DIPLOMA OF EVENT MANAGEMENT

This Diploma course gives you the business skills to manage and run large-scale events.

QUALIFICATION TITLE Diploma of Event Management

COURSE TITLE  Graduates of the Diploma will receive course credits to pathway into APM’s Bachelor of Business programs, which means you could shave up to one year of study time off the degree.

STUDY OPTIONS  IBBM On-campus or Flexible Online Delivery. The course is also available via APM’s online learning portal, which offers the flexibility of studying from home, in transit and around your work or family schedule. You’ll learn in a supportive and interactive online learning environment with lecturers on hand to answer your questions and support your learning.

COURSE LENGTH : 1 year

COURSE STUDY REQUIREMENTS 10 hours study required per subject, per week, during a trimester.

ASSESSMENTS Written Assignments and Exams

FEES 2018  PGK 2100 per subject, 8 subjects to complete

ACCREDITING BODY APM College of Business and Communication courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

COURSE OUTLINE Through this course, you'll learn to generate creative and innovative events concepts for a business environment and learn how to execute these projects. You’ll gain industry experience while learning from those well established in your chosen career.

You'll learn to apply management skills in developing cultural or social activities that meet the needs of participants, as well as the enterprise. You will also learn aspects of marketing, strategy and overall business practices.

You'll understand the role of events in the business environment, and learn to comply with statutory requirements. Our Diploma of Event Management course gives you the business skills to manage and run large-scale events.

CAREER  OUTCOMES  Some examples of job titles in this area include:

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Event Sales Coordinator
  • Exhibitions Coordinator
  • In-House Meetings Coordinator
  • Meetings Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS A minimum of a High School Certificate from a recognized PNG or Australian High School is preferred. If your High School Certificate was not taught in English, please attach evidence to indicate that you have: an IELTS score of 5.5.

In addition applicants must also have at least three years of relevant work experience. If you do not hold a High School Certificate you are eligible to apply for entry to this VET Diploma. If you have seven years of professional, administrative or managerial work experience. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis.  You must attach certified copies of your qualifications & CV or resume outlining required work experience and other formal or informal qualifications and certificates for your application to be processed. All documents must be in English.

START DATES 2018

  • 2018 Trimester 01 - 19th Feb 2018
  • 2018 Trimester 02 - 4th June 2018
  • 2018 Trimester 03 - 17th Sep 2018

SUBJECTS

This subject introduces students to the concepts of business communications and transferable academic skills. This subject presents an analysis of the types of communication processes which occur in the internal and external business environment, including an examination of the theoretical underpinning of communication in businesses. Emphasis is placed on writing skills, reports, and presentations, and using technology to communicate. The subject will provide students with research skills (information literacy), critical analysis, writing and language techniques. Transferable skills including time management and teamwork are incorporated in the subject. The aim of this subject is to provide knowledge and skills needed for Higher Education, to help students to manage their own success and to assist students in reaching their academic potential

This subject introduces students to the concept of an organisation, and their role within the organisational context. The student will explore the impact of their relationships and emotional intelligence within a business context, as well as developing the skills to foster effective workplace relationships and to learn how to continue to develop and refine these skills in the workplace. Students will gain an understanding of the idea of cultures within organisations, and how their actions interact within these relationships

Students will gain a solid foundation in the marketing discipline introducing relevant and contemporary concepts, theories and models. The subject magnifies the importance of understanding consumer behaviour, market segmentation, targeting and positioning, the extended marketing mix and ethics in marketing.

This subject explores how a customers’ perceptions – both conscious and subconscious – effect their relationship with a brand’s value proposition. Students will explore how a customer’s interactions with a brand during the customer life cycle will determine levels of customer satisfaction. Students will analyse Customer Journey Mapping techniques, Employees engagement in the customer experience strategy and metrics of satisfaction, loyalty and advocacy.

This subject introduces the student to venue management as an integral part of event management and operations. It acknowledges that each venue is different but that each venue operates within a broad industry model. Students will be exposed to different venue types and sectors and the general management principles; including the asset management, maintenance, repair and purchase processes.

This subject introduces the student to events at the initial concept phase, working through the design and planning phases of event creation. The subject will expose students to a wide variety of types of events and students will develop a solid understanding of appropriate event themes and design concepts.

This subject introduces the student to events at the initial concept phase, working through the design and planning phases of event creation. The subject will expose students to a wide variety of types of events and students will develop a solid understanding of appropriate event themes and design concepts

Building upon event concepts and design knowledge, this subject introduces the student to the skills and knowledge of event operation and management and the student will be able to learn how and where to apply the various operations and management tools. The subject further exposes the student to the strategic framework and strategic planning function; contextualised within the event management and operations environment.

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