing
  • Reviewing Progress
  • Managing Suppliers
  • Employment Legislation and Contracts
  • The Event Plan
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling Effort
  • Event Schedules
  • Managing Resources and Scope
  • Quality Assurance
  • Risk Management
  • Monitoring and Documenting
  • Legal Issues
  • The ‘Build-up’
  • The ‘Load-in’
  • The ‘Show’
  • The ‘Shutdown’
  • Post-Event Evaluation.

Who should complete this course?

  • Professional Event Planners and those who wish to become event planners
  • Conference Organisers
  • Party and Wedding planners
  • Business Event organisers
  • Marketing professionals who are involved in planning Events
  • Public Relations professionals
  • Those involved in organising Sports and Charity events.

Prerequisites

  • As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
  • One of the assessments requires candidates to evaluate: (1) an event which they have been involved in, or (2) a local event where they can consult with the organisers.

Preferred entry level

  • Leaving Cert or equivalent, and/or relevant life or work experience.
  • As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.

Programme Entry Requirements

  • If you take this course by distance learning the course material will be posted to you.  You can complete and return assignments/projects which must be typed rather than handwritten either by post or by email.
  • If you take this course by eLearning you will need basic IT skills and have access to broadband.

Progression to further Studies

  • This course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 6 credit towards the FETAC advanced Certificate in Management programme (Ref. BMANX).

Assessment

  • This course is assessed through assignments, a Project (which entails developing an Event Proposal) and a Post Event Evaluation.
  • All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam with this course.
  • As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, validated by a Verifier with an independent FETAC External Authenticator to complete the process. Click here for more information.

Accreditation

  • Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 6 component Certificate in Event Management (6N4800) from QQI.
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click here for details of the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Click here for more detailed Accreditation information.
  • There is a €85 registration fee payable to include administration, moderation and QQI accreditation.

QQI Distance Learning Courses

Location & Dates

This Event Management (QQI Level 6) 6N4800 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.

Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.