Certificate in Event Planning and Management

This course will teach you the management skills needed to become a successful event planner.

Course Overview

We begin with an overview of the events management industry before delving into various strategies for ensuring well-run and memorable events. We then discuss the customer service skills and personal qualities that contribute to an event planner’s success. We walk you through various types of events, describing general concerns as well as considerations specific to each. The course delves into the methods you can use to promote and fund your event. Then we look at themes and explain how they can add flavor and personality to events. We then teach you how to work with suppliers and manage logistics while troubleshooting potential issues and effectively managing your team.

What you’ll learn
  • Recognize the various types of events
  • Describe the significance of customer service.
  • Describe the procedure for organizing small and private gatherings.
  • Outline the various stages of event promotion.
  • Emphasize how to make the best use of a venue’s resources.
  • Explain how the event space and parking facilities will be managed.
  • Outline the various safety policies that event planners must follow.
  • Discuss how to set event objectives.
Requirements

Candidates must;

  • Have at least a pass in English and Mathematics/Statistics at WASSCE, SSCE or GCE “O” level or NECO
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with Internet Connectivity.
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦170,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦255,000
Program Dates
  • December, 2023 – February, 2024
  • March – May, 2024
  • June – August, 2024
  • September – November, 2024

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