Event Management- Course Details

Event Management

Event Management- Course Details, Eligibility, Course Available, Top Colleges, Job Profiles, Top Recruiters & Salary Package

Event Management is one of the fastest-growing career fields. Event Management is considered to be a part of hospitality and mass communication courses. With the increase in demand for better-quality events, there is an increase in demand for event managers.

In this article, you will know every detail about event management. So if you are further interested, keep on reading the article.

What is Event Management?

As the name suggests, E.M is about managing events. This includes planning, conceptualizing, organization, coordination, smooth running, etc. to make an event successful. This is a field in which both creativity and management go hand in hand.

If you choose hotel management as a career, you may need to work for long and odd hours. E.M course aims to provide and combine knowledge on planning, analyzing and marketing strategies in business administration to its students.

Eligibility Criteria for Doing Event Management Course

Like any other course, E.M courses can also be done at UG & PG Levels. Let’s take a look at the following eligibility criteria for both UG & PG Courses.

For Certificate & Diploma Course – There is a basic requirement for certificate & diploma courses that are completing 12th standard with a minimum percentage of 50.

For Undergraduate Courses- For doing undergraduate courses, a candidate must have passed his or her 12th standard from a recognized board. He or She should have scored at least 50% in his or her 12th standard. There is no requirement of a particular stream.

For Postgraduate Courses – For doing postgraduate courses, a candidate must have completed their graduation at least with a score of 55% to 60%. Any Graduation degree is acceptable. However, if a candidate has done graduation in mass communication or management studies is preferable.

Courses Available In Event Management

In E.M various courses are available at different levels. Candidates have to also appear for some entrance examinations to do pg. courses such as CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, etc.  These courses can be certificate courses, diploma courses, bachelor’s degree courses, and master’s degree courses.

Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Event Management

BA in E.M

BBA in E.M

BBA in E.M & PR (public relations)

All these Bachelor’s degree courses are of 3 years duration.

Master’s Degree Courses in Event Management

MA in PR & E.M 

MBA in E.M

MBA in E.M & PR (public relations)

All these Master’s degree courses are of 2 years duration.

Diploma Courses

Diploma in E.M

Diploma in E.M & PR

PGDM in E.M

PGD in E.M & PR

All of these Diploma courses are of 1 year’s duration.

Certificate Course

Certificate in Event Management

This course duration varies from institution to institution. However, its duration lies between 3 months to 6 months.

Top Colleges for Event Management

There are many institutions in India for pursuing a career in E.M. But some of the best colleges or institutions are listed below:-

  1. National Academy of E.M and Development (NAEMD), Mumbai
  2. National Institute of E.M (NIEM), Mumbai
  3. Indian School of Media (ISM), Mumbai
  4. National Institute of E.M (NIEM), New Delhi
  5. EMDI Institute of Media and Communication, New Delhi
  6. Impact Institute of E.M (IIEM), New Delhi
  7. Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT), Noida
  8. Amity School of Communication, Noida
  9. National Academy of Media and Events (NAME), Kolkata
  10. Institute of Mass Communication, Film and Television Studies, Kolkata
  11. Prestige Institute of Management and Research (PIMR), Indore
  12. IHM – Bhubaneswar – Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition,
  13. IHM – Goa – Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition
  14. IHM – Chandigarh – Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Catering & Nutrition

Job Profiles

Job profiles refer to at which post – E.M candidates can work. After completing their graduation in E.M candidates can work at the following job profiles:-

  1. Event Manager
  2. Event Planner
  3. Event Coordinator
  4. Wedding Planner
  5. Exhibition Organizer
  6. Logistics Manager
  7. Stage Decorator
  8. Business Development Executives
  9. Event Accounts Manager

Top Recruiters

There are many companies that hire young graduates who are filled with enthusiasm. There are companies both at large & small scale. Let’s look at the top recruiters:-

  1. Tafcon
  2. Percept Limited
  3. DNA Networks Pvt Ltd.
  4. Wizcraft Entertainment
  5. Cox and Kings
  6. 360 degrees
  7. Cineyug Entertainments
  8. Encompass Events
  9. Percept Profile
  10. ProcamRunning

Salary Package

The average salary of a fresher is somewhere around Rs.4 lakh per annum to Rs.6 lakh per annum. However, it is completely based on the candidate’s knowledge and talent to get a good salary package. Also, with an increase in experience, the salary package also increases.

If you are further interested in knowing more about this topic and want to seek some expert help, Contact:-

Sunanda Rao, Career Counselor

E.M – Event Management

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