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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
31/07/202016 Weeks2Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is a useful introduction for 19+, adult learners who wish to pursue a career as an event planner or for those working in or preparing for a wide range of job roles in diverse sectors which require them to plan and organise events as part of their responsibilities.

No previous knowledge and experience are required; however, minimum level 1 English skills would be beneficial for completion of assessments.

Study levelCost
19+FREE

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is available:
•Fully on line

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

Unit 1: Planning an event
•Section 1: The extent of the events industry
•Section 2: The scope of the event planner role
•Section 3: Planning an event
•Section 4: Planning for contingencies
•Section 5: The need for health, safety and security measures.

Unit 2: Reviewing and evaluating an event
•Section 1: The importance of review and evaluation
•Section 2: The sources of information available for evaluating an event
•Section 3: The range of tool available for event evaluation
•Section 4: Planning the evaluation of an event.

Unit 3: Marketing and market research for event planning
•Section 1: Understand why market research is important
•Section 2: The methods and resources available for marketing
•Section 3: Planning the marketing of an event.

Unit 4: Planning human resources for events
•Section 1: Understand how an event is managed
•Section 2: Understand the team which contribute to an event
•Section 3: Understand the human resource requirements for an event.

Unit 5: Communication and customer service for events
•Section 1: Understand the importance of communication at events
•Section 2: Understand equality and diversity in relation to events
•Section 3: Understand why customer service is important at an event

Section 4: Produce guidance on expected standards of customer service for staff use.

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