This two day CPD training course offers an introduction to Events Management to equip you with the building blocks of organising and running events.

This course is ideal for secretaries, PAs, junior managers and any other employee who may be required to organise and run events or projects such as, conferences, charity fundraisers, community events, training days, teambuilding sessions, awards ceremonies, product launches and other small public events, as part of their role. Plus anyone who may be seeking to develop their professional skills and are without previous official events management training, experience or qualifications may also find this course of interest to them.

Areas the course will cover include

  • operational planning
  • event safety
  • risk assessment
  • picking the right venue
  • understanding your audience
  • marketing and communications
  • setting objectives
  • creating a memorable experience
  • project management

The course will be delivered by experienced event lecturers and tutors from the Sheffield Business School at Sheffield Hallam University, and all attendees will receive a certificate on completion of the course for their CPD records.

Course date – Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 September 2014

Time – 9.00am until 5.30pm on both days

Location – Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Cantor Building, Arundal Street

Price – only £395 per person or 2 people for £700. Special offer of only £295 per person for charities. Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided on both days, plus each person will receive a take-home workbook.

To book your place please contact the Event Management Hub on 0114 225 4897 or email You can also contact us through our Twitter account @eventmgmthub.

For further information about the course please contact David Strafford, course leader at

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