About this course
If you’ve got a flair for creating experiences that excite, and an eye for detail, then it’s time to consider a career in events.
This Diploma of Event Management has been designed to equip you with the well-rounded skills base you need to excel in the fast-paced world of events planning.
Delivered online or via blended learning (online and on campus) through William Blue College of Hospitality Management, the course teaches you how to plan and stage a successful event from start to finish.
You’ll cover important business skills like sales and marketing, risk management and HR while expanding your knowledge of key events concepts like selecting a venue, coordinating service, sticking to a budget and timeline, and meeting client expectations.
If you’re after a career that’s in demand, full of opportunity and never dull, then enquire about the Diploma of Event Management now!
Workload and assessment
In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a minimum of 10 study hours per week.
Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:
- Practical demonstration and observation
- Reflective journal/blog
- Process/research documentation
- Individual self-directed major project
Watch as William Blue’s students hit the ground running at the Taste of Sydney food festival
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Have successfully completed Year 12, or equivalent; OR
- Possess documented, broadly relevant work experience; OR
- Have completed or partially completed formal or informal study; OR
- Present a written submission demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this event management course, the subjects you may study include:
- Event marketing, sponsorship and relationship management
- Introduction to event, risk and compliance
- Customer experience management
- Introduction to tourism, hospitality and events
- Marketing fundamentals
- Understanding people and organisations
- Business communications
Why Torrens University Australia?
Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.
Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.
Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: