MasterClass in Managing Events as Projects, 2-Day Course in London

MasterClass in Managing Events as Projects, 2-Day Course in London

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Training in Venues at ExCeL London

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E16 1XL

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Project management skills enhance event planning ability and enable you to offer clients and employers a streamlined, professional service.

About this event

Learn how to apply the project management life cycle to managing an event and ensure you are using an efficient and effective system to manage your event's people, product and processes.

 Project management skills will enhance your event planning ability and enable you to offer clients and employers a streamlined, professional event planning service. 

Over this intensive and comprehensive two-day course, learn the principles of project management and how to apply them to the events you plan and manage.

MASTERCLASS IN MANAGING EVENTS AS PROJECTS COURSE, LONDON,

COURSE DETAILS

Course Name: MasterClass in Managing Events as Projects

Course Duration: 2 days

Course Hours: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Course Venue: Training in Venues at ExCeL London, Royal Docks, London E16 1XL

Closest Station: Custom House for ExCeL

Certificate:  MasterClass in Managing Events as Projects

Awarded By: The Event School London

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IDEAL FOR

This Managing Events as Projects course for event managers is ideal for those who:

  • Plan and organise events and wish to apply a project management methodology to their event planning 
  • Are wishing to progress their career in events by gaining new and in-demand project management skills 
  • Have existing events experience and would like to add project management skills to their CV or portfolio 
  • Would like to gain a range of event planning skills to broaden their opportunities within the event industry.
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LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the managing events as projects course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of projects and project management and how to apply these skills to the planning and management of events

  • Set clear project objectives for events

  • Understand the project planning process as applied to events

  • Know the main scheduling tools used to plan events as projects

  • Understand what makes a project run well

  • Know how to monitor project progress and stay on track

  • Know how to close down a project professionally

  • Work through the full life cycle of an event as a project

  • Avoid common pitfalls in managing events as projects

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COURSE CONTENT

 

Introduction to Managing Events as Projects

  • What is a Project?

  • What is Project Management?

  • Why Manage Events as Projects?

  • The Role of Project Event Manager

  • The Key Players in an Event Project

  • Milestones and Work Breakdown Structure

  • The Project Life Cycle

  • The 5 Phases of Project Management

 

Event Project Initiation - Phase 1

  • What's involved in project initiation

  • How does project initiation relate to events

     

Event Project Planning - Phase 2

  • Scheduling Checklist

  • Assessing Risk

  • Contingency Planning

  • How to Plan

  • SMART Goals

  • Identifying Tasks

  • Identifying Resources

 

Project Scheduling Tools

  • Microsoft Project

  • PERT Diagrams

  • Gantt Charts

  • Flow Chart

  • Specific tools for planning events

 

Event Project Execution - Phase 3

  • Maintaining Momentum

  • Communication

  • Listening and Understanding

  • Phases of Execution for Events

 

Event Project Performance Monitoring - Phase 4

  • The Importance of Monitoring Performance

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Monitoring Tools

  • Managing Change in a Project

  • Managing Pressure and Stress

 

Event Project Closure - Phase 5

  • Closing Out an Event Project

  • Why Do Event Projects Fail?

  • Lessons Learned and Debrief

  • Presenting Project Results for your Event

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LOCATION

Our MasterClass courses are held in venues on the ExCeL London campus.

We utilise the well-appointed conference and meeting facilities at CentrEd (ExCeL's training & meeting centre) or within the meeting and event spaces in the on-campus hotels, all within minutes of the main ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre.

For example, venues can include CentrEd at ExCeL, Novotel London ExCeL or Aloft ExCeL London. Specific venue details are provided with your course joining instructions.

The ExCeL London campus offers a unique event destination with on-site international hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars and dock-side water sports as well as the ExCeL London premier exhibition and convention centre. ​

ExCeL London has staged a diverse range of consumer and trade shows and expos including London Boat Show, Unleash Conference and Expo, The Event production Show, The Meetings Show, international CONFEX, World Travel Market, Hotelympia, Salon International, SportsPro Live, Grand Designs Live, The Business Show, Facilities Show, Restaurant Tech, Skills London, MCM ComicCon and more.

ExCeL has significant expertise in hosting major exhibitions and events and is also home to London's International Convention Centre (ICC)

ExCeL London Campus Address: Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL.

Closest station: Custom House for ExCeL

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NEED ACCOMMODATION?

The ExCeL campus where our courses are held, offers a range of convenient accommodation options to suit your budget.

Within easy walking distance, you'll find hotels on, and next to the ExCeL site that include: Novotel, Crowne Plaza, IBIS, Doubletree by Hilton, Aloft Hotel, Good Hotel, Sunborn Yacht Hotel, Premier Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Travelodge, Hampton by Hilton, The Moxy and more.

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