Diploma of Event Management

Event Management
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Shortest full-time duration

1 year

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Do you see yourself co-ordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? This program will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry. Undertake training whilst engaged in practical event management throughout this course which reflects the role of the Event Manager responsible for the organisation and management of conferences, festivals and events either in a convention centre, a sporting venue, hotels, theatres or as an external independent event manager. You will be required to assist in organising actual live events at Melbourne Polytechnic and you will have the opportunity to gain paid or volunteer work at festivals, conferences and major cultural and sporting events. In conjunction with taking part in real events, you will be completing business, legal and financial management subjects.
Graduate career opportunities

The types of careers this qualification may lead to includes Conference assistant, Event or exhibition administrative assistant, Event or exhibition assistant, Event or exhibition operations assistant.

Post graduate study pathways

On successful completion of the Diploma, graduates may elect to continue their studies for a further six months by enrolling into the Advanced Diploma of Events.

Course fees
Accredited code

SIT50316 - Diploma of Event Management