Event Management

Gain the skills and confidence to work in the event management industry. Our programmes prepare you for the fast-paced and vibrant industry that is always on the hunt for qualified people. Graduate and open diverse career opportunities in event planning and management.

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Gain real-world business skills with a focus on Event Management. Our Applied Management programmes give you the foundational skills needed in business through core papers. Then, focus on specialising in event management with theory and practical internship experience.

The point of difference at Otago Polytechnic is the real work experience you’ll gain alongside your qualification. Our practical way of learning will give you the skills to become a work-ready professional with industry and business connections already established throughout your studies.

Event Management qualifications

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This programme will focus your learning around industry experience. During your third year you will complete an internship which will place you within a real business where you’ll complete a research project as part of your time with the organisation.

Duration

3 Years

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Event Manager, Hotel Manager, HR Manager, Marketing Manager, Project Manager, Sales Manager, Tourism Entrepreneur

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Are you organised and good at planning fun parties and informative events? Do you enjoy tackling a new challenge and having a job where every day is different? You could be suited for a career in event management. Undertake this programme and get all the skills you need to plan, organise, promote and run events, conferences and functions for a variety of organisations, communities, groups and individuals. A 200-hour practical industry project will enable you to develop important industry and business connections.

Duration

1 Year

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Event Manager

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