DIPLOMA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT

KPT/JPS (N/812/4/0065) (MQA/PA3628) 10/18
INTAKES : JANUARY, MARCH, AUGUST
 
This diploma programme in event management is designed to equip students with fundamental work skills for the events industry and the ability to recognise the industry’s development and growth.

The two-year programme will instil in students comprehensive knowledge of events operations, effective interpersonal and communication skills, basic knowledge in business administration, problem-solving skills as well as higher standards of professionalism and ethics that are expected of a professional in the events industry.

Ultimately, students will gain a holistic and hands-on study of event planning and event management, instilling in them the confidence to deal with various stakeholders in their future careers.
 
 
2-YEAR PROGRAMME

Strong Focus on Event Management
  • Integration of knowledge and skills into real-world practice through hands-on projects such as organising on-campus events or roadshows, via modules such as Introduction to Events, Event Venues & Facilities, Meetings & Incentives, Exhibitions & Trade Shows, Sponsorship for Events and Events Project.
  • Opportunity to build networks with venue providers and event companies through site visits and field trips.
  • Opportunity to organise various events through the Events Club to obtain additional experiences and develop soft skills, especially in dealing with clients and stakeholders during events.
  • Exposure to history and cultural backgrounds, arts and traditions, as well as people from different Asian countries through modules such as Culture & Heritage, which equips students with knowledge on planning incentive events in different countries.

Beyond Event Management
  • Exposure to business aspects of the event industry as well as the general business of the tourism and hospitality industry to equip students with knowledge and tools to open their own events management companies in the future.
  • Opportunity to practice the art of negotiation and build confidence when dealing with suppliers, sponsors, venue providers and other stakeholders via modules such as Sponsorship for Events and Business Negotiations in Events.
  • Exposure to elements of accounting, including budgeting, which is crucial to successful event planning.

Flexible Further Study Options
  • Advanced standing into Year 2 for Bachelor of International Tourism Management (Hons) (Events Management) or Bachelor of International Tourism Management (Hons) (Travel & Recreation Management).

Real-World Experience
  • 16-week internship in event management companies or convention centres to develop practical and relevant skills.
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Term 1
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Business of Hospitality & Tourism
  • Introduction to Events
  • Event Venues & Facilities
  • MPU (U1)*
Term 2
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Business Accounting
  • Meetings & Incentives
  • Principles of Design for Events
  • Culture & Heritage
  • MPU (U2)*
Term 3
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Information & Communication for Events
  • Sponsorship for Events
  • MPU (U3)*
  • Elective I
 
YEAR 2
Term 4
Internship

Term 5
  • Basic French I
  • Event Concept Development
  • Business Negotiations in Events
  • Exhibitions & Trade Shows
  • MPU (U4)*
Term 6
  • Basic French II
  • Managing Organisational Functions
  • Event Project
  • Tourism Destinations
  • Elective II
 
Electives

Elective I
  • Tourism Operations
  • Business Writing
  • Beverage Studies
Elective II
  • Tourism Geography
  • Wine Studies
  • Airlines Reservation & Ticketing
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
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