This programme enables you to work on group projects and business simulations designed to improve your experience and practical events management skills. You will learn about the strategies involved in hosting international events in sports, concerts, festivals, meetings, conferences, exhibitions and corporate hospitality.
• Benefit from excellent connections with a comprehensive network of international events industry partners
• Put events management theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project
• Strengthen your knowledge and enhance your employability with an internationally-focused programme, taught at Media City UK
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/international-events-management
This course is ideal if you are passionate about working in the events industry, and is also highly recommended if you are already working in this sector and want to further your career.
You will gain a detailed understanding of the theory and practical applications needed to become a successful international events manager.
You can also choose to enjoy the challenges of a six-month industrial placement in the UK or overseas events industry, as part of a work experience option.
Format and assessment
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials using a wide range of learning activities.
Various approaches are offered to meet the needs of both full and part-time students. Course delivery is designed to be flexible and includes choices of evening and weekend attendance where possible.
Substantial use is made of distance learning through the University's Virtual Learning Environment, and a wide range of academic journals and texts are available in both paper and electronic formats. Tutorials allow you to reflect on lecture materials and benefit from discussion and group work.
- Semester 1 -
• Strategic International Business Management
• Operations and Information Management
- Semester 2 -
• Principles and Practices of International Events Management
• Project Risk and Procurement Management
- Semester 2 -
- Business Innovation Project
For the final third of your studies you can choose from 4 differing pathways, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional practice:
• Live Project
Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work.
International events industry employers are keen to attract graduates who are able to apply critical thinking and management skills. International events management is a dynamic industry that is continually looking for people with the necessary skills and knowledge provided by this programme.
Recent Salford Business School graduates have gained employment with leading companies including:
• Ernst & Young
• Dixons Group plc
• British Airways
• Cooperative Insurance Services
• American Express
• Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman
• Premier Travel Inn
• Thomson Holidays
• DTS Logistics
• Greater Manchester Police
• The NHS
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Start Dates: September; January; March; June; November.