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3 Part Training Series for Event Coordinators & Planners

To Help you achieve event success!

Price

$500.00 plus GST
All three sessions. Includes Emerit Event Coordinators Workbook.
Download the course flyer.

DAY ONE: INTRODUCTION, OVERVIEW and 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.

  • 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: EVENT COORDINATION and MARKETING

  • 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: RISK MANAGEMENT and HUMAN RESOURCES

  • 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 and PROFESSIONALISM

  • 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

 


To register or for more information: email Monique Couture or call (204) 957-7437. Training will be held at the MTEC Training Centre.

Click here to download the course flyer.

View information about the Shirley Tillett Scholarship Fund by clicking here.