How to Get into the Event Industry

19th July 2017

19th July 2017

12:00 am To 12:00 am

Courses Description

An online course for students and young professionals who want to start a career in the event management industry.

Course Description

The course How to Get into the Event Industry is for students and young professionals who want to break into the event management industry and start their career in events.

The events industry is extremely vast and incredibly competitive, taking this course will give you guidance on the best ways to stand out and get the job as well as give students an insight into the industry itself. We will also lift the lid on what employers are actually looking for.

There is video, audio and slides as well as reading chapters and exercises that will guide you through the four key sections: How to Stand Out, Getting that Job, Understanding your Industry and What Employers Want.

By the end of the course you will have have the clarity, confidence and strategies for breaking into the industry and starting your career.

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is an interest in the events industry.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 33 lectures and 2 hours of content!
  • Understand more about who you are and be able to communicate that with confidence
  • You will have the clarity and focus to apply for more effective job search
  • You will learn about creating your CV, preparing for interviews and building experience
  • You will learn how to grow your professional network and network effectively
  • By the end of the course you will have a better understanding of the events industry
  • You will be equipped a knowledge of the business basics – giving you a head start in the world of work
  • This course will offer you an exclusive insight into what employers are looking for from people like you

What is the target audience?

  • Students who are looking to start a career in the events industry
  • Young professionals who are working but still need guidance on finding direction and understanding the industry

Curriculum 

Section 1: Getting Started
Getting Started
03:24
Getting Started: A quick guide to getting the most out of the course
2 pages
Section 2: How to Stand Out
A Message from Catherine
01:12
The Unavoidable Truths of your Career
03:40
A First Look at your Professional DNA
01:01
Exercise: Professional DNA
5 pages
Focus
 07:01
Exercise: Finding your Focus
2 pages
7 Strategies for Successful Personal Marketing
07:09
Brand You
3 pages
Exercise: Brand You
1 page
Section 3: Getting the Job You Want
A Message from Paul
02:41
Networking: Face to Face
12:41
Networking: Online
05:44
Curriculum Vitae
04:57
Interviews
08:12
Building Experience: Volunteering
05:28
Building Experience: Competitions
03:29
Building Experience: Internships
03:20
Section 4: Understanding your Industry
A Message from Paul
01:59
Introduction
00:58
Why have events?
01:24
Types of Event
02:45
Types of Organisations
03:23
Size of Industry
01:20
Suppliers
01:48
Understanding the Money
03:58
Contracts
02:10
Language
01:37
Glossary of Event Terms
8 pages
Business 101
6 pages
Section 5: What Employers Want
Early September Edition
1 page
Section 6: Course Wrap Up
Thank you!
02:07

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