A 5-Course Diploma of Specialization in Events & Conventions Management by Distance Learning
Aimed at those planning to work in, or are already working in the events industry, this Distance Learning course provides students with an in-depth understanding of strategies and requirements for the creation and design of all types of events including meetings, conferences, conventions and special events. Students will learn principles of researching, planning, managing and delivering events as well as budgeting, venue selection, marketing and selling strategies. Students aspiring to assume management positions in the events and conventions industry will also acquire the skills and competencies needed to effectively manage the event workforce.
From recruiting and training, to communicating and motivating employees working in this fast paced industry, the course explores the operational and strategic issues that apply to the management of human resources in each of the major event areas. The course further covers trends and issues in destination and venue marketing, strategic marketing planning and ROI as well as future challenges, opportunities and supply-side developments.
The course is a comprehensive introduction to the rapidly expanding field of Convention, Event, Incentive, Corporate Hospitality and Exhibition Management. It familiarizes students with the main actors on both the demand and supply sides of this exciting field of the hospitality industry, discusses the role of intermediaries in bringing the two sides of the market together and identifies contemporary and future trends in business travel.
The course provides an in-depth study of the principles and practices associated with researching, planning, managing and delivering events and conventions. It discusses the key components for staging an event, from its original concept to its evaluation. It covers topics ranging from initial budgeting to venue selection, from food and beverage requirements to transportation, providing a holistic and hands-on approach both to students and events managers.
This course examines in depth the strategies and requirements for the creation and design of special events. As competition among meeting planners increases, the need to design memorable and extraordinary events is a major concern for professionals involved in this field. This course familiarizes students with the basic principles of design, effective procurement, coordination and implementation of all the products and services, that will bring an event to life.
This course provides a complete insight into the marketing and promotion of destinations and venues for conference, convention and business events. It examines the marketplace and explains how its components and players interact, highlighting the increasing complexities and dynamics of the international meeting industry. This course covers key areas in marketing, such as trends and issues in destination and venue marketing, selling strategies, strategic marketing planning and ROI. In addition, it explores future challenges, opportunities and supply-side developments shaping this sector.
This course explores the operational and strategic issues that apply to the management of human resources in each of the major event areas - business, arts and entertainment, sporting and public events. It assists students in developing the skills and competencies needed to effectively manage the event workforce which may range from the event management team and paid staff, to hundreds of volunteers and numerous suppliers. It examines the various principles required to recruit, train, communicate, retain and motivate employees working in this fast paced, high stress level industry.
My learning experience was beyond expectations. I obtained a sound grasp of the global event industry and advanced my skills in event management. ...read more
I’ve loved my time here in Alpine. The course subjects were very interesting, specific in their aims and broad in their teaching. ...read more
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Hospitality Management was not my first choice but it was my final one, I had a passion to work with the people and help the environment. ...read more
I find the training I have received at the Four Seasons Astir Vouliagmeni, prior to its opening, most inspiring. I feel privileged and can foresee a brilliant career ahead of me. ...read more
I would highly recommend Alpine Center to potential students who wish to build a career in the challenging world of hospitality, and to gain international work experience. ...read more
The program of study is so comprehensive that now at the end of my studies I can’t just believe how much I have learned about the details that are so important and make a difference in a successful hotel operation. ...read more
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Distance Learning is ideal for working people who want to raise the bar and move forward in their career! ...read more
The biggest thank you to all to all my lecturers over the years. You were the best I could ever hope for! ...read more
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Alpine Center: a solid ground to take off towards Hospitality Management. 3 great years that will always stay in my mind! ...read more
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I hold two qualifications: A Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management from Alpine Center and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. ...read more