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Event Management Diploma

The Event Management Diploma training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

As a co-ordinator or planner, event organising is no walk in the park and there are many complexities that go into making an event, such as a business marketing promotion, a wedding or party, a success. Events are only fun to organise when things are going your way. If you lose control of any one element disaster is ready to strike. With our well regarded practical, Pitman approach you will gain the edge in event management after carrying out this Diploma and that is when you will really love this element of your job.

Course Duration: 120 hours

CPD Points: 120

Event Management

Event Management Essentials

Get to grips with the tricks of the trade and build your practical insights, helping you to create events with the ‘wow’ factor. Learn how to organise, co-ordinate, profit, troubleshoot and much more.

Marketing Essentials

Learn what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market the company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products.

Successful Meetings & Minutes

Gain the skills to ensure every meeting you attend is productive. Build your understanding on logistics, preparation, note-taking, agenda planning and how to clarify actions.

Costing and Pricing

Develop the skills which will help you increase profits. From price-setting to turnover, margins and profits, this course will set you on the path to understand how to market and sell products and services.

Facebook for Business

Learn how to use facebook to help promote and market your company. Looking at how businesses can maximise their social media presence we look at the whole spectrum of opportunities that this social media platform offers a business.

or Twitter for Business

This is a short online course that takes you through the basics of how to get started on this popular social media platform enabling you to use effectively for a number of different purposes.

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience.

Project Management Fundamentals

Good project management skills are always highly valued within a business as they ensure deadlines are met, costs are controlled and the deliverables are right first time. So with this course your skills will be highly in demand.

Health & Safety Essentials

Amongst the many health and safety training courses, this is the one which tells you all you need to know in just six hours. This is a flexible learning programme – unlike many other health and safety training courses – so you’ll have the freedom to self-study whenever it suits you.

WordPress for Business

You’ll gain an understanding into best practice when creating the website content, and once you’ve got your site ready to go live you’ll then cover how to enhance your WordPress website using SEO, how to monitor and track the success of the site using Google Analytics and how to report on its progress and success.

Elective Courses – choose two:

Photoshop CC

LinkedIn for Business

Word or Word Expert

Excel or Excel Expert




Priceless for anyone involved in organising events, the training within this Diploma brings together all the elements you need to produce memorable, stress-free, successful events. Great for Event Managers, Charity Fundraisers, Business Owners and many more roles, you will find this Diploma provides many skills that can be used throughout your career.

This Event Management Diploma is designed to train you with the skills you need to get the job. With Pitman Training qualifications behind you, you can approach your Event Management career with confidence.

There are no prerequisites for this course

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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