UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Events Management online short course

Course starts 6 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
31 October 2017
Course Starts:
6 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Want to become an entrepreneur in the experience economy - planning memorable moments such as weddings, conferences or parties? There’s money to be made in unique and unforgettable events.

Invest in this event management course from UCT and learn about the latest industry trends and approaches directly from an experienced event management specialist.

Gain the skills to design, administer and market events of any size in the South African context and start planning events that earn you a profit.

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What will set you apart

Ready to build your event management empire.This short course is the right career move for you, if:

  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart and want to back yourself up with the business savvy you need to start or grow your own company
  • You’re ready to gain the edge in a competitive sector by learning the most effective principles behind directing, designing, marketing and successfully planning events of all sizes 

Course curriculum

This UCT online short course in event management will provide you with the skills to  have the most impact on both consulting and personal projects. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to events management
  • Course Module 2: Event role players
  • Course Module 3: Bidding and securing an event
  • Course Module 4: Event organisation and project management
  • Course Module 5: Event operations and logistics
  • Course Module 6: Event design and decor
  • Course Module 7: Financial management
  • Course Module 8: Event marketing and sponsorship
  • Course Module 9: Risk management
  • Course Module 10: Sustainable events and event greening

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 6 November 2017.

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