Graduate Certificate in Event Management

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  • Course Overview
  • Course Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management is designed for working professionals seeking a formal qualification, as well as students who wish to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the event sector.

This postgraduate qualification is designed to expose students to contemporary event management theories, concepts and skills that are the basis of successful events across a range of economic sectors.

Students will learn how to critically interpret and evaluate the impacts, trends and issues associated with event management, as well as how to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Event Management, students may be eligible to articulate (enter) into the second trimester of the ICMS Master of Event Management.

The course structure comprises 4 core subjects and one Research Skills Workshop across two trimesters.

  • Level 600: 4 core subjects


  • Research Skills Workshop (16 hours in total)

All subjects are worth 4 credit points apart from the Research Skills Workshop which does not have any credit point bearing. Students do not pay for the Research Skills Workshop.

Australian and New Zealand students may wish to accelerate their studies course and complete this course in one trimester.

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

  • Critically interpret and evaluate the impacts, trends and issues associated with event management.
  • Engage in independent research.
  • Engage and communicate clearly with a diverse range of stakeholders associated with event management.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of key theoretical concepts underpinning the event industry.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of specialised management techniques underpinning the event industry.

Quick facts

Career Options

  • Conference/Meeting Organiser
  • Event Manager/Coordinator
  • Event Bidding and Procurement Professional
  • Venue Manager
  • Venue Sales Professional
  • Exhibition Coordinator/Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • PR/Media Manager for Events.

The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects. Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course.  A typical full-time study load is between 6 and 8 subjects per year (an equivalent to 24 credit points).

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