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Introducing a New Online Course with Sharifa - Work International Events and Travel the World!

Updated: Apr 13, 2020

We are excited to launch this new Snapshot Training Online Course from our online event management course suite. International Event Manager, Sharifa Wilkinson, presents "Work International Events and Travel the World, on Wednesday 15 April from 1.30-4.30 from our new virtual classrooms!

Invest in this online training course with Sharifa Wilkinson to experience focused, comprehensive training with The Event School London and take the opportunity to refocus your career and set a new path for the future.   This course aims to provide participants with the tools to identify international event opportunities and develop the skills/experience to secure roles at international events. Participants will learn to become focused and purposeful while striving to achieve their international event ambitions.   Your Online Course Facilitator, Sharifa Wilkinson, has worked on major international events including for: the Organising Committee in Venue Management and Games Operations Planning for international multi-sport events; the 2015 Pan/ Parapan Am Games, the 2018 Commonwealth Games;  and the 2019 Arafura Games.

Sharifa has also worked for internationally acclaimed venues like London's iconic Tower Bridge. Adding to her expertise in international events as Sharifa's qualifications with a Master of Education- Society, Cultures and Languages  and Bachelor of Science: Sport Management & Global Political Economy.


Learn more or book Sharifa's Snapshot Training Session


About Sharifa's Course:

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Identify their unique skills, travel aspirations and event interests.

  • Be able to build a strong foundation by improving their goal setting, networking skills, and understanding of the importance of targeted experience.

  • Be aware of the challenges and opportunities while pursuing international event positions.

Course Topics

Begin the process of working international events

  • Determining a pathway

  • Identifying your event skills

  • Searching for events

  • Exploring travel destinations

Building a foundation

  • Goal setting

  • Gaining purposeful local experience

  • Online/ In person networking

Embarking on your international journey

  • Understanding the international application process

  • Being aware of key offer letter/ contract details

  • Awareness of essential items before travelling

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