Certificate in Event Management

Who is it for?

Are you looking for the foundation skills and knowledge you need for a career change into event management? Or, are you in an event role and want to ensure you have solid foundations to succeed and progress within the industry? Then our comprehensive, Certificate in Event Management course is the ideal programme for you.   

And now, the addition of online class options enable event greater participation  from allover the globe. 

Course highlights


Learn how to plan events from start to finish.

  • Expert tuition from event industry professionals

  • Site visits on the 5-day course to major London event venues - learn from Industry within Industry

  • Small groups with strictly limited numbers offer a unique experience

  • Training Venues for Short Courses and Saturday Classes ideally located on the ExCeL London campus

  • Training Venues for Evening Classes held at the iconic Le Meridien Piccadilly or W Hotel

  • Online Courses are taught in Live Online Classes

Study Options

Choose from the following study options: 

Online course

24 Hours of Live Online Classes

Short course in London

5 Days, hours 10am-4pm

Evening Classes in London

8 Monday evenings, hours 6-9pm

Saturday Classes in London

4 Saturdays, hours 9.30-4.30pm


Course Details


Course Name

Certificate in Event Management


Course Fees

London Courses - £875.00

Online Course - £630



Saturday & Short Courses in venues on the ExCeL London Campus, E16 1XL 

Evening Classes at Le Meridien Piccadilly W1J 0BH 



Certificate in Event Management


Awarded by

The Event School London


Career Opportunities

Event Planner, Event Coordinator, Event Manager, Director of Events, Party Planner, Wedding Coordinator, Venue Coordinator, Stadium Manager, Operations Manager, Event Sales Manager, Event Organiser, Event Assistant.


Certificate in Event Management Courses

Course Content

The Event Industry

  • The role of an event manager

  • Industry working conditions and work ethics

  • Aptitude for event planning

  • Developing and updating your knowledge and skills

  • Event associations and organisations

  • Finding and progressing in event careers

  • Event trends


Event Feasibility

  • Event feasibility factors

  • Establishing event goals and objectives

  • Setting criteria for event success

  • Identify required resources

  • Applicable legalities and permissions

Event  Promotions

  • Defining your audience

  • Promoting your event

  • Social Media

WHS and Risk Assessments

  • Preparing risk assessments for events

  • Contingency planning for events

  • Health and safety considerations


Venues and Locations

  • Identifying venue & location requirements

  • Conducting venue research

  • Securing venues and locations 

  • Venue viewings

Event Evaluation

  • Measuring event success

  • Capturing customer satisfaction


Relationship Management

  • Effective communication

  • Working with clients

Coordinating Events Services

  • Types of event suppliers

  • Sourcing and selecting suppliers

  • Coordinating and monitoring supplier activities


Event Coordination

  • Setting event dates

  • Creating event timelines

  • Working with checklists

  • Developing Itineraries

  • Budgets

  • Technology for event management

  • Event managers responsibilities during:

Event build-up

Event opening - your role "on-the-day"

Event break-down

Post event activities

Online Events

  • Planning online events

  • Promoting online events

  • Delivering online events


"James was a fantastic Facilitator. He interacted with us as a group and gave everyone a chance to talk and provide their view. And the quality of the specialist speakers was excellent. It has been the experience of a lifetime."

— Megan

Site tours

On the 5-day short course, we use the global city of London as our extended campus and visits to London venues provide the opportunity to learn how theory applies to practice.

Our past site visits have included:

  • London (Olympic) Stadium

  • The Ritz London

  • ExCeL London

  • Tower Bridge

  • The Crystal

  • Queens House

  • The Orangery at Kensington Palace

  • Wimbledon

  • Good Hotel

  • Cutty Sark


to stay

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