"I have been working with Andrew Kirby and his colleagues at Regent’s College and continue to be impressed and excited by the development of the BA (Hons) International Event Management course over recent years. The students are immersed into the industry through a range of different experiences and guest lecturers, and this can only benefit the students when they come to look at the next step in their career. I am happy to be involved with Regent’s College and look forward to working with them on many occasions."
- Paul Cook CMP, Planet Planit Ltd
BA (Hons) International Events Management
Next Start Date - 9 September 2013 - Apply online here
The role of the events manager involves coordinating experts from a variety of fields. The BA (Hons) International Events Management degree aims to produce graduates who can engage with specialists in planning and executing a range of routine and complex events.
The programme will equip you with knowledge and skills relating to all stages in the events management process, from conceptualising and planning a project, through managing finances. marketing and operations, to delivering the event itself.
The international dimension is a theme running through all aspects of the course, and is underpinned by up to two semesters of study abroad and the optional study of an international language.
There is also an option to undertake a Placement Learning Project (PLP) on the programme involving 16 weeks' employment in an industry organisation.
The 3.5 year degree provides a management overview of all the main functional areas of business and the events industry.
The programme is structured into four themes:
The event operations theme provides the central and unifying core of the programme, and concentrates on exploring the events management industry and the range of approaches to service operations and management
The business and management theme covers the essential business functions of marketing, human resource management and finance
The international theme places the degree in the international realm by offering you exposure to other languages and cultures through optional foreign language study and a compulsory Study Period Abroad
Through a range of elective modules, the special studies for events managers theme offers you the chance to either extend your main studies in greater depth or to explore more specialised areas related to your potential career destination
Classroom study at EBSL is combined with practical opportunity. All undergraduate students complete a minimum of 30 weeks of work experience during the duration of the course, which will give you hands-on experience in international business organisations.
This experience is invaluable both in enabling you to apply what you have learned and enhancing your employability upon graduation.
Languages are another key element of the BA (Hons) International Events Management degree. You can choose one language from our portfolio of nine, allowing you to build upon pre-existing linguistic skills or to study a new language at beginner level.
Business and language skills are combined during the compulsory Study Period Abroad. Choosing from over 90 partner universities worldwide, you will spend up two semesters overseas as part of your degree studies.
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), giving graduates the opportunity to join the CMI in their final year, providing recognition and endorsement from the UK’s prestigious, professional body for managers and leaders. Find out more.
Please note that this award is currently validated by The Open University
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