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The ICI event management course has been designed by the events industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. Course units include:

Introduction to Event Management
  • The event planning profession

Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event
  • Consult with the Client
  • Set Objectives
  • Choose a Date
  • Decide Who to Invite
  • Create Your Theme
  • Set the Event Agenda

Get Organized

  • Establish an Event Committee
  • Timeline Schedule
  • Budgets
  • Crisis and Backup Planning
  • The Rehearsal

Services and Specializations

  • Social Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Industry Events
  • Special Events

Venues
  • Finding a Venue
  • Space Requirements
  • Creating an RFP
  • Site Inspection
  • Site Confirmation
  • Pre-Event Meeting

Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Publicity
  • Sponsorships

Vendors
  • Types of Vendors
  • How to Find Vendors
  • Choosing Vendors
  • Vendor Contracts
  • Tips for Specific Types of Vendors
  • Coordination with the Suppliers

Event Day
  • The day of the event
  • After the Event / Event Evaluations

Preparing for Your Career
  • Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Ability
  • Creativity
  • Persistence

Getting Hired
  • Employers That Hire Event Planners
  • Event Planning Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Corporate Market
  • How to Find Job Vacancies
  • Advertised Positions
  • Unadvertised Positions
  • How to Create a Job
  • Job Hunting Materials
  • How to Prepare a Resume
  • How to Prepare a Cover Letter
  • Interviews
  • What Employers Are Looking For
  • How to Prepare and What to Wear
  • How to Make a Great Impression
  • Interview Questions
  • Discussing Salary
  • Following Up
  • Getting Promoted

Starting Your Own Business

  • Getting Started
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Choosing a Business Name
  • Legal Matters / Insurance
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Location
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Employees and Contractors
  • Differences Between Employees and Contractors
  • Tips for Working with Contractors
  • Financial Matters
  • Start-Up Funding
  • Keeping Track of Your Finances
  • Taxes
  • Setting Your Fees
  • Getting Paid
  • Client Contracts

Getting Clients

  • Getting Started

Choose Your Target Markets
  • Promotional Tools: brochures, your portfolio & website
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Promotional Events
  • Advertising
  • Free Media Publicity
  • Marketing to Corporate Clients
  • Responding to a Request For Proposal
  • Working With Clients
  • Responding to Inquiries
  • First Meeting with a New Client

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT?

  • Fast track your career in event management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a event management pro in months not years!
  • Study an events course that was designed in conjunction with the event management industry
  • Free up valuable time, don't wast time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week
  • Exciting, diverse projects
  • The opportunity to meet celebrities and other public figures
  • Freebies - see your event for free
  • Recognition - build your reputation with every successful event

CAREER PROSPECTS

Start an exciting career in events management! Why complete the ICI Events Management training program? With the right credentials, you can gain excellent positions working on such events as:
  • Exhibitions
  • Fashion show
  • Fairs and festivals
  • Grand openings
  • Award events
  • Charity fundraisers
  • Conferences
  • Holiday events
  • Meetings
  • New product launches
  • Political events
  • Seminars
  • Social events
  • Sporting events
  • Trade shows
  • Weddings
  • Or many other types of events

Graduates will typically gain positions with the following organisations:
•    Conference organisers
•    Event management companies
•    Promotional companies
•    Event and conference venues
•    Convention and visitors bureaus
•    Wedding and party planners
•    Exhibition venues and services
•    Incentive planners
•    Fund raising and charity organisations
•    Event management consultant
•    Event management business owners

COURSE LEVELS EXPLAINED
This course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the three levels below:

1.    Certificate: represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.

2.    Diploma: qualifications recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

3.    Advanced Diploma: The graduate is able to apply a significant range of principles and techniques across various contexts and functions. Graduates can expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.

STUDY MODE

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

CUT OFF DATE FOR THE NEXT INTAKE

Visit the following web page and scroll down to the bottom to find out when the next enrolment cut off date is:

http://www.ici.net.au/eventmanagement

Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

Your enrolment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of the Institute receiving your application. You can expect to receive your course within days of enrolling. When you start your ICI course its at your own pace and you determine when you finish. Don't miss out. Enrol today!

HOW TO ENROL

1. Enrol Online

The fastest way is to enrol online. Your details are kept secure and we don't share them with anyone.
To enrol online:

1.    Visit: www.ici.net.au/eventmanagement
2.    Scroll down to the bottom of the page
3.    Click on the enrol now button
4.    Complete the secure online form.

2. Enrol via the Phone
Call: 1300 131 582



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