Event Management is the process of Conceptualizing, planning, producing, coordinating and evaluating an event. The event can be a private affair like wedding or it can be a promotional tool to launch or market a product or service. Event management provides a novel approach to marketing an idea and is widely regarded as the career of the future.
Event management courses train students in core values to be employed in very aspect, process and decision of event planning. Aspirants looking to venture into creative and logistics field should consider Event Management Courses to achieve their career goals. 10+2 students can pursue a formal 3 year graduation degree course. Graduates can go for an MBA or Post Graduate diploma courses. Graduation in any stream is acceptable for admission in MBA or PG Diploma. Short term certification courses are open for all, often with no eligibility criteria.
Event management is a relatively new discipline of study in India and reputed institutions offering quality education in this stream are mostly concentrated in metro cities. Below are some institutions offering degree, diploma and certification in event management in India.
National Institute Of Event Management (NIEM)
The NIEM has been declared as India’s best event management college by Limca Book of Records in 2005. It offers an array of courses in the discipline. Diploma in Event Management (DEM) is an 11 month part time program for undergraduates. Post Graduate Diploma in event management (PGDEM) is also an 11 month part time program with graduation as a pre-requisite.
PGDAME is the post graduate diploma in advertising, media and event management. It is a full time course spanning 11 months. Besides the core modules, the NIEM arranges workshops with top personalities from event, hospitality, media and advertising.
Practical training on small, medium and large events and in-house event planning like the Mr. and Ms. University, College Idols, etc provides hands-on learning to the students of NIEM.
NIEM has its head office in Mumbai and branches in major metros like Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, etc. More details about the courses, date of commencement and fee structure can be found at http://www.niemindia.com/
College Of Event And Media (COEM)
COEM offers THOW – (The Hands on Way) which is regarded as the international standard for Practical Training.
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The courses offered at COEM are listed below:
2 – Year Full Time Masters Level Program (COEMBA).
1 – Year Advanced post graduate programs in events and wedding planning
3 – Year Full Time Advanced Undergraduate Diploma in event management.
1- Year part time programs in events and wedding planning
1- Year undergraduate diploma programs in event & wedding planning
3 – Month certification programs in both the disciplines
For more information, visit http://www.coemindia.com/
The Amity School of Communication which falls under the reputed Amity University offers M.A.in PR & event management. It is a 2 Yr. program with graduation in any discipline as the eligibility.
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The program prepares students in event planning and logistics as well as PR subjects like business communication, brand management, behavioral sciences and foreign language. Detailed course structure can be found at http://www.amity.edu/Admission/course_structure/A20342.html