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Graduate Certificate in Event Management


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  • Course Overview
  • Govt. Subsidy
  • 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.

  • Level 600: 4 core subjects

All subjects are worth 4 credit points.

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.

Government-Subsidy for Postgraduate Study (Domestic Students)

Must start in August 2021. Limited number per course: Enquire Now!

During tough times, it’s good to know there is help out there. As part of a special Commonwealth Grant Scheme, Australians starting their postgraduate studies at ICMS in August are now entitled $1200 subsidy per subject.

That’s a $4800 reduction on an ICMS Graduate Certificate program, or the first trimester of a ICMS Master’s degree.

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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