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Effective Meeting and Event Planning Course

By: Centre for Public Service Productivity and Development

Lagos State, Nigeria

17 - 20 Aug, 2021  4 days

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NGN 195,000

Venue: Enugu

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Abuja, State, Nigeria 16 - 19 Nov, 2021 NGN195000

Techniques and Methodologies to Plan a Wide Variety of Meetings and Events

Many organizations host or participate in a variety of meetings and events, large and small, throughout the year. When properly executed, these meetings and events can deliver a tremendous return on investment in terms of exposure, education, marketing, sales or other objectives. Conversely, the impact of a poorly executed meeting or event can be substantial.

All too often the very critical role of organizing meetings and events falls to someone who has had no formal training in this field. Facilitated by a Certified Meeting Planner, this workshop will provide you with a sound foundation for successfully planning and executing a wide variety of meetings and events.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Plan and execute a variety of meetings and events:
  • more effectively
  • more efficiently
  • with a better return on investment
  • with less stress and a smile on your face

Workshop Topics

Setting Goals, Objectives and Planning Program Content

  • Methodology to planning a successful program that meets all goals and objectives while building timelines
  • Increase attendance and the importance of history
  • The return on investment
  • Marketing and promotion

Facilities, Services and Information Technology

  • How to select an appropriate venue
  • How to design the perfect set-up
  • Audio-visual, Internet and e-conferencing requirements
  • The impact and importance of food and beverage offerings
  • The environment and “green” meetings

Logistics

  • Importance of a planned scenario
  • Contingency planning – why is it necessary?
  • Various methods of handling reservations and housing
  • Supplier relationships – critical to your success!
  • Volunteer recruitment, management and orientation

Financial Management

  • Revenue and expense analysis – building a budget
  • On-site procedures and policies
  • The Who, What, Where and Why of signing contracts
  • Liability and insurance requirements
  • Minimizing risk

Post-Event Evaluation

Who Should Attend This Course?

Anyone who is responsible for some elements of meeting and event planning within their organization or volunteer work. This includes but is not limited to conferences, workshops, gala dinners, trade shows and charitable events.

Does this Course Address your Competency Development Needs?

This training workshop addresses:

  • Achievement / Results Orientation
  • Adaptability / Flexibility
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Change Management and Leadership
  • Client Service
  • Communication
  • Computer and Digital Technology
  • Decision Making / Decisiveness
  • Document Use
  • Engagement and Motivation
  • Impact and Influence
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Leadership
  • Management Excellence
  • Planning / Organizing
  • Promotion
  • Reading Skills
  • Relationship / Network Building
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Teamwork / Cooperation
  • Working with Data and Numbers
  • Working with Others
Enugu Aug 17 - 20 Aug, 2021
Abuja, State, Nigeria 16 - 19 Nov, 2021
NGN 195,000.00(The program fees covers tuition, e-books,Course Materials, tea 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. You can also consider option of having this training in-house or online at 50% discount and 5 free e-books
Centre for Productivity. (CeProd) Faculty

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