Professional Certificate in Event Management

Professional Certificate Programme

Professional Certificate in Events Management

Organize all types of events like a pro.

  • Duration: 3 months
  • Cost: 
  • Discounts: Save up to 50% (click to claim discount)
  • Course Start Date: January 29th, 2022
  • Learning Mode: Physical or Online

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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 programmes of the day. It is hard work and great fun.

Course Overview

The Professional Certificate in Event Management 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.

Who is this course for?

  • New graduates interested in working in organising and managing events
  • Experienced professionals already in the field and seeking to improve their skills 
  • Candidates with plans and ambitions to help grow new or existing events.
Registration fee


Course fees


Save up to 50%: Read "Discounts" section below to learn more.

Flexible Payment Method

30% Down Payment

*Spread the balance over the duration of the course

Course Content

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

How will you be assessed?

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.

The CIAPS Advantage

Learn from the best

Our faculty are top Event Management professionals

Flexible study times

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

Develop practical skills

During the programme, you will experience different areas of event management roles and projects.

Career support

We have a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist you with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies.

Enabling learning environment and friendly staff

Learn and grow in a comfortable learning environment with great welfare services.

Earn an international certificate

CIAPS is an internationally recognised professional graduate school. Earning our certificate makes you competitive locally and globally.

  • Registration Fee:

  • Programme fee per participant:

Includes: Tuition Fees, Learning Material, and Ancillary Facilities.

Flexible payments:

    • You can register now and pay your course fees later
    • Installment payment plans available for course fees

If you qualify for all discounts, you can pay as little as


  • Early bird Discount (15% of tuition fee):
    Complete 50% of the tuition fee before course start date to be eligible for this discount.
  • Referral Discount (15% of tuition fee): If a former CIAPS student referred you to CIAPS, you can include his/her CIAPS student number as the discount code in the registration form to be eligible for this discount.
  • Unemployment Discount (20% of tuition fee): This discount is available to applicants who are unemployed.

You can claim any or all of these discounts in the Registration Form when applying for the course.

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 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 interviews. 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

Through PPP sessions, students develop projects as part of their learnings hence developing workplace skills.

Students managing an event they organised.

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

What our students have to say

CIAPS is a good place for people who are open minded and ready to learn. Going to CIAPS was one of the best decisions I made. Thanks to CIAPS, I am now a certified event planner and I run an event management company called The Peony 🌸

Caroline Oyesanya

Caroline Oyesanya

Professtional Certificate in Event Management

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