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A new way to study event management

by Amanda Collins

You love people, you love parties and you thrive on organisation: you may be a born Event Manager!

The life and soul of a party, Event Managers create and execute amazing promotional, business and social events from scratch.

So how do you get one of the most fun jobs on the market? You start by studying a Diploma of Event Management.

But what if you have already have a job, or other time commitments?

No problem. Studying doesn’t mean you have to give up your job, or even interrupt your life to attend classes. How is this possible you ask? It’s simple, you embrace online study, with Open Colleges.

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How Open Colleges’ online study works

Firstly, everything you need to complete the Diploma is available to you via Open Colleges’ online campus, OpenSpace.

Unlike a traditional college with classrooms and timetables, OpenSpace is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You simply access your classes and course materials online when it suits you.

There are no deadlines, and you work your way through the course in your own time. No pressure.

You also have a team of Trainers and Assessors. These are industry professionals, who are there to help you get the most out of your study and to answer any questions you have.

What you’ll learn

The Diploma was designed by leading industry experts. This means that you get the most job-relevant skills, so that when you graduate you are ready to walk into work.

You will learn how to plan and manage events across the business, promotional and social sectors. This includes everything from conferences to weddings, corporate meetings and even festivals.

You will also learn to master business development, standards, budgeting, regulation and sustainability, as well as marketing, leadership and public relations.

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How you’ll learn event management with us

It’s not just what you learn in the Diploma that matters, but how you learn it. This is where the real innovation comes in!

You want a course that gives you a deep understanding of the industry plus the practical skills and experience to back this knowledge up. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you study online with us.

  • Learn in a way that suits you

    This online Diploma offers an interactive learning experience, which uses a mix of video lessons from experts, simulated scenarios, and engaging reading materials and assessments.

    This mix means that no matter how you learn (whether you learn more by watching, reading or doing), you are covered, and you will get the most out of your studies.

  • Apply your knowledge to the real world

    To ensure you are able to put your knowledge to work in the real world, the Diploma also makes use of real world examples and case studies.

    Each case study is designed to place you inside a typical scenario that you could face in the working world. In this scenario you use what you have learned to navigate through the experience and solve the problem.

  • Develop practical, hands-on skills

    The Diploma also ensures you get solid practical experience in the real world through a structured work placement. Here, you enter the workforce to practice and perfect your skills and make professional contacts (which could lead to job opportunities!).

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Where can your career go?

Designed to get you job-ready when you graduate, Open Colleges’ nationally recognised Diploma of Event Management will qualify you to work as an Event Coordinator, Event Manager, Venue Coordinator, Event Production Assistant or an Event Production Manager anywhere across Australia.

So whether your passion is planning parties, weddings, conferences, corporate meetings, exhibitions, product launches, or festivals, this Diploma will hand you the keys to unlock your exciting new career.

If you want to learn more about the perks of a career in event management, check out this article for more info.

Start your career in Event Management with Open Colleges

If you’re interested in learning more about the Diploma, or studying with Open Colleges, give one of our friendly Education Consultants a call on 1300 853 033 and have a chat. Who knows, one phone call could change your whole life!

1 Response

  1. Janine Marquez says:

    Yes, you are right! Studying doesn’t mean you have to give up your job, if you are currently working or even interrupt your life to attend classes. For whatever it is, if someone wants to get a diploma and add more knowledge then one can do it with determination and and a lot of hard-work.

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