Planning an event is a step-by-step process with many stages involved. From budgeting to marketing, whether you are coordinating a corporate dinner, organising a wedding or designing a child’s birthday party, there are many factors that go into ensuring the successful planning of an event. The Advanced Diploma in Professional Event Management Skills course is designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and information to fast track their career in the events industry.

Through case studies, video guidance and practical exercises, you will fully explore each stage of the event planning process, learning how to identify your audience, decide on a venue, choose a theme, and much more. You will also learn the fundamentals of business etiquette, developing your management, networking and communication skills along the way.

Discover tips on how to plan for children’s birthday parties and communicate with partners and sponsors to back your event and build a growing client list. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the nature of the events industry and the role of the events manager
  • Familiarise with the event planning process, from budgeting through to marketing
  • Identify the different types of events and know how to plan for each one
  • Know how to select a venue and communicate with partners and sponsors
  • Know how to pick a suitable theme for your event and identify your audience
  • Develop your networking, communication, organisation and planning skills
  • Learn the fundamentals of business etiquette to grow your clients in no time
  • Discover some expert tips on how to plan home parties and children’s birthdays

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed each course module, you will be prepared with the essential skills to explore the many career opportunities in the events industry and set up a successful events business of your own. Professions in events management include the following:

  • Events Planner
  • Events Coordinator
  • Marketing & Events Manager
  • Pary Planner
Advanced Diploma in Professional Event Management Skills



Course Curriculum

Event Management
Introduction FREE 00:01:00
Events Management 00:11:00
Party Type Ideas 00:13:00
Theming an event 00:07:00
The Psychology 00:08:00
Childrens parties 00:06:00
Qualities needed 00:06:00
Shoestring Budgets 00:04:00
Home Party Tips 00:07:00
Conclusion 00:05:00
Event Planning
Event Planning Essentials 00:30:00
Budgeting Basics 00:15:00
Using the Committee Approach 00:15:00
Connecting with Partners and Sponsors 00:15:00
Advertising and Marketing 00:30:00
Selecting the Venue 00:15:00
Feeding the Masses 00:15:00
Business Etiquette Basics 00:15:00
Celebrating Diversity 00:15:00
Creating an Atmosphere of Service 00:05:00
Selecting Speakers and a Master of Ceremonies 00:15:00
Managing Contracts 00:30:00
Gathering Feedback 00:15:00
Event Day Roles 00:15:00
Closing the Event 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Advanced Diploma in Professional Event Management Skills 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Advanced Diploma in Professional Event Management Skills 00:20:00

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