Course Outline: What You Will Cover

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:

1 Scope and Nature of Event Management
  • What is Event Management
  • Planning an Event or Conference
  • When to Run an Event
  • Other factors
  • Where to Hold an Event
  • Event Management Companies
  • Planning Example -A Christmas Party
2 Developing the Concept
  • Naturally Occurring Events
  • Creating New & Original Events
  • Planning a Party in a Home
  • Making Decisions
  • Contingencies
  • Hiring Equipment
  • Fire at Events (BBQ’s, Bonfires, Fire Pits, Braziers, Torches, Fireworks)
  • Safety
  • Planning a Public Event
  • Evaluation Checklist
3 Physical and Human Resources
  • Volunteers
  • Managing Staff
  • Leadership
  • Giving Orders & Instructions
  • Communicating Change
  • Forming a Team
  • Types of Team Members
  • Elements of a Team
  • Dealing with Problems in Teams
  • Nurturing a Team
  • Committees
  • Guidelines for Planning a Show or Exhibition
  • Hiring Tradesmen
  • Choosing an Event Location
  • Décor
  • Equipment
  • Entertainment
  • Choosing a User Friendly Site
  • Lighting
  • Car Parking and Transport
4 Project Logistics
  • Contingencies
  • Traffic Management
  • Toilets and Locker Rooms
  • Security Lighting
  • Legal Liability
  • Understanding Legal Requirements and Controls
  • Negligence
  • Local Government and Liability
  • Minimising Risk
5 Marketing an Event
  • Target Audience
  • Publicity
  • Public Relations
  • Sponsorship
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Key Strategy
  • Business Priority
  • Action Plan
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Reviews
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
6 Financial Management
  • Types of Budgets
  • Budgeting an Event
  • Cash Flow
  • Controlling Cash
  • Cash Cycle
  • Liquidity
  • Financial Decisions
  • Budget Performance Reports
  • Improving Profit
  • Reducing Costs
  • Controlling Expenditure
7 Risk Management
  • Risk Reduction
  • Managing Risk
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Quality Systems
  • Contingency Planning
  • Catering for People Overload
  • Managing Slippery Surfaces
  • Identifying Risk
  • Workplace Policy
  • Risk Control Methods
  • Business Law
  • Legal Rights and Obligations
  • Consumer Protection
  • The Law & Employees
  • Dispute Management
  • Duty of Care
8 Staging the Event
  • Theme of an Event
  • Venue Choice
  • Audience and Guests
  • Ticketing
  • The Stage
  • Power, Lights, Sound
  • Catering
  • Performers
  • Hospitality
  • Recording an Event
  • Contingencies
  • Crowd Control
9 After the Event
  • Measuring Success
  • Dealing with Complaints
  • Cleaning Up
  • Repairing Lawns
  • Evaluation Checklist

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in event management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become an 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 waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as €28 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

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

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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 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 intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the two levels below:

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.

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.

Prerequisites

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

Diploma Level 24 weeks
Advanced Diploma Level 31 weeks

ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

  • Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Study Mode: Online Learning

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.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Recognition & Accreditation

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This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

Various government departments and business’s have enrolled their own staff with ICI for further training and development and is a strong indicator of acceptance and recognition by employers and industry.

The following is a partial list of companies and government departments which have enrolled or sponsored staff into ICI courses:
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Sports Centre, University of Kent
  • Department of Tourism, Regional Development & Industry
  • The Placement People
  • Skill Hire
  • Metcash Trading Ltd
  • Navman Technologies
  • The European Fund
  • Employment Directions Network
  • The Salvation Army
  • Calvin Klein
  • John Paul College
  • Legal Aid Commission
  • Melton Council
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • HSBC
  • American Express
  • Clayton UTZ
  • Hennikers Solicitors
  • Villari Lawyers
  • Prisoners Education Trust (HM Prison Service)
  • Uniting Care Institute of Family Practice
  • Workplace Authority
  • Centacare Employment Group
  • Employment Directions
  • MAX Employment
  • Gunnebo (Security)
  • Brookfield Multiplex
  • Coles Myer Ltd

Already in the Profession or Industry?

This course and qualification is a great way of consolidating existing knowledge via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), updating your industry skills and contributing towards your professional development. It is also one of the most practical steps you can take towards working towards gaining a promotion or better paid position.

Course fees can be claimed as a tax deduction as long as the course is sufficiently connected to your work activities.

What Do I Get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • A tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs.

On successful completion of the course you will receive:
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  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as an event manager
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipEventMgt
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program ( Click to learn more ).

Cut Off Date

  is the next enrolment cut off date. 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!

Course Investment & Payment Plans

How do I get started?

Click on one of the Enrol Now buttons below and you could be working on your first lesson – and towards a new career – in a matter of days!

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How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1 The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2 Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3 Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4 Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%) Letter Equivalent Rating
100 - 80 A Outstanding level of achievement
79 - 60 B High level of achievement
59 - 50 C Satisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40 D Marginal level of achievement
0 - 39 F Failed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.

5 Graduation

Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.