Conferences are a major industry all over the world, expected to expand by 44% by 2022, far beyond the average projected growth of other industries. Vital for organisations looking to promote first-class knowledge exchange, networking and collaboration with partners, members and stakeholders, conferences industry also provides a wide range of career opportunities.
Designed by successful industry professionals, the online Postgraduate Diploma in Conference Planning features real life briefs from real companies, case studies and interactive subject expert support. These practical elements mean that students gain real life experiences to prepare them for a thriving career in conference planning.
Benefiting from over 30 years' experience, Fitzwilliam Institute's Online Postgraduate Diploma in Conference Planning course features:
Comprehensive modules covering all aspects of conference planning: Conference Planning, The Conference Program, Conference Venues, Conferences Abroad, Media Events, Political Conferences, Keynote Speeches, Workshops and Seminars, Virtual Events and much more. In addition, Public Relations and Setting up a Consultancy Modules are included in this course.
Interactive course expert support, advice and guidance from leading industry professionals. Always ready to help and answer any questions you might have throughout the course, all of Fitzwilliam Institute's course experts are top industry professionals with many years of successful experience. Upon completion of this online postgraduate diploma in conference planning course all of our students are industry-ready.
Real life conference planning briefs. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Conference Planning empowers participants with practical and specific skills that can be applied in real world situations. You will gain exposure to invaluable toolkits and prepare real life briefs, enabling you to develop your work portfolio. The course project is aimed at providing you with the confidence and ability to take on and create conference planning strategies and proposals for any organisation.
Flexible online learning. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Conference Planning course can be completed in your own time, from the comfort of your own home, to suit your lifestyle. You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
Conference Planning Jobs, Networking and Volunteer Opportunities. Benefiting from over 30 years of industry experience, we are extremely well placed within the industry. Employers are always looking for Fitzwilliam Institute's students and alumni. Fitzwilliam Institute's website features a comprehensive jobs and volunteer opportunities section.
Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.
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You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
€1995. To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.
Please contact Fitzwilliam Institute for next available start date.