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Certificate in Event Project Management

Course Overview

The Certificate in Event Project Management is an online professional development course that focuses on event management within a project management framework. The course examines the critical factors for success of event projects, providing students with the theories, tools, techniques and knowledge required to succeed in the events industry.
Upon completion of the Certificate in Event Project Management, students will have gained a thorough understanding of key concepts and theories in event management combined with practical skills in key areas such as marketing and sponsorship, event conception and implementation, risk management, client service and venue and project management.
Graduates will be prepared to work in business, government and non-profit sectors. Work with events organisers, festivals, venue operators and events service providers, destination marketing, and venue operators on sports, arts and community events.


Introduction to managing projects and events
Types of events
Goals and objectives>
Impacts of events
Project planning
Project proposals
Project bidding
Project definition and development
Planning and project lifecycle
Project implementation
Project monitoring and control
Project Evaluation
Project scheduling
Effective Project managers
Event project logistics
Event budget
Risk management and legal issues
Event project contracts
Event marketing planning
Integrated marketing communications
Human resources and project teamwork

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

Organisation Capacity Africa

Country: Kenya