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Event Management: Legal Requirements and Sustainability

This free online course outlines the legal requirements of events management and how to plan sustainable events.

Leadership and Management
Free Course
In this course, you will learn about the legal requirements you need to consider as an events planner. You will also be introduced to concepts about how to ensure your events are successful and sustainable enough to leave a lasting legacy. This certificate course also examines health and safety issues and how to prepare for accidents and emergencies, before taking a closer look at the importance of marketing, insurance and tax.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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This free events management course will guide you through health and safety issues and explains how to produce events that are compliant with UK law. You will learn about the event planner’s role in creating safe events and how to apply for permits. You will also discover the legal requirements of weddings and how to plan for accidents and emergencies. 

Next, you will learn how to set goals for events and measure the success of the events using quantifiable or soft measurements. You will find out how to plan a sustainable event and discover why marketing and branding are instrumental to every business. The course goes on to explain how A/B Testing can help you choose the right marketing tools for you and outlines why word of mouth marketing is so valuable. 

Finally, you will discover the importance of building a website and how to use social media advertising to your advantage, before learning about your responsibilities regarding insurance and tax. As an events manager, it is vital that you are prepared for things to go wrong, and this requires knowledge and strategic planning. This course will help prepare you for a career in the events industry and give you an advantage over the competition. So why wait? Start learning today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the various safety policies that events planners have to watch out for
  • Describe how to run an event safely
  • Describe how to manage health and safety during the event
  • Describe how to set goals for events
  • Explain the quantifiable measurements of an event
  • Explain how to advertise your business
  • Describe how to build your reputation through word of mouth
  • Identify your responsibilities regarding insurance and tax


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