Events Management Diploma | Free Online Course | Alison

Diploma in Events Management

This free online events management course will equip you with the skills to become a successful events planner.

Leadership and Management
Free Course
This free online course is a valuable foundation for anyone who wishes to work in the events management industry. Whether you want to work for a company or start your own business, this course provides you with the knowledge to make an informed decision about a career in events planning. You will start by learning about strategies, types of events and ticketing, before picking up tips on themes, suppliers, legal issues and health and safety.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

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This free events management course will equip you with the skills required to become a successful events planner. You will begin with an overview of the events management field and the various strategies involved. Next, you will learn about the customer service skills and personal qualities required of an events planner. You will also be taught about different types of events with an outline of unique considerations of each as well as general considerations.

You will learn about the various strategies for promoting and financing your event. Next, you will learn about event themes, how they bring your event to life and how to work with suppliers. You will also be taught about logistics, how to troubleshoot potential problems and how to manage your team effectively. You will learn about the legal issues you need to consider when planning and managing an event. You will also pick up tips to make an event successful, sustainable and leave a legacy.

The diploma certification course comes with a series of formative questions to help with your revision and study, before you take the final assessment. By the end of the course you will have a strong understanding of the basics of events management. Events management is a thriving industry which requires organisation, determination and charisma. This course will help you determine if you are a good fit for a career in the events industry. So why wait? Start learning today.

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Events Management and Strategies

Customer Service Skills and Qualities

Types of Events

Promotion, Finances and Ticketing

Themes and Suppliers

Logistics, Troubleshooting and Team Management

Health, Safety and Legal Issues in the UK

Success, Sustainability and Legacy

Starting Your Own Events Planning Business

Marketing, Insurance and Tax

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of events that you might create as an events planner
  • Explain the importance of customer service in this field
  • Describe the process of organizing small and private events
  • Outline the different stages of event promotion
  • Describe how to make the most of a venue’s resources
  • Explain how to manage the event space and the parking facilities
  • Identify the various safety policies that events planners have to watch out for
  • Describe how to set goals for events
  • List the pros and cons of running an event planning business
  • Explain how to advertise your business


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
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