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An Introduction to Event Planning


Introduction to Event Management

The appeal of the contemporary events planning industry can be understood simply by taking a look at the numbers.  In the United Kingdom alone, the industry is valued in excess of £42.3 billion.  It is an industry that creates approximately 570,000 fulltime jobs, attracting over 85 million attendees every year.  What’s more, around 83% of those who work in the industry expect its significance and value to continue growing, both significantly and indefinitely.  In terms of job security, satisfaction and potential rewards, there are few industries of any kind that come close to event planning.

Explore a concise yet comprehensive introduction to event management with this inspiring tutorial.  Study the main tasks involved in event planning, along with the key skills required to become an event planner, the basics of the event planning process and associated challenges. Key subtopics include logistics, budgeting, creating an event schedule, evaluating and selecting venues, accessibility, event health and safety and many more besides.



  • Understand what Event Planning is.
  • Understand main tasks involved in event planning.
  • List the five ‘Ws of event creation.

Programme Content


  • What Is Event Planning? Main Tasks Involved in Events Planning
  • Skills Required for an Event Planner
  • The Basics of Event Planning
  • Logistics
  • Budgeting
  • Schedule of Events
  • Venue
  • How to Evaluate Each Venue
  • Document your Budget
  • Planning the Meals
  • Accessibility
  • What are the Benefits of a Successful and Safe Event?

Target Audience

  • Business owners and managers who organise events
  • Small business owners looking to improve performance
  • Anyone interested in setting up their own business
  • Individual working in hospitality industry and seeking for CPD
  • Events management staff looking to expand knowledge and skills
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Anyone interested in developing knowledge and skills about events management


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date on going
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