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Advanced Diploma of Event Management

Prepare for senior management positions where you’ll be responsible for conceiving, planning and staging events. Graduate with specialised management skills and substantial industry knowledge.

Standard duration

1.75 academic years (7 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

Areas covered by this course:

  • Client and customer service
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Administration
  • Risk management
  • Governance and legal compliance
  • Sustainability
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Course Information

All courses are delivered in full-time mode including 15 hours of classroom-based training and 5 hours of online learning each week.

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Minimum 18 years, Australian Year 11 or equivalent, successful completion of PTG’s LLN test and IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (unless exempted for visa application with the Department of Home Affairs). Students must provide their own laptop.

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Upgrade your qualification to SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management in just one year.

Alternatively, you’ll be eligible for entry and one year’s credit towards the following degrees at Southern Cross University.

  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management (3007130)
  • Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management (3004145)
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management (3007314)

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What you’ll learn

Units of Competency

SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgets
BSBWRT401Write complex documents
SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXHRM003Lead and manage people
SITEEVT010Manage onsite event operations
SITEEVT008Manage event staging components
SITXMGT003Manage Projects
SITXEEVT007Select event venues and sites
SITEEVT0011Research event trends and practice
SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITEEVT012Develop event concepts
SITEEVT013Determine event feasibility
SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXWHS004Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
BSBRSK501Manage risk
SITXCOM005Manage Conflict
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
SITEEVT006Develop conference programs
SITEEVT014Develop and implement event management plans
SITXMPR007Develop and implement marking strategies
BSBADM502Manage meetings
SITXFIN005Manage physical assets
SITXMGT001Develop and implement a business plan

What our students are saying about the SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management

My teacher is an event specialist and has lots of experience in the event industry across the world. This makes the lessons more interesting and I can learn from someone that I have a lot of respect for.

Natalie Emanuelle Vinagre Barbosa