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Career In Event Management

Are you someone who has great organizing and social skills and adapt to this blooming environment then you can try your hand out in career in event management where you have to plan and execute everything professionally.

What is event management?   

So what is event management, before getting into event management let us understand what does management is all about. Its just conducting a series of planned actions leading to a successful episode of execution. For every other person management is different in different circumstances which can be either simple or complex and the person who performs it is manager.

Now an event management can be explained as the procedure of creating and facilitating an event. An event can be a wedding,a birthday party, a ceremony, an exhibition,a tournament,a concert or convection, and the person who handles it is known as event manager. An event manager exhibits many actions to execute his plan and also strategize at every step of execution and post execution. Different activities of an event manager includes planning, organising, budgeting, managing sales and promotion, finalizing location or venues, managing staff , be present at the time of event and manage post event requirements if any. 

 As per wikiEvent management is the application of project management to the creation and development of small and/or large-scale personal or corporate events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, weddings, formal parties, concerts, or conventions. It involves studying the brand, identifying its target audience, devising the event concept, and coordinating the technical aspects before actually launching the event.gi

Required Skills for event manager/planner

  • Communication skill
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Decision making
  • Problem-solving
  • Negotiator
  • Love to learn
  • Energetic & active
  • Fexibility

Categories of events 

  • Sports event(marathon)
  • Art and entertainments(concert)
  • Educational  events(seminars)
  • Celebration events(wedding)
  • Cultural events(garba)
  • Business events(product launch)
  • State events(party rallies,VIP visits)
  • Scientific events(new discovery)
  • Political event (political convocations)
  • Trade events(exhibition)

And many more.

Kinds of Jobs in event management

  • Event manager
  • Event planner
  • Public relation officer
  • Logistic manager
  • Event legal executive
  • Stage decorator
  • Wedding planner
  • Event (Budgeting & Finance) Executive
  • Catering Services Manager
  • Staff or Volunteer Coordinator
  • Marketing or Communications Manager

And many more.

 

Types of Event Management Courses:

 

Name of the Course

Type of Course

Duration

PGP in Event Management and Public Relations

PG Diploma Course

1 year

PGDM in Event Management

PG Diploma Course

2 years

MBA in Event Management

Postgraduate Degree Course

2 years

MBA in Event Management and Public Relations

Postgraduate Degree Course

2 years

MA in PR and Event Management

Postgraduate Degree Course

2 years

BBA In Event Management & PR

Graduate Degree Course

3 years

BBA in Event Management

Graduate Degree Course

3 years

BA in Events Management

Graduate Degree Course

3 years

Diploma in Event Management

Diploma Course

1 year

PG Diploma in Event Management

PG Diploma Course

1 year

PG Diploma in Media, Marketing and Event Management

PG Diploma Course

1 year

Certificate in Event Management

Certificate Course

3 months