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Executive Education

Successful Events Management

About this course

Course code:
Z20000115
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Bristol Business School
Duration:
Two days
Delivery:
face-to-face
Programme leader:
Dan Knox

Page last updated 27 April 2018

Introduction

Bristol Business School's portfolio of short courses offers flexible learning solutions for you and your business. We have a range of courses covering a wide range of subjects on Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Coaching and Mentoring, Events Management, Project Management, among many others.  Our short courses are delivered by experienced practitioners, who apply their expertise and cutting-edge thinking with a practical focus.

Course introduction

This highly practical course focuses on utilising the potential power of events to achieve personal, organisational and social outcomes for both the public and private sectors.  It explores the purpose of events and how event managers can develop appropriate experiences for their intended audiences and clients. 

This course is purposely designed to immerse you in developing event ideas, pitching concepts and designing research to capture event outcomes.  The course will incorporate a site visit within Bristol as part of a fieldwork activity relating to event design.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at anyone working in events-related positions across the public and private sector.  Generally, this will be those that are new to managing events regardless of position within an organisation. You may hold one of the following roles: 

  • Events Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Events Assistant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Outreach/Community/Education Coordinator

What do I get out of it?

This professional development course provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Reflect on current and future practice
  • Develop core event management skills and knowledge
  • Engage in a practical simulation of real-world event design and evaluation
  • Gain awareness of contemporary trends and issues in the events sector
  • Develop new networks

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this open programme. Some experience of events management is desirable but not essential.

Structure

Content

What does it cover?

  • The programme will cover the following topics:
  • The Events Professional: Skills and Knowledge
  • Event Purpose and Design
  • Event Delivery and Monitoring
  • Evaluation of Event Outcomes

How will I learn?

This stimulating programme features a combination of interactive workshops, blended learning, experiential exercises, and field work involving a site visit to a location in Bristol.

Features

Study facilities

Our short courses are run at our dedicated Bristol Business Engagement Centre, providing a professional environment for your training needs. Located at Frenchay Campus, with easy access to the M4 and M5 motorways and Bristol Parkway rail station, it has four fully equipped training rooms, a communications and reception area.

To be able to fully participate in our course, you will need to be comfortable with using the Internet and searching for information online. Session materials are presented through a number of sources including Microsoft Word, Power Point, pdf and online workbooks and discussions.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

CohortFull feeEarly Bird DiscountAlumni/UWE Staff Discount
November 2018£500£450£425
Payment Deadline 18 September 201830 October 2018
April 2019£500£450£425
Payment Deadline 6 February 201920 March 2019

Course Dates

CohortDateTime

November 2018

Session 1

Session 2

 

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Thursday 15 November 2018

 

09.30 - 17.00

09.30 - 17.00

April 2019

Session 1

Session 2

 

Thursday 4 April 2019

Friday 5 April 2019

 

09.30 - 17.00

09.30 - 17.00

Location

Day one - Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY. How to find UWE Bristol

Day two - Armada House Conference & Events, Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol BS1 4BQ

How to apply

How to apply

To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the relevant online booking form below:

Cohort  
November 2018Book NowEnquire Now
April 2019Book NowEnquire Now

For further information

  • Email: Please contact us using the enquiry form above
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 117 87408

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