Sligo College of Further Education Tourism Studies & Event Management

Course Description:

Topics: Principles of Event Management, Research, Preparing Proposals, Crisis Management
Planning, Seeking Sponsors, Organising the Event, Marketing Tools, Media Tools, Promotional Tools,
Specialist Areas, Staffing & Evaluation.

Event Management is a dynamic, exciting and varied career. You will be booking venues, working
with celebrities, selecting food and entertainment. You will also be responsible for promotion, ticket
sales, health and safety, insurance, and crisis management if something goes wrong!

You might be working as a wedding planner or a conference organiser. You could be organising a
local sports derby, a nationally televised awards ceremony or the next Olympics. The Events
Management industry covers festival organisers, hotel staff in conference& banqueting sections,
and charities organising fundraising events. You might be organising an agricultural show or
planning a music festival. You could be a self-employed party planner or working for one of the
major event management companies.

You could simply be on a committee tasked with organising a number of important events e.g.
captain or committee member of the local golf club.

The job opportunities are many and varied. On graduation, you also join the international alumni
of the Irish Academy of Public Relations. They have graduates in 50 countries around the world _
you are instantly networked!

If you love organising, you have just found your niche. Enrol for the Diploma in Event Management

Course Day & Time: Thursday evening 7.30 – 9.30pm

Start Date: 21/09/23

Cost: €220 (Payment Plan Option: 2 payments of €110 is available for this course)

Course Format: In class with tutor – Maximum of 12 students

Duration: 12 weeks

Examination: By project

Enrolment: You can enrol online by clicking on the Easy Payments Plus button. Enrolment will begin on Wednesday the 9th of August at 10am.

Tutor: Irish Academy of Public Relations Tutor

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Diploma in Event Management

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