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Event Management Award

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

Organising events is a sought after skill for many roles. Making sure you have the correct skillset to run stress-free, seamless, events is essential. Juggling multiple tasks, co-ordinating groups of people, marketing for maximum success, and taking care of all the little details which others would forget all play a part in managing a successful event. As a coordinator or planner, event organising is no walk in the park and there are many complexities that go into making an event, such as a wedding or party, a success.

Course Duration: 50 hours

CPD Points: 50


Event Management Essentials

Learn some tricks of the trade and really get to grips with event project management to ensure your events are always ones people are talking about for all the right reasons.

Learn how to:

  • Identify the different elements to an event
  • Map out the feasibility and logistics of an event
  • Plan and execute successful events
  • Communicate effectively to get the best from your team
  • Budget for event costs and identify sponsorship opportunities
  • Organise activities with clear schedules
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Market your events to gain maximum attendance
  • Analyse the success of your event

Whether applying for a job with events involved, or honing your skills to impress employers or colleagues this course leaves no stone unturned.

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.

Social Media – choose one from the following:

Facebook for Business, Google for Business, LinkedIn for Business, LinkedIn for Jobseekers, Video for Business, Blogging for Business, SEO for Business, Twitter for Business, Pinterest for Business, Instagram for Business


This course is designed for those who want a role in the Events Management industry.

By the end of the course you will have gained knowledge and understanding of the basics of event management and marketing, and Microsoft Word or Excel.

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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