This course seeks to build professional competence in the area of event management, along with an applied understanding of processes and practices linked to general business management. With this intent in mind, the course includes subjects that seek to develop an understanding of the event creation, planning and delivery process and general business subjects that serve to build an appreciation of organisational leadership and management. Additionally, the course offers students the opportunity to undertake three electives from across the UTS Business School in order to further develop their skill and knowledge base in their interest areas.
The aim of this course is to develop in students both professional skills and knowledge associated with the position of event manager, as well as high-level general business management competencies sufficient to develop or manage an organisation involved in the production of public, corporate or other event types.
Graduates of this program can pursue careers in such areas as: festival management, concert and theatrical event management, sport event management, conference and meeting management, hotel/resort/cruise ship event coordination, event marketing, venue management, exhibition management, corporate event management, event risk management, event theming and design.
Last updated June 1, 2016