Event Management for Beginners
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Event Management for Beginners

Learn the process for creating great events.
4.3 (18 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
71 students enrolled
Created by Lisa Price
Last updated 12/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $45 Discount: 78% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • speak with confidence about the event management process.
  • plan, execute and review your own event.
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Requirements
  • Students can start this course right away.
  • To get the most out of the additional resources students will need to have software to download word, excel and pdf documents.
  • Students don't need to have any experience at all with event management to do this course.
Description

Have you just volunteered to help organise the school fete, the football club social night, your cousins's wedding and now do you have no idea where to start? Are you wanting to connect with the other mums but feel like you don't know as much as them?  

Well this course is for you.  Drawing on 25 years experience organising some of the biggest events in Australia Lisa Price will take you through seven steps to organising brilliant events.  It doesn't matter if your event is small or large this course will set you up for success and make sure you sound like you know what you are doing!  With over an an hour of video along with additional resources and set tasks you will learn strategies used the world over by event gurus.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is best suited for mums with little or no event management experience.
  • Mums who have volunteered to help organised a school or sporting club event.
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
01:39:50
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:35

In the introductory lesson hear about why you should take this course, how it is structured, what you will learn and more about the background of your instructor.

Preview 04:35
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Why
6 Lectures 12:17

Every great event has a vision, in this lecture you will learn why a clearly defined vision is crucial to the success of your event.

Vision
02:13

Once you have a vision for your event the next step is to develop an event concept.  This is where you and your team can get really creative.

Concept
01:20

How will you know if your event is a success unless your have some goals?  In this lesson you will be given some tips on how to write SMART goals for your event.

Goals
01:38

Innovation
02:19

Pitching
03:17

Feasibility
01:30
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What
6 Lectures 15:53
Event Scope and Budget
02:16

Customers
02:25

Marketing Plan and Pricing
03:15

Communications Plan
02:39

Project Management Approach
03:02

Stakeholders
02:16
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When
1 Lecture 03:31
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Where
3 Lectures 07:25
Choosing a Venue
02:09

Spaces within a Venue
02:47

Accessibility and Community Impacts
02:29
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How
9 Lectures 22:25
Event Plan
03:11

Planning Environment
01:48

Safety
01:43

Risk Management
01:53

Emergency Management
02:41

Checklists
02:08

Stakeholder Management
02:07

Communications
05:13

On the Day
01:41
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Who
5 Lectures 14:11
Dot Planning
01:51

Recruitment
04:28

Event Suppliers
01:28


Customers and Stakeholders
04:32
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How Well
4 Lectures 08:21
Real Time Monitoring
02:03

Contingency Plan
01:55

Measuring Success and Process Review
02:40

Continual Improvement and Knowledge Transfer
01:43
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All About You
4 Lectures 08:40

Organisation
01:48

Being Successful
02:13

Your Wellbeing
02:48
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The Last Word
1 Lecture 02:32
The Last Word
02:32

Check how much you have learned by completing the course!

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About the Instructor
Lisa Price
4.3 Average rating
18 Reviews
71 Students
2 Courses
Event Specialist

Lisa Price has been actively involved in the venue and ticketing industries for a long long time.   After working for two years with BASS Victoria (now Ticketmaster), Lisa took up a role at the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), stadium manager of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

During her time at the MCG, Lisa was at the forefront of managing events at the venue including up to 50 games of Australian Rules Football (AFL) annually, AFL Grand Finals, international cricket (Test matches, one-day internationals and T20 matches), two Cricket World Cups (1992 & 2015), soccer World Cup qualifiers, Bledisloe Cup rugby union, state of origin rugby league and numerous concerts. In 2005, Lisa led the venue team in its liaison with M2006 for the delivery of the MCG as the main stadium for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. 

Her career highlights include organising the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal match in January 2005, arranged from start to finish in just 10 days, the Sound Relief Concert in March 2009 to aid the Victorian Bushfire victims and more recently the moment 95,000 fans sang “You’ll Never Walk Alone” prior to the English Premier League giants Liverpool v Melbourne Victory in 2014. 

Lisa was with the Melbourne Cricket Club for 24 years in a number of roles the most recent being Event Operations Manager, chiefly responsible for major event planning and delivery of event operations. 

In 2016 Lisa founded Event Operations Australia an organisation focused on supporting venue and event managers navigate through everyday challenges and find opportunities to deliver great outcomes to stakeholders and brilliant experiences for customers. 

Lisa graduated from the PVMS in 2000 and was the recipient of the Ogden IFC scholarship for that year.   Lisa has a certificate IV in training and assessment, a business degree in tourism management and a masters degree in Event Management from Victoria University.   Currently sitting on the Venue Management School committee Lisa is an accredited venue manager and certified facilities executive.