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TQUK L4 DIPLOMA

IN

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED

Our Advanced Diploma in Event Management is internationally and industry recognised and

Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK - the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK.

Join our six-month programme for a highly practical alternative to university, preparing you for entry into the world of events or further study.  With extensive face-to-face classes in London, your course offers live event planning and extensive practical experience from one of the world's leading event destinations - London's international exhibition, conference and event centre, ExCeL London. 

INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED

Accredited by the UK's Leading Technical Education Awarding Body - Training Qualifications UK

Ready to kickstart a career in business management? Our 6-month business management course is the best option in London, providing students with expert advice, practical experience, and invaluable industry connections. With multiple excursions, networking and world-class training, The Event School London is guaranteed to give you the tools and skills you need to succeed in business. Join us today and discover what it takes to be a successful Business Manager as we prepare you to become a sought after graduate.

TQUK L4 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (RQF)

START DATES & DURATION

26 February 2024

23 September 2024

Duration: 5 Months

Applications close 2-weeks

prior to course start date

or when class places fill

Apply Now

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

UK & International Students
Minimum Age:18 

 

Competent English Language Skills

GCSE's or A Levels or High School Certificate or Eqiovalent

Ask about our Professional Experience or Mature Age Applicant Pathways

COURSE FEES

Total Fees: £6,250  
​Deposit: £1,000

 

24 Month Payment Plans Available for

UK, EU, EEA & EFTA Students

 

Fees are subject to change.

ACCREDITATION

Internationally & Industry Recognised

Accredited by the UK's Leading Technical Education Awarding Body 

Training Qualifications UK

Ofqual Regulated 

IDEAL FOR

School Leavers wanting to gain an accredited Level 4 qualification

Career Changers looking for an accelerated programme to support entry into business management.

Mature age students seeking an accelerated qualification

International applicants wanting to add British experience and certification to their CV or portfolio

FACE - TO - FACE TRAINING

With so much of our lives now spent online, our full-time students prefer an 'in-real life' learning experience.

 

That's why our full-time courses offer extensive hands-on, face-to-face

training and experiential learning classes and activities in London.

On average you'll study in London two full days per week with London classes generally scheduled 10-4 on  Tuesdays and Wednesdays .

VIRTUAL TUTORIAL SUPPORT
AND ONLINE LEARNING

Your face-to-face training is supported by virtual tutorials that allow us to bring in expertise and guest speakers from around the world! And we utilise online learning content to enrich and supplement your learning experience.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment varies per unit and elective, but generally, apart from knowledge based online quizzes and short online tests, your assessment will take the form of assignments, reports, portfolios, practical and observations. 

HIGHLY PRACTICAL

The business world is highly practical - and so are our full-time courses! Vocational Education is all about learning by doing and our programmes are designed around experiential learning principles.

COURSE STRUCTURE

CORE BUSINESS
PROGRAMME

8 Units

These are your core business management subjects

BONUS
ELECTIVES

Choose a one-week intensive elective to gain a specialised bonus certification

Tailor your programme to suit your interests with specialist electives

ONE-TO-ONE
MENTORING

To ensure you receive personalised care when it comes to exploring and deciding on future career paths, you'll have a dedicated Mentor.

PRACTICAL 
TRAINING

Extensive practical training

supports and reinforces theory

 

Just like working in business, our students love to get hands-on!

Whether it's attending an industry event to build product knowledge or learning how to network we think the more practical the better!

BUSINESS
SIMULATIONS

Your class will take part in business simulations. 

A practical and interactive method for gaining valuable business skills.

INDUSTRY
PLACEMENT

Flexible options are available from 1-2 days a week to a two-week block near the end of your course. Students are encouraged to blend two to three options to gain exposure to a range of business types and organisations.

COURSE CONTENT

Tailor your programme to suit your personal learning and career goals with specialist electives.

Choose an elective to make your programme unique to you!

Key Details
Course Structure
Course Content

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 legalities and permissions for events

  • Event Planning Skills and Techniques

  • Resource Planning

  • Event Budgeting and Financial Management

  • Live Event Coordination: Event Build-Up, Delivery and 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 and 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

  • Intro to 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 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 TQUK

Unlock Your Event Management Potential

With Live Event Practice

During your course your class will plan, deliver and evaluate a live event. You'll gain valuable hands-on-experience planning an event from start-to-finish.

 

Plus you'll undertake an industry placement, ensuring you gain exposure to a range of event and venue types to enhance your CV and portfolio and to start building your event industry network.

Pay as You Go with Affordable Payment Plans

Payment plans for UK, EU, EEA & EFTA students

Earn While You Learn

GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE
...and Earn as you Learn!

In addition to the event practice included in your programme, we'll share a range of opportunities (voluntary and paid)

that you can sign up for to enhance your experience or to earn as you learn. 

INDUSTRY EVENTS
& NETWORKING

Our management and teaching team are well connected in the industry and we offer students regular opportunities to meet and mix with event industry professionals. 

While some of these opportunities are facilitated in our virtual world, many of the events take place in London - developing our students social and personal development, as well as professional networking and communication skills. Ideal attributes to support your competitiveness in the job market.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PAID WORK IN EVENTS*

Work in events. Students have access to our online "Opportunities Board" where we post

part-time opportunities for paid work during the course, and full-time opportunities for post course employment. 

We also offer guidance and mentoring during tutorials on CV preparation, LinkedIn profiles, 

job search and interview skills. 

*Paid work opportunities for UK Students

VOLUNTEERING
& WORK EXPERIENCE

Gaining hands-on experience and exposure to industry ways of working is one of the benefits of studying in London.

 

We share industry experience opportunities with our students including:

 - work experience

 - volunteering

 - internships

 - workplace observation

- workplace shadowing

Speak with a Course Advisor

Discover more about this course

THE PRACTICALITIES

The Practicalities
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COURSE VENUES

Venues on the

ExCeL London Campus

Royal Docks, E16 1XL

Closest Station: Custom House

On the Elizabeth Line or DLR

TERMS & BREAKS

Our 6-month programme is made up of two terms and one term break.

Start in late September

Term Break at Christmas

Finish in early March

ATTENDANCE PATTERNS

In-person classes and activities are generally scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

 

NB. Some electives are delivered as 5-day blocks. Your timetable will provide these dates

Face-to-Face Classes are supported by:

+ Virtual Tutorials

+ Online Units

+ Group Project Work

+ One-to-One Mentoring

+ Live Event Practical

Want to Learn More?

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Ready
to Apply?

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

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