Diploma of Event Management

Melbourne Polytechnic

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of event-related skills and sound knowledge of event management processes to coordinate event operations. They operate independently and make operational event management decisions. Events are diverse in nature and this provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.

Course Fee:

$9,000.00

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Certificate III in a relevant area of study or relevant employment experience is strongly recommended.

Structure:

20 units: 11 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Source and use information on the events industry; Coordinate on-site event registrations; Manage event staging components; Manage on-site event operations; Enhance customer service experiences; Manage finances within a budget; Establish and conduct business relationships; Lead and manage people; Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks; Monitor work operations; Manage projects. Plus electives.

Study Pathways:

Advanced Diploma of Events; or advanced diploma or degree programs in business management, creative industries, events, hospitality, sport, tourism or travel

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Related Careers:

Events Coordinator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston No info Yes Full time 1 year
Preston No info Yes Part time

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