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Event Management Courses

  • Course overview

    Event Management Courses

    5 star reviews  ' Very enjoyable event management course and the lecturer has vast experience. I met great friends on the course and we hope to set up our own events business '  Aine Gleeson - More Reviews

    This Event Management course is the only event course in Ireland that will provide you with the numerous skills you need to manage events successfully. 

    This Event Management qualification is nationally accredited by QQI Quality Qualifications Ireland and leads to an Event Management Level 6 Minor Award 6N4800. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to plan, organise, supervise, produce and conduct a post-event evaluation of an event such as an exhibition, artistic performance, cultural event, business event, fundraising event, political event, conference or festival. 

    During this event management course, you will have the opportunity to put together your own event project/plan which will allow you to manage the concept and idea through to the proposal and implementation of the event.

    The course will increase career opportunities with Indoor and Outdoor Event companies, as well as provide job opportunities in the Conference, Hotel, Travel, and Tourism sectors.

    Past student have established their own events businesses, while others work with leading Event Management companies, Hotels, Conference organising, Outdoor Festivals, Wedding planning, Banqueting, catering and hospitality.

    Award body: QQI
    A unique feature is NO written exams but practical applied learning in the form of assignments and a case study.
    Award:   Event Management Level 6 Minor Award 6N4800 Further Education and Training
    Award Body:  QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland


    Successful graduates use the qualification for career and professional advancement.

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  • Modules

    Learning Outcomes 
    Learners will be able to: 
    1. Identify the essential components of an event's plan
    to include feasibility studies, client’s objectives, profile
    of event audiences, event budget, event programme,
    publicity plan, health and safety statement, risk
    assessment and monitoring and evaluation
    2  Outline current planning, fire, safety and insurance
    regulations in respect of venues and public spaces 
    3  Outline all promotional elements, specific tools and
    media vehicles available to an event manager 
    4  Outline the key elements of a event contract 
    5  Identify the specific resource, planning and
    promotional  requirements for different types of
    6  Outline current employment legislation requirements
    for recruiting, training and maintaining staff in the
    event management sector 
    7 Implement project management skills in the design,
    planning and evaluation of an event 
    8  Demonstrate effective staff supervisory skills 
    9  Demonstrate effective negotiation skills in organising
    and managing an event 

     10  Demonstrate effective event presentation format
    11  Design promotional tools for an event 
    12  Formulate an event contract 
    13  Produce an event plan document to  include health
    and safety statement , venue floor plans, event
    presentation format, logistics checklist , guest lists,
    crowd management plan, rehearsal schedules, event
    running order, registration and admission plan and
    evaluation plans 
    14  Manage an event or some specific aspect of an event
    ensuring appropriate supervision of staff and
    resource allocation 
    15  Evaluate the event to include an evaluation costs,
    budget and resource allocations. 

  • Fees


    Classroom course is € 1080.00

    Includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.


    Online course is € 880.00 .

    Includes all registration, assessment and online notes.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.

    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form  .

    Pay a 300 euro deposit online via Visa debit or Visa credit card

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Balance of payment is required before commencement of course.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

Course timetable

  • Classroom

    • Start: Tuesday 28th April . 1 night per week ( Every Tuesday )
    • End: July 2020
    • Assigments: 1 Project
    • Duration: 10 weeks part time, 1 night per week . 6.30 -9.30
    • Level: 6
    • Places: Now Enrolling
  • Online

    • Start: Tuesday 11th February
    • End: April 2020
    • Assigments:
    • Duration: 10 Weeks ( Pre Recorded Lectures )
    • Level: 6
    • Places: Available


Fiona Hodgins
Fiona is a director in a leading Irish agency, a senior brand advisor and a strategic communications specialist whose job is to help agency clients solve business challenges and identify opportunities that grow brand relationship, reputation and revenue. She works with a diverse range of clients who operate in sectors such as FMCG, banking, hospitality, alcohol, retail and blue chip. Fiona holds a BA (Hons) in History and Politics from UCD and a Post Graduate Diploma in PR from the Fitzwilliam Institute. Fiona lectures on the Marketing, PR, Advertising and Sales course with CMI. 
Aisling Ní Mhuirí headshot

Aisling has over 10 years’ experience working in events in Ireland. She is an event manager with Europe’s leading graduate recruitment media company. Her role involves working with Ireland’s leading employers and helping graduates to make an informed decision when taking the first step on their career ladder. Aisling holds a BSc (Hons) in Hospitality Management from TU Dublin and a Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management & PR from the Fitzwilliam Institute. She is also the recipient of two Event Industry Awards. Aisling lectures with CMI on the Event Management course. 

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