Events Management

Why choose this course?

If you get an event wrong the implications for your business could be terrible. You could find yourselves on the receiving end of some bad publicity – see http://bit.ly/1oXs3KT.

Customers (internal and external) expect high quality events but how do you ensure that your event is a great success and that you have achieved everything required? How do you ensure that it is within budget and the right people attend? These and many more questions will be answered on this exciting and stimulating course by:

  • Using tried and tested approaches to deliver effective events
  • Providing tools and techniques that you can use in planning your event over and over again
  • Focus on the key qualities needed to ensure you deliver effectively.

Objectives

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Use practical events planning and management process to deliver effective events
  • Overcome and plan to avoid some of the pitfalls
  • Use positive communication approaches to ensuring your event is positively marketed
  • Recognise the key qualities needed to ensure you deliver effective events

Who is this course for?

  • Event management staff including Events Managers
  • Administrative support staff working on delivering an events
  • People from public, private, and charity sector organisations
  • The course is ideal for those who need practical and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of events management

Course content

  • Using a framework for delivering your event successfully
  • Ensuring the event is worthwhile
  • Defining what you are delivering – scoping the event out
  • Identifying event roles and assigning responsibilities
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Producing measurable success criteria for your event
  • Identifying and managing risks
  • Understanding the tensions in delivering events
  • Using a robust planning approach in the delivery of your events:
    • Developing a work breakdown structure
    • Ensuring predecessor or dependency relationships are clearly identified
    • Producing and using various charts including milestone reporting charts
    • Developing realistic estimates – time and cost
    • Using network charts
  • Communications planning
  • Agreeing a robust event review and control system
  • Dealing with changes
  • Event closure and review
  • Learning from one event and using this learning on other events you are planning and communicating this to others in the business

What we offer

  • Highly practical training which includes individual work, paired working alongside group work
  • A certificate of attendance
  • One to one coaching post workshop (please note: this is a chargeable extra. Please ask for more information)
  • Copies of all course materials + course slides

Do let us know if you want to run this course in house for a group of staff. Contact us on 020 8446 7766 or