Training course on event planning and management in Nairobi and Mombasa ; Kenya
A uniquely rewarding, dynamic and diverse creative industry, a career in event management can be incredibly fulfilling. On a global basis, demand for increasingly extravagant and elaborate events has led to an enormous spike in demand for qualified and experienced event planners. From minor business meetings to major music festivals, the event manager serves as the linchpin that brings the whole thing together. This course has been designed specifically to provide an entry-level overview of both the industry and the profession.
i. To understand why having an event objective is the secret to event success
ii. To know why food is the most important part of your event
iii. To understand 5 critical tricks to consider before you book a venue
iv. To know how to increase your event attendance rates
v. To discover sneaky add-on services that may increase your visa bill (without your knowledge)
Module I: Meeting Planning Basics
a. The basics of planning and coordinating meetings
b. How to make contacts and organize an event.
c. Legal issues in event planning
d. Event coordination, promotions, and entertainment.
Module II: Promotion and Marketing
a. The use of marketing tools and advertising to promote events.
b. Creating an event marketing plan that can be used as an outline for future projects.
Module III: Design and Production
a. Managing materials, staff, entertainment and other resources.
b. Setting up events and in making sure all aspects of the event are properly organized.
c. Staff coordination, food delivery, and guest registration.
Module IV: Catering Management
a. Overview of managing the food preparation workers, catering staff, drivers, and other necessary staff members.
b. Tips for determining prices and choosing menus.
c. Resource planning and Management
d. Team building, Leadership, and Motivation
e. Management skills
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
i. The participant must be conversant with English.
ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.
v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.