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3 Part Training Series for Event Coordinator & Planners

3 Part Training Series for Event Coordinator & Planners

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Day One - June 9 - 9:00am-4:00pm
Introduction, Overview & Administrative Skills

An overview of the National Occupational Standard for the EVC; an assessment of the collective skill base / experience of the participants and an introduction to the instructor.

Learning objectives for today:

  • Understanding the various components of the business plan and how they all feed into the event.
  • Understanding the goals of the event and using them to develop an event agenda.
  • Developing a critical path in line with the business plan and learning to delegate responsibilities effectively.
  • Developing an effective reporting and monitoring process and other administrative tasks.
  • Using budgets as a means of control.
  • Understanding the importance of financial controls overall.
  • “What would you do” practical exercises.

Day Two - June 16, 2017 - 9:00am-4:00pm
Event Coordination & Marketing

Learning objectives for today:

  • Event planning and production from start to finish with a focus on major areas such as event design and set up, delegate / performer management, security, food and beverage, post-event evaluation, and more!
  • Understanding the role of marketing and how it ties into the overall planning of the event.
  • “What would you do” practical exercises.

Day Three - June 23 - 9:00am-4:00pm
Risk Management & Human Resources

Learning objectives for today:

  • Understanding legislation and ensuring your event complies with it.
  • Understanding and adhering to a risk management plan.
  • Understanding “who” is at risk.
  • Developing an effective contingency plan.
  • Recruiting staff, volunteers; interviewing and selecting applicants.
  • Training staff and volunteers; providing leadership and motivation.
  • “What would you do” practical exercises.


Communication & Professionalism

Learning objectives for today:

  • Effective communication.
  • Designing and making presentations.
  • Understanding the importance of professionalism; exhibiting leadership.
  • Managing multiple priorities while maintaining professionalism.
  • “What would you do” practical exercises.

 

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