This course is designed to equip you with the tools to bring people together through a successful event. You’ll learn about different types of events and role players in events and how to decide on elements for the event. You’ll gain financial skills to determine and manage an event budget, learn how to define marketing objectives and execute effective marketing techniques and, finally, you’ll have the know-how to formulate a workable contingency plan and execute the event planning schedule, operational and logistics plan.
40 CPD Points
Subject Matter Expert
Thea Steyn has been involved in vocational training for over 20 years and has facilitated learning in events, entrepreneurship, business communications, business correspondence, tourism, legal practice, business ethics and hospitality.
She has also developed learning material and assessment instruments for more than 40 learning programmes, skills programmes and short courses. In addition to her training and facilitation experience, Thea has been involved in the planning and execution of a variety of events, including graduation ceremonies, community festivals, gala awards and more. Thea continues to work closely with the industry and CATHSSETA as a consultant and a provider of educational programmes and courses.
Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.
The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.
Course and Technical Requirements
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.
Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.
How We Engage with Students
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
- The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
- Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
- Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
- View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
- Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
- Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.
Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will be awarded with a Damelin Certificate of Competence.