Professional Certificate in Event Management

Events managers are responsible for organising and running all kinds of events like seminars, exhibitions, workshops, weddings, conferences, parties, concerts, product launches and even press conferences.

Every event depends on the event manager to succeed. They find venues, liaise with clients and suppliers, find sponsors, coordinate marketing and promotion of events, and draw up programme of the day. It is hard work and great fun.

This CIAPS Professional Certificate in Events Management is a 3 months programme aimed at people interested in or already working in an event management environment.

Our ideal candidates will have plans and ambitions to help grow new or existing events.

It is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of event management, legal and financial elements of events, marketing, people management, promotion and sponsorships for events.

Graduates from the course will leave CIAPS with a very clear understanding of the essential features of developing, planning, executing, financing and promoting events of various kinds in new sectors and locations.

During the programme each student will experience different areas of event management roles and projects.

You can choose to have your classes on weekdays (Monday to Friday) or weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Duration: 3 Months
Start Date: September 26th, 2020
Next Start Dates: Start of January 2021
Registration Fee: 100 USD
Course Fees: 700 USD


Key Modules to be covered in this Professional Certificate in Event Management include:

  • Profiles of successful and unsuccessful Events
  • Concept Development and Revenue Generation in Event Management
  • People Management
  • Strategic Planning and Evaluation in Event Management
  • Essential Elements of Marketing
  • Sponsorship Management in Event Management
  • Logistics and Project Management in Event Management
  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Risk Management
  • Event Management Documentation and Communication
  • Legal elements of Event Management
  • Digital Marketing

Admission and Fees

Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage.

Applicants without such qualifications but with a passion for Event Management are encouraged to may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme.

In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interview.

Applicants will be deemed successful only if they are judged to possess a good mix of:

  • Imagination and creative thinking
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • Resilience and stability
  • Integrity and respect for others
  • Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent


Cost of the programme includes:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Learning Material
  • Ancillary Facilities

You can register now and pay your course fees later.

Registration Fee: 100 USD.

Programme Fees: The cost of the programme per participant is 700 USD

  • Payment Plan Available


This course has been designed with the clear objective of training passionate, dedicated professionals who will be capable of covering leading roles in event management. Depending on their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work in a variety of businesses and projects as:

  • Event Managers
  • Conference Managers
  • Wedding Planners
  • Brand Activation Managers
  • Sales and Activation Managers
  • Party Planners
  • Sponsorship Manager
  • Exhibition Manager


At CIAPS, we are proud of our high standards. We are conscious of the fact that much is demanded of our students during their time with us. To support our participants we have put in place a formidable team of academic advisers, experienced librarians and other learning support staff to help students get the best from their academic pursuits.

We are also very proud of our welfare and career services; these services are provided by a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist students with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies. We have built, and continue to build, strong connections with reputable organisations that look for high standards and work with high achievers.

Learning and Assessments

This Professional Certificate Programme consists of four modules made up of twelve units. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practise in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.

There are two options for learning:

  • Classroom at the Centre
  • Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in England.

Make sure you read “Admission & Fees” above to understand our admission criteria and fees before registering

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