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Diploma in Event Management

Duration: 10 weeks, one evening per week, 6.30-9.30pm

Location: Wellington Quay Only

Start Date: 13th June 2018

Days: Wednesday

Ref Code: CFTEVM1P

Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: Ç950

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Flexible tuition payment options are available. Please note all programmes run subject to sufficient student demand.

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Are you looking for an Event Management course that delivers practical understanding of how to organise and operate an event? Our part-time Event Management Course covers all the practical stages of managing an event – from writing up an event proposal to carrying out a post event analysis.
  • Are you eager to work in the hustle and bustle industry of Event Management but need a recognised qualification to get your foot in the door?
  • Are you looking for a course that will equip you with the quality assurance skills necessary to ensure that your event is of the highest standards?
  • Are you looking to also improve your skills in areas of Human Resources and Operations Management?

Diploma in Event Management Course OverviewWeb Design Course Website Designer Course

The IBAT College Dublin part-time Diploma in Event Management aims to provide students with a broad understanding of event management, specifically the event proposal, the quality assurance and the post-event evaluation. The primary goals of this course are to equip students with the required skills to gain employment in the event management industry through demonstration of how to organise successful and profitable events.

IBAT College Dublin puts a strong emphasis on the delivery of practical, career-focused courses. The lecturers have a mix of academic and industry experience which enables us to deliver a practical, career-focused course. The course will equip graduates with the necessary tools to allow them to manage an event from proposal to completion stage. This will include preparing an event proposal, becoming familiar with the statutory obligations required to host an event and being able to critically evaluate whether an event is successful or not.

What are my Career Prospects with the Diploma in Event Management Course?

On completion of this course graduates will have a strong understanding of the event management industry. This allows graduates to seek employment as a co-ordinator in the event management industry, working in collaboration with a team or independently.

Graduates would be equipped to contribute to the organisation of a range of events, from catering and charity events to sports and political events.

“I always wanted to learn how to organise events, as this is something I always enjoyed doing. The lecturer had a lot of experience, so the course was fun, interesting and each class full of useful information. After the course, got a job at the Women’s Mini Marathon. It was a great being able to use my skills and knowledge in my first job in event management”. - Raquel, Women’s Mini Marathon Event Assistant


  • The Event Proposal
  • Quality Assuring an Event
  • Marketing an Event
  • The Event Management Industry
  • Legal Aspects of an Event
  • Evaluating an Event

How long is the course?

The Diploma in Event Management runs for 10 weeks (part-time), one evening per week from 6.30-9.30pm  


To be awarded the Diploma in Event Management participants will be required to successfully complete course work (40%) and a final presentation at the end of the course (60%).

What are the Diploma in Event Management course fees?

The course fee is €1195

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply. What should I do?

Direct application can be made using the Apply Online option below. 

Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our admissions specialist for management courses on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.

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Lecturer Profiles

Shared Student Experiences on this Course

Overall Experience Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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  • IBAT Student - Dorit Wagner

    The lecturer provided so much positive energy and knowledge and really got the class working together.

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  • IBAT Student - Pia Stofner

    The lecturer was great, able to impart lots of her personal experience in event management. It was a great course, I'm now much better at managing and promoting events and I've also improved my presentation skills.

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  • IBAT Student - Jill Thorton

    Employers in this industry are always looking for experience and qualifications. After years of gaining experience a diploma in this area will help me get to the next step professionally.

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Business and Management Lecturer Profiles

  • Jackie Kennedy

    Jackie is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management studies and teaches a range of topics in Strategic Human Resource Management and Development, Management, Leadership and Communications. She has extensive lecturing experience at Masters, post graduate, undergraduate and professional levels in private and state educational institutions in Ireland and Asia. Jackie holds an MA in Strategic Human Resource Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching. She is a member of the UK and Irish Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and of the American Society of Human Resource Management. Jackie has over 20 years’ experience of HRM Reward and Performance Management in the Financial Services industry in both senior management and consultant roles. She combines her extensive range in industry experience and practice with her strong academic achievements to provide an insightful, enjoyable and valuable learning experience for students.

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You can visit the campus and speak to a Course Specialist Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, no appointment needed. Or make an appointment on enquiry@ibat.ie

Contact us


IBAT College Dublin
16-19 Wellington Quay 
Dublin 2, Ireland. 


+353 1 8075055