HPTU1001 – Certificate in Event Management

Are you a super-organised multitasker with excellent attention to detail? Become a certified event manager!

Event management is the perfect career choice for multitaskers with exceptional organisational skills, who can move at the speed of light and thrive under pressure! Special event planning can include many types of events, from conferences and sales meetings to gala dinners and awards. Become a certified event planner with our online course and get started in your exciting new career.

Rated 4.33 out of 5 based on 18 customer ratings
(18 customer reviews)
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18 reviews for HPTU1001 – Certificate in Event Management

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Therese Logie

    Not sure how to put it, but the website is not the best to use the back button, as it seems to take you to the top of the page instead. Company I work with, chose and paid for the course

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tina Morrison

    I don’t think the course could be imporved asit covered all the relevant aspects of accounting practises. I prefer to study in my own time and not in a classroom. I wanted to acquire my accounting diploma as I have been working in accounts for many years and felt I had the ability to achieve it. It also gives me more options in the future for employment opportunities. Thank you for the support and encouragement of Tracey Annan who marked my assessment

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Yanling Xu

    Convenience distance study, very enjoyable!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bev Garrett

    I was looking for an events course on-line and came across The Career Academy I think it was all very easy to understand and thoroughly enjoyable

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ilaria Colombo

    I think that more case study and examples could be useful to understand better. I liked the course I followed. I particularly appreciated the clarity and pragmaticity with which the topics were addressed. In addition, thanks to assessments I have been able to test my knowledge and prove myself.
    Finally, I would like to thank the tutors who have always corrected the assessments quickly, always providing much food for though.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ilaria Colombo

    I liked the course I followed. I particularly appreciated the clarity and pragmaticity with which the topics were addressed. In addition, thanks to assessments I have been able to test my knowledge and prove myself. Finally, I would like to thank the tutors who have always corrected the assessments quickly, always providing much food for though. I think that more case study and examples could be useful to understand better.

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Melanie Huata

    Because I felt like this was the course for me I am working full time and I am a mother of two busy toddlers aswell as being pregnant with twins so being able to complete this course has been not only a challenge but very rewarding to now say I have completed it. Indication of how long it will take for assessments to be marked.

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Melanie Huata

    Because I felt like this was the course for me I am working full time and I am a mother of two busy toddlers aswell as being pregnant with twins so being able to complete this course has been not only a challenge but very rewarding to now say I have completed it. Indication of how long it will take for assessments to be marked.

  9. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sarah LeClerc

    The tutors were quick and answered all of my questions. I like the fact that the course is online as I prefer doing it in my own time. The corrections given on assignments by tutors were very thorough also!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Amber Roberts

    I received good feedback on my work from tutors and I liked that I was able to complete the course in my own time.

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    Christina Finney

    Easy repayments and no student load required. I also could do it in my own time and not feel pressured having to attend a class each week when working full time and having children.

  12. Rated 3 out of 5

    Diana Forsyth

    Assignments aren’t too difficult, just need to find the time to do them. I do like the course and it’s enjoyable.

  13. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sonia Waara

    Manageable and pretty easy to do.

  14. Rated 4 out of 5

    Christina Finney

    Good course!

  15. Rated 4 out of 5

    Tala Morgana Clifton

    Pretty cool and straightforward, will definitely keep doing the course. Received the paperwork folder and it’s been really helpful.

  16. Rated 4 out of 5

    Lee-Anne Hannan

    Massey University did not offer a Certificate in Event Management, and this was the area I was interested in. More feedback is always a bonus. Comments on assignments are welcomed.

  17. Rated 4 out of 5

    Andrea White

    Good overall. When organizing conferences I would have liked to see some input as to “ice-breaker” games to play or websites to go to. I decided to study with The Career Academy because they were the only company who had an event management course besides the Level 7 one at Open Polytec or going to one of those conference event days.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mandi Timms

    I have chosen to study the Certificate in Event Management as I would like to be able to plan pop-up events, festivals and other corporate events like conferences and trade shows. The assignments and projects are great as I am able to apply what I am learning to ‘real life’ event briefs. Sometimes I forget I am not working on a real event they are so realistic.

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Key Benefits

  • Gain a Certificate to add to your portfolio
  • Clear overview of the most common event types
  • Plan your business for success
  • Developed by experienced event managers

Endorsed by the ILEA!

ILEA International Events Association LogoThe International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner. They have accredited The Career Academy’s Certificate in Event Management.

ILEA Feedback for The Career Academy

“At ILEA we’re constantly looking to encourage the very best talent to enter the events industry and for our community to keep that talent rewarded and incentivised. Event management isn’t an instinct, it’s a skill that needs to be learnt and understood, and then continually improved upon. The Career Academy is an excellent first step on this process.

 

There continues to be a debate in the UK and beyond our shores on the benefits between experience and academic learning, for me they need to be picked up in unison. We, as an industry, take on the responsibility of delegate and spectator wellbeing, while we have them in our care; we need to take this seriously and ensure our people have the correct and rigorous training and education.”

Alistair Turner, Past President, ILEA UK Chapter

 

 

“The events industry is emerging as a new and contemporary voice, and a leading marketing power house in the world of marketing. As an industry we’re more adept at competing with more traditional mediums such as PR, advertising and media buying, and have convinced businesses and brands of our value. Event professionals are being offered a place at the boardroom table and having a voice in companies that they have never had before.

 

For us, as industry, to truly grasp this opportunity takes professionalism from the very beginning, and education and continual professional development throughout, our careers. This is a really good course that opens up the importance of great event design, teaches the basics, but then opens up the student to a wider world of influence, and experience marketing.”

Kevin Jackson, The Experinece is the Marketing

Course Summary

Investment: £499 pay from only £25 per week on an interest free payment plan.

 

Assessment: 9 modules / 9 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement.

 

Duration: Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

 

Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone.

This course is perfect for people

  • Wishing to start their own special events business
  • Working for an event management company
  • Working for a conference venue, convention centre or hotel
  • Executive PA’s, secretaries and virtual assistants

You will work on a product launch as part of your course and become completely involved in the intricacies and attention to detail required in the world of event planning.

Endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality

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Course Modules

  • HPTG114 – Scope and Nature of Event Management
  • HPTG145 – Creating a concept and developing a theme
  • HPTG146 – The planning process – Physical and Human Resources
  • HPTG147 – Project Logistics
  • HPTG148 – Marketing an Event including PR
  • HPTG149 – Budgeting and Financial Management
  • HPTG150 – Risk Management
  • HPTG151 – Staging the Event
  • HPTG152 – After the Event

What our students say

“It was the most flexible online form of study for the course i wanted and the payment plan was great More interaction with the tutors.” – Emily Dutton

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