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Event Management Certification Course

By: Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

07 - 28 Mar, 2020  22 days

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NGN 250,000

Venue: Lagos, Nigeria/ Online

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Abuja, Lagos State, Nigeria 15 - 18 Sep, 2020 NGN250000
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 04 - 04 Feb, 2020 NGN250000
Lagos, State, Nigeria 03 - 06 Nov, 2020 NGN250000

The CeProd event management course has been designed by the events industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently.

Course units include:

Introduction to Event Management

  • The event planning profession
  • Preliminary Steps to Plan an Event
  • Consult with the Client
  • Set Objectives
  • Choose a Date
  • Decide Who to Invite
  • Create Your Theme
  • Set the Event Agenda
  • Get Organized
  • Establish an Event Committee
  • Timeline Schedule
  • Budgets
  • Crisis and Backup Planning
  • The Rehearsal
  • Services and Specializations
  • Social Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Industry Events
  • Special Events
  • Venues
  • Finding a Venue
  • Space Requirements
  • Creating an RFP
  • Site Inspection
  • Site Confirmation
  • Pre-Event Meeting
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Publicity
  • Sponsorships
  • Vendors
  • Types of Vendors
  • How to Find Vendors
  • Choosing Vendors
  • Vendor Contracts
  • Tips for Specific Types of Vendors
  • Coordination with the Suppliers
  • Event Day
  • The day of the event
  • After the Event / Event Evaluations
  • Preparing for Your Career
  • Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Ability
  • Creativity
  • Persistence
  • Getting Hired
  • Employers That Hire Event Planners
  • Event Planning Companies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Corporate Market
  • How to Find Job Vacancies
  • Advertised Positions
  • Unadvertised Positions
  • How to Create a Job
  • Job Hunting Materials
  • How to Prepare a Resume
  • How to Prepare a Cover Letter
  • Interviews
  • What Employers Are Looking For
  • How to Prepare and What to Wear
  • How to Make a Great Impression
  • Interview Questions
  • Discussing Salary
  • Following Up
  • Getting Promoted
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Getting Started
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Choosing a Business Name
  • Legal Matters / Insurance
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Location
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Employees and Contractors
  • Differences Between Employees and Contractors
  • Tips for Working with Contractor
  • Financial Matters
  • Start-Up Funding
  • Keeping Track of Your Finances
  • Taxes
  • Setting Your Fees
  • Getting Paid
  • Client Contracts
  • Getting Clients
  • Getting Started
  • Choose Your Target Markets
  • Promotional Tools: brochures, your portfolio and website
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Promotional Events
  • Advertising
  • Free Media Publicity
  • Marketing to Corporate Clients
  • Responding to a Request for Proposal
  • Working with Clients
  • Responding to Inquiries
  • First Meeting with a New Client

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in event management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become an event management pro in months not years!
  • Study an events course that was designed in conjunction with the event management industry
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as £25 per week
  • Exciting, diverse projects
  • The opportunity to meet celebrities and other public figures
  • Freebies – see your event for free
  • Recognition – build your reputation with every successful event
  • Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Start an exciting career in events management! Why complete the CeProd Events Management training program? With the right credentials, you can gain excellent positions working on such events as:

  • Exhibitions
  • Fashion show
  • Fairs and festivals
  • Grand openings
  • Award events
  • Charity fundraisers
  • Conferences
  • Holiday events
  • Meetings
  • New product launches
  • Political events
  • Seminars
  • Social events
  • Sporting events
  • Trade shows, Weddings
  • Or many other types of events

Graduates will typically gain positions with the following organisations:

  • Conference organisers
  • Event management companies
  • Promotional companies
  • Event and conference venues
  • Convention and visitors bureaus
  • Wedding and party planners
  • Exhibition venues and services
  • Incentive planners
  • Fund raising and charity organisations
  • Event management consultant
  • Event management business owners

Course Levels Explained

This course leads to the awarding of either a Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the two levels below:


Qualifications recognise the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Certified Event Managers typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

Course Length

The average time within which students’ complete studies is:

  • 4 weeks Classroom/Online
  • CeProd courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.
  • Completing your course with CeProd is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. Your complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is 6 months

Study Mode: Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an CeProd student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class. 4 weekends Classroom/Online

Lagos, Nigeria/ Online Mar 07 - 28 Mar, 2020
Abuja, Lagos State, Nigeria 15 - 18 Sep, 2020
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria 04 - 04 Feb, 2020
Lagos, State, Nigeria 03 - 06 Nov, 2020
NGN 250,000.00(The program fees covers tuition, Course Materials, Tea/Coffee Break, Lunch, Bag, Certificate of participation and administration)
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Dr Chris Egbu +2348023194131

Organisation sponsoring more than two staff will get 20% discount and Payment before two weeks to event date attracts 5% discount
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