top of page



6-months, Full-Time in London or Hybrid
Available to UK and International Students




The main focus of your Advanced Diploma provide the fundamentals of event planning, coordination and delivery. Learn how to build planning timelines, develop budgets for events, apply project management principles to event planning, source, select and coordinate event suppliers, services and contractors, source and recommend venues, undertake event feasibility studies, set goals and evaluate event success measures, develop risk assessments, apply health and safety legislation, undertake client consultations, develop sponsorship packages, produce sustainable events, understand event production and promoting and marketing events. 

Business Team


Your leadership and management studies support your event management skills as you'll develop a knowledge and understanding of organisational functions that every event manager should be familiar with.  Learn about building productive working relationships, operational and human resource planning and management, about business strategy and development. Understand the development of managerial effectiveness and learn about important project management principles that underpin successful event planning. 

Meeting in an office


Your three electives provide you the opportunity to tailor your course to suit your personal learning and career goals. ​

The electives you can choose from are:  Venue Management, Sports Event Management, Wedding and Social Event Planning, Festivals and Cultural Event Management, Concerts and Live Entertainment Management, Luxury Brand Management, Digital Transformation and Change Management, Sustainability Policy and Practices, Entrepreneurship and Business Start-ups, Digital Marketing.

Click here for elective summaries


This 6-month course provides you with dual qualifications:

Advanced Diploma in Event Management (L4) TQUK Endorsed Course (includes 3 Electives) and the

 TQUK Level 4 Diploma in Management & Leadership (RQF) Ofqual Regulated

The Event Industry

  • The Business Environment - UK and Global

  • The Role of an Event Manager, Working Conditions and Ethics

  • Event Associations and Organisations

  • Event Trends


Event Feasibility

  • What is a Feasibility Study

  • Event Feasibility Components

  • Establishing Event Goals and Objectives

  • Setting Measurements of Success


Event Management

  • Identifying and Understanding Event Legalities and Permissions

  • Event Planning Skills and Techniques

  • Resource Planning

  • Event Budgeting and Financial Management

  • Live Event Coordination: Event Build-Up, Delivery, Break-Down

  • Considering the Visitor/Delegate Experience

  • Introduction to Event Sustainability

  • Event Evaluation


Event Production and Technical Services

  • Lighting and Audio Visual Services

  • Rigging and Staging

  • Temporary Structures

  • Pyrotechnics and Special Effects

  • Electricity, Energy and Utility Provision


Venues and Vendors

  • Sourcing and Coordinating Vendors, Suppliers and Contractors

  • Identifying Event Locations & Destinations

  • Sourcing and Coordinating Venues and Sites

  • Venue and Vendor Contracting


Workplace Health, Safety

  • Health & Safety for Events - Legislation & Good Practice

  • Risk Assessment for Events

  • Event Security 

Technology for Events

  • Hybrid and Online Events

  • Digital Event Systems and Platforms

  • Technology for Event Operations

  • Technology and the Visitor/Delegate Experience


Event Theming and Design

  • Design principles and concepts

  • Sourcing Inspiration

  • Imagery and ideas

  • Design tools 

  • Operational design, theming and staging


Marketing and Relationship Management

  • Event Marketing Principles

  • Event Promotions and PR

  • Event Sponsorship

  • Sales Skills for Event Managers

  • Stakeholders Engagement

  • Client Consultation

  • Relationship Management

  • Pitching and Presenting Skills

  • Managing VIP and Celebrity Relationships


Specialist Event Management

  • Conference and Exhibition Management

  • Corporate Events and Meetings

  • Outdoor Event Management

  • Charity and Fundraising Events


Professional Event Practice

  • Live Event Delivery (Practical, Group Project)

  • Event Industry Placement (Practical, 60 hours)

The Advanced Diploma in Event Management (L4) is an Endorsed Course by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). An Endorsed Course is a course of learning which TQUK has evaluated and endorsed as a suitable and beneficial learning platform for learners. When TQUK endorses a course of learning, they are declaring that they have confidence in our ability to develop and deliver quality courses in our areas of expertise.  The TQUK endorsement status shows that we are consistently meeting the high standards that TQUK demand from their Recognised Centres in delivering a high quality learning experience for the learner which provides them with the necessary skills and knowledge in a particular subject area.

  • Awarded By: The Event School London Ltd

  • Endorsed by: Training Qualifications UK

  • Click here to learn more about Endorsed Courses

Event Managers Group.jpg

to Apply?

Click on the 'Apply Now' link for our online application form and application guidance.

bottom of page