Event Management Planning
Managing Event Planningg Schedules; Feasibility Studies; Identifying Event Goals and Listing Objectives; Event Organisational Charts; Duty Rosters; Record Keeping Mechanisms; Recruitment; Reviewing Event Contracts and Agreements; Troubleshooting Event Co-Ordination; Creation and Presentation of Proposals to Clients;
Developing Creative Elements; Scheduling Entertainment; Site Planning and Inspection; Analysis and Management of the Registration and Admission Process; Providing Adequate Event Security; Planning Event Protocol Requirements; Coordinating Event Speakers with additional Entertainment for maximum effect; Identifying Appropriate Food and Beverage Menus; Event Contingency Planning;
Researching Markets; Resourcing the Exhibition; Effective Marketing Strategies; Key Promotional Planning; Audience Communication;
Definitions; Historical Development; the Advertising Industry and Professional Bodies; Codes of Practice; Advertising Agencies; Selecting an Agency and working with it; Advertising Campaign Planning and Management; Advertising Media; Types of Advertisements - Magazines; Newspapers; Posters; Billboards; Ambient Advertising; The Relationship between Advertising and Public Relations;
Marketing the Event
Planning the Event Proposal Strategy; Preparing the Event Proposal; Sending Invitations; Budgeting and Buying Advertising; Publicising the Event; Organising Contests; Merchandising; Packaging and Sales Promotion; Formulating a Public Relations Strategy; Conducting Market Research; Methods of Measuring Marketing Activity;
Introduction to Social Media and Social Networking; How Social Media is transforming the way we do Business; Facebook; Twitter; YouTube; LinkedIn; Instagram; Snapchat; Blogs and Blogger; Social Bookmarking ; Running a Social Media Marketing Campaign; Measuring the Success of Social Media Marketing;
Sustainable Event Management
The Importance of Making your Events Environmentally Friendly; Benefits to your Company; Benefits to your Clients; Benefits to the Environment; Environmental Standards & Eco-friendly Credentials; Schemes you can adhere to; Options Available; Carbon-Neutral Events; Types of Eco-friendly Events/Suppliers; Eco-friendly Weddings; Eco-Friendly Conferences; Eco-Friendly Caterers; Eco-Friendly Venues and Questions to ask them;
Corporate Event Management
Corporate Events Integration; Organising Local and Global Corporate Events; Corporate Event Types; Events as Corporate Motivators; Managing Important Corporate Events; Developing Corporate Events; Organising Corporate Hospitality; Negotiating Event Investment Returns; Managing Event Costs;
Event Risk Management
Budgeting; Forecasting Expenditure; Compiling and Understanding Event Contracts; Managing Health and Safety; Event Risk Assessment; Copyright and Trademark Considerations; Event Ethical Practice;
Accident, Incident and Emergency Management
Public Liability and Insurance; Accident and Incident forms; Planning for Hot or Wet and Stormy Weather Conditions; Emergency Management Plan for Fire; Explosion; Dangerous Chemical Release; Medical Emergency; Bomb Threat; Robbery etc;; Emergency Services Management; Fire Safety; Contingency Planning; Evacuation Plans and Training; Crisis Management Strategy; Media Management during a Crisis or Emergency; Management of Complaints;
Preparing a Conference Action Plan; Choosing Conference Sites and Locations; Working to a Budget; Developing Marketing Strategies; Identifying Legal Requirements; Evaluating Effectiveness of Events;
Sporting Event Management
Event Media Marketing and Management; Event Sponsorship; Managing Hospitality; Operating Strategy; Organising Staff; Admissions Management; Compliance and Protocol Procedures; Planning Awards Ceremonies;
This area covers organising Celebrity Events; Concerts and Launches; Television Related Events; Award Ceremonies; Fashion Shows; National Festivals; Galas; Special Themed Events; Internet Event Launches; dealing with Celebrity Agents; handling Celebrity Wish Lists; Fireworks Displays;
Government, Civic and Political Events
Planning for major Social and Political Events; Event Sponsorship; Managing VIP's; Developing Major Political Events;
Planning a Wedding; Timelines and Itinerary; Wedding Legalities; Budgets; Wedding Ceremony; Reception; Venue Sourcing; Supplier Sourcing Logisitics; Creating & Marketing Wedding Planning Consultancy;
There are many different types of street parties: Street Party; Street Meet; Street Picnic; Street Welcome; Street Lounge; Street Play-Time. Why Hold a Street Party? Planning your Event; Make Sure to Include Everyone; Activities and Fun; Decorations; Money and Raffles; Catering; Do's & Don'ts of Organising street parties; Road Closures; Insurance; Licenses and Permits
Sponsorship; Internal PR Functions; Corporate Image; Press and Broadcast Media Relations; Client Relationships; Internal PR; Commissioning and Briefing Photographers; Supplying Material to the Press/Getting Material onto TV and Radio; Organising Seminars; Exhibitions and Conferences; Audio/Visual Aids; Writing Skills - Press Releases; Writing Feature Articles for the Press; In-house Journals and Newsletters; Crisis Management; Corporate Advertising; Brochures and Printing;
ONLINE PR MODULE
The Social Media Landscape
Blogs; Microblogs; Chatrooms; Delicious; Email; Flickr; Twitter; Instant messaging; Message Boards; Mobile Internet ; New Media Releases; Online Conferencing; Online Surveys; Pay per click; Podcasts; RSS; Search Engines; SEO; Social Networking Service Sites; Video Sharing; Virtual worlds; VoIP; Wiki and Widgets;
The Internet as a Media
Commercial Implications of the Internet; Social Interaction with the Internet; Web 2;0 and its Implications; Internet Convergence; the Network Effect; Internet Information Exchange; Internet Audience Size and Exposure; Internet Culture and Communication; Transparency and the Internet;
Online PR Building Blocks
Online Communications Platforms; Online Communication Channels; Online Communication Mediums; Interactivity and Application of Communication Channels; Policy; Optimisation; Monitoring and Evaluation of Online Communications Channels; Online Communications Channels Planning and Implementation;
Social Media and PR Strategy
Local versus Global Communication; Landscaping Platforms; Channels and context; Online PR Organisational Analysis and Segmentation; Developing Online PR Strategies; Online PR Tactics and SEO considerations; Online PR Planning; Managing Online PR Risk and Opportunities;
Online Influences on Present PR Practices
Internet influence on News; Internet Journalists; Economics of Online News Production; Internet Critics and other influences; the PR Practitioner as an Online Publisher; Ethical Internet PR; Truthfulness and Duty of Care; Online Ethics; Debate; Guidelines and Best Practice; Monitoring and Evaluation of Social Media Discourse; Trends and Value; Policy Influences; corporate speak; Implications of Social Media for Corporate Social Responsibility;
Setting Up & Marketing Your Own Consultancy
The Business Plan; Legalities; Setting Up; Marketing strategy; Knowing Your Competitors; Promotional Tools;
Preparation and Research; Speech Content - Subject Matter and Objectives; Speech Delivery and Variety; Body Language; Eye Contact; Presentation Aids; Management of Locations and Audiences; Presentation Structure;
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Professional Diploma qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).
The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.
next start date: 27th March 2020
Duration: You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for one calendar year. However, you can complete the course in as little as 4 - 6 months, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
Course Fees: 795.00 GPB
To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.
Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
Fitzwilliam Institute closes on Bank Holidays and for a number of days at Christmas and New Year. Fitzwilliam Institute reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter courses without notice or to change any of the details in this brochure. Fees are not refundable unless the course is cancelled by Fitzwilliam Institute. Distance Learning courses are provided by Fitzwilliam Institute BGLS Ltd.