Continuing Professional Development Successful Events Management - face-to-face delivery

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Bristol Business School
Two days
face-to-face delivery

Page last updated 1 August 2022


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.



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.


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

Programme dates

Due to the ongoing Covid19 situation we have suspended our face-to-face delivery for this programme.

If you would like to be kept informed on future dates, please complete the enquiry form in the 'How to Apply' section.

Cohort datesTimeLocation


Session 1 - TBC

Session 2 - TBC


09.30 - 17.00

09.30 - 17.00


Bristol City Centre

Bristol City Centre

Programme fees

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.

Full Fee£525
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Early Bird Discount£472
Payment Deadline 
UWE Alumni Discount£446
Payment Deadline 
UWE Staff Discount£466
Payment Deadline 

Fees include refreshments and lunch at all venues. Parking is only included at the Frenchay Campus location.


How to apply

How to apply

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

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For further information

  • Email: Please contact us using the enquiry form above
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 117 84896