Event Management

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Business Studies

Event Management is a growing and exciting industry worldwide. This innovative course is designed to develop the skills to participate in and to coordinate an event from inception to completion. The course has a very practical focus where students gain hands-on experience in event management.

Stillorgan College is unique in offering this multi-disciplined course. Students are taught by staff with industry backgrounds in Events including conferencing, corporate travel, tourism, marketing, media and design.

An emphasis is placed on hands-on event production in this course.

Entry Requirements

The course is targeted at students who have an interest in this industry sector, are capable of demonstrating their ability to work as part of a team and are willing to become involved in planning and participating in events during the college year. Students will be interviewed as part of the application process.

Progression

Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third-level courses, including:

  • Event Management - DIT (DT413)
  • Tourism Marketing – DIT (DT412)
  • Business Studies and Arts Management – IADT (DL242)

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the individual universities and colleges.

Course Content

  • Event Management Principles & Practices
  • Hands-On approach to Event Production
  • Marketing & PR Techniques
  • Overview of Web Design
  • Desktop Publishing Methods
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Safety & Health Best Practice
  • Communication Methods
  • Customer Relations
  • Opportunity for Work Experience
  • First Aid

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Stillorgan College of Further Education
Old Dublin Road
Stillorgan
Co. Dublin

P 01 2880704
F 01 2832207
E admin@stillorgancollege.ie

10 Reasons To Apply

Offers student-centred education in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
High standard of results
Excellent track record of facilitating progression to Higher Education
Offers nationally and internationally recognised qualifications
Diverse student body with an inclusive ethos
Central location in South Dublin with good links to public transport and on-site parking
Dedicated staff who have relevant industry experience
Strong emphasis by staff on meeting the individual needs of all students
Excellent facilities - there is a very high ratio of computers to students with up-to-date equipment and industry-standard software
Because we’re a small college, we have greater flexibility in supporting the needs of students than larger institutions

TESTIMONIALS

"The staff were brilliant. The equipment in the college was top of the range, with excellent software and great student/computer ratio. I couldn't have made it to my current Level 8 course without doing the Media Foundation course in Stillorgan College."

Tim Hogan
Media Foundation, now in IADT

"I started this course with an interest in photography; I came out with a love of it and a desire to pursue it further. The course is great for anyone, but in particular, it forms a fantastic base for anyone wishing to do a third level degree in photography."

Grace Hall
Photography Course graduate.