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Course Detail



Course Name

Event Management Essentials


St Albans

Start Time


End Time


Training Types

Marketing and Communications

Who the course is for

Most voluntary and community organisations use events as a way to bring together a selected audience, to communicate a message or to raise money or awareness. Successfully delivered, an event can have a really positive impact on an organisation.

Aimed at those with little or no experience in Event Management, this course will take you through the fundamental elements that contribute to the successful planning, management and delivery of any event, big or small.
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Course content

  • Defining your Event Strategy
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Event Content
  • Event Marketing
  • Building a Project Plan
  • Budget and Financial Controls
  • Selecting Suppliers
  • Delegate Management
  • Event Logistics
  • Post Event Activities

Learning outcomes

Participants attending this course will:

  • Gain a full understanding of the event life cycle
  • Be aware of the event project management process and techniques
  • Learn how to organise a successful event


Sarah Halfpenny

Trainer background

Sarah has worked within the events industry since 2001. She has managed a diverse portfolio of events and trained and supported over 80 event professionals.

Venue Name

Civic Centre


£25 for CVS members

£35 non-members

£70 private/statutory

Booking Contact

Please click here to book your place.

Booking contact:

01727 814642