Bachelors of Arts in Event Management

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Event Management

A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is typically a four-year program available to students once they have their high school diploma or GED. It is available in a wide variety of subjects and, once completed, students can go on to a career or further their studies.

Students interested in the hospitality industry may wonder, “what is a BA in Event Management?” This program focuses on the planning and implementation of different events such as weddings, concerts, and business conventions. Depending on the program, typical courses may include event sales and marketing, hospitality management principles, catering management, issues of legality, interpersonal skills, and accounting. General management classes are also common, and many programs include hands-on experience so students are prepared for real life after graduation.

One of the benefits of this program is participants gain strong leadership and decision-making skills. They also develop excellent communication and interpersonal skills that are beneficial in all areas of life.

When considering which event management program to sign up for, cost is often a big consideration. This program is typically offered at universities both locally and internationally, so it pays to look into a number of schools. Students should get a hold of them directly and ask about tuition, other fees, and financial aid.

There is a variety of careers available for graduates with a Bachelor in Event Management. Some typical job titles include wedding planner, catering manager, corporate event planner, assisted living activity manager, event safety inspector, hotel manager, banquet manager, event marketer, and promotions manager. Depending on the size of the company, a job may encompass a variety of roles or a specific aspect related to event planning.

This program is available at traditional colleges and even online. Get started now and search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor Of Business Administration With Tourism And Event

NBS Northern Business School
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2018 Germany Hamburg

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security. [+]

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security.

This program is offered at the NBS in two time models, in full-time during the day for high school graduates and technical school graduates and Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals and trainees.

The particular advantageYou can change the time model while studying. So you are welcome to attend the courses in occupational time model and so pursue your studies quickly as during an extended internship.

The vocational options

Graduate economics and business courses have a comprehensive insight into the company and accompany planning, management and control, they lead employees and make decisions on personnel matters. Professional and social skills, organizational skills and an ability to work independently are essential. You must know the interdependencies between the various departments and be able, if applicable classify the resulting respective issues and preparing the necessary strategic decisions.... [-]


BA Honours in Tourism and Events Management

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The Tourism and Events Management BA explores the relationship between tourism, events and the wider environment, developing the skills you need to successfully evaluate and manage tourism and stage events in host destinations. The course is designed for students who have an interest in the tourism sector generally and are keen to focus on the dynamic field of events management. The course is designed to provide a combination of the practical elements of events management with an in-depth understanding of the potential impacts of events and their role in developing destination product and destination image. The course takes an international perspective and includes a field trip in each year of study. [+]

The Tourism and Events Management BA explores the relationship between tourism, events and the wider environment, developing the skills you need to successfully evaluate and manage tourism and stage events in host destinations. The course is designed for students who have an interest in the tourism sector generally and are keen to focus on the dynamic field of events management. The course is designed to provide a combination of the practical elements of events management with an in-depth understanding of the potential impacts of events and their role in developing destination product and destination image. The course takes an international perspective and includes a field trip in each year of study.... [-]


Ba Media And Event Management

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft
Campus Full time 6 - 8 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin Cologne Frankfurt am Main + 2 more

The media sector is undergoing rapid change. Media formats and technologies continue to evolve constantly and at ever shorter intervals. Also the publicly effective production is gaining in importance. Progressive medialization and "eventing" characterize our society. [+]

The media sector is undergoing rapid change. Media formats and technologies continue to evolve constantly and at ever shorter intervals. Also the publicly effective production is gaining in importance. Progressive medialization and "eventing" characterize our society.

Study content and teaching

At the Department of Business, HMK has developed a course of studies that responds to these trends. Media and event managers form the interface between artists and creatives as well as companies and must be dynamic and adaptable.

The course provides the core competences required for the successful management of modern media formats. In addition to the general fundamentals of media economics and business management, the sector-specific theories and techniques are also taught here, which enable entrepreneurial decision-making and innovative action in the media and event industry.... [-]


Events Management - BA (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

Professionally accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the BA Events Management programmes at are designed to equip graduates with the essential skills and knowledge required to enter a wide range of positions within this exciting and dynamic industry. We offer vocationally orientated programmes, with practical hands-on experience and a rigorous management underpinning. [+]

Professionally accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the BA Events Management programmes at are designed to equip graduates with the essential skills and knowledge required to enter a wide range of positions within this exciting and dynamic industry. We offer vocationally orientated programmes, with practical hands-on experience and a rigorous management underpinning.

From the first year of the course, you will be involved in the design and delivery of your own event projects, with additional live event projects in the second year also. We have excellent industry links for placements and guest speakers and place employability at the heart of our programmes.

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BA (Hons) in International Events Management

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

A practical, hands-on route to a career in event management - from planning, marketing and staffing through to how to assess risk and secure funding, you'll gain the techniques to create, manage and deliver successful events. [+]

Accredited by: IOH

The international events sector has witnessed phenomenal growth and significant change in recent years. With global opportunities and a range of career choices, there has never been a more exciting time to pursue a career in International Events Management.

Our programme offers both a theoretical and practical approach to event management; from planning, marketing and staffing through to risk assessment and securing funding. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to create, manage and deliver successful events. You'll benefit from interactive and hands-on learning experiences, collaborating with business using social media, wikis, and blogs, providing you with practical skills that you can carry forward into your career.... [-]


Bachelor in Communication, International, Event Music and Entertainment Studies

Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 48 months September 2019 Netherlands Tilburg

The start of the English-taught Bachelor’s programme Communication– International Event, Music & Entertainment Studies has been postponed to September 2019. Students can apply for this programme October 1, 2018. [+]

The start of the English-taught Bachelor’s programme Communication – International Event, Music & Entertainment Studies has been postponed to September 2019. Students can apply for this programme October 1, 2018.

The Dutch programme starts next academic year with a renewed curriculum that is fully focused on the current professional practice. Students will work in four tracks: Cases, Tools, Work, and Personality. Every track has its own priorities, but they are always within the context of the creative industry and in relation to each other.

CasesIn this track, professional knowledge is combined with specific professional products that you create as a student. In this process, you are guided by a team of lecturers who collaborate with each other based on various fields of expertise.... [-]


BA in International Event & Marketing Management

IUBH Campus Studies (for NON-EU students)
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

Step into the fantastic world of Marketing Management and realise your dream of a career in the international Marketing industry.

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Bachelor in International Marketing Management

Step into the fantastic world of Marketing Management and realize your dream of a career in the international Marketing industry!

The International Marketing Management degree programme is business management oriented, while at the same time practice-oriented. Case studies, group projects, field trips, and an integrated internship ensure direct practical relevance.

The combination of classic management skills with specific knowledge of marketing and specializations in areas, such as online marketing, communication and sales prepare you for one of the most attractive and multifaceted professional fields with excellent career prospects. You will gain detailed knowledge about specific areas of the industry, for instance, online marketing sales, international marketing, and current issues in marketing.... [-]


BA (Hons) Events Management

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme produces graduates with an entrepreneurial approach to events management who will be confident, creative managers and researchers in the field. You will acquire the skills and knowledge required to plan, design, deliver and evaluate events. [+]

This programme produces graduates with an entrepreneurial approach to events management who will be confident, creative managers and researchers in the field. You will acquire the skills and knowledge required to plan, design, deliver and evaluate events. Areas covered include event operations, marketing, human resource management, event design, enterprise and strategy, and event finance and practice. By using case studies and industry examples, you will gain an understanding of the global events industry and be able to develop your career as an event professional.You will generally be employable in a wide variety of areas. These include event coordination, pitch presentation, and sales. You will be attractive to the conference, exhibition, sporting, cultural, PR, marketing and tourism businesses because of your specialist knowledge and transferable skills. You will also be confident in launching your own event-focused or other small business enterprise.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Hotel, Tourism and Event Management

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

The BA in Hotel, Tourism and Event Management provides a broad knowledge on the wider hotel, tourism and event industries. The program covers business principles of the hotel, tourism and event enterprises, including revenue and pricing, financial management, culinary business management, human resource management, as well as tourism management, destination planning and sustainable development, event organization and international strategic marketing practices. Students also gain practical training in front-of-house tasks such as service techniques, rooms division management, and food hygiene. [+]

The BA in Hotel, Tourism and Event Management provides a broad knowledge on the wider hotel, tourism and event industries. The program covers business principles of the hotel, tourism and event enterprises, including revenue and pricing, financial management, culinary business management, human resource management, as well as tourism management, destination planning and sustainable development, event organization and international strategic marketing practices. Students also gain practical training in front-of-house tasks such as service techniques, rooms division management, and food hygiene.

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives

To communicate to students the social, moral and ethical values necessary as the foundation of one's relationship to others and one's responsibilities to the community. To provide students with a broadly relevant knowledge, competences and ethical aspects related to business and management studies. Apply strategic management principles to accomplish goals and objectives of contemporary organizations. To develop the analytical, decision-making and communication competencies of students and cultivate their self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will project personal achievement and contribution to organizations. To provide the student with the necessary requirements for academic and/or career advancements. ... [-]

Bachelor's Degree In Music And Concert Management

EMBA Europäische Medien- und Business-Akademie
Campus Full time 6 semesters April 2018 Germany Hamburg Berlin Düsseldorf + 2 more

The bachelor's degree program in Music Management and Concert Management offers insights into all industry-relevant management areas: How do I manage artists? Which distribution channels are there and how can I successfully market artists? Which logistical demands are made on festivals? How do I create a professional tour schedule? [+]

Studied music management and concert management

The music and entertainment industry has been undergoing a breathtaking transformation for years. Even in the age of Spotify, iTunes and YouTube, according to the Federation of the Music Industry today 70 percent of all artists and bands aspire to collaborate with a music company. There are always new demands on music managers and concert managers. They must assess the chances of success of performers and bands and market them globally and across channels. For concerts and festivals they are responsible for ticketing and concert management and at the same time supervise the rights of the individual artists. The music management studies at the EMBA create an excellent basis for a successful career in the concert and music business.... [-]


Bachelor in International Event Management (for EU students)

IUBH Campus Studies (for EU students)
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 Germany Bad Honnef

Fairs, exhibitions, scientific, economic or political conferences, corporate marketing events or public cultural events - the event sector is multifaceted! Your career opportunities with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Event Management are diverse - as diverse as the events you will realise... [+]

Fairs, exhibitions, scientific, economic or political conferences, corporate marketing events or public cultural events - the event sector is multifaceted!

Your career opportunities with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Event Management are diverse - as diverse as the events you will realise.

In connection with creating memorable experiences, events will play an increasingly important role in communicating objectives, management concerns, marketing and PR activities, etcetera. Event and PR agencies, exhibition corporations, cultural authorities, and the marketing departments of companies working at the national and international level are the ones who take on these tasks.... [-]


Arts and Festival Management BA (Hons)

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom London

If you have an interest in the arts and cultural industries, this course will develop your creative and artistic endeavours within a business, administrative and intellectual framework. [+]

Overview

Stimulating and diverse, Arts and Festival Management offers exciting career opportunities in the cultural and creative industries. You'll gain practical, theoretical and professional skills required to successfully manage cultural and artistic activity in a variety of fields and organisations.

"The creative industries are worth £8million an hour to the UK economy".

Department for Media, Culture and Sport (2014)

Combining creative, management and academic skills, you'll learn to debate ideas in culture and society, interpret financial statements and government arts policy, as well as engage in some practical projects.

If you have an interest in the arts and cultural industries, this course will develop your creative and artistic endeavours within a business, administrative and intellectual framework. Our location means we are ideally placed to take advantage of London's exciting and vibrant arts scene. You'll make excellent use of these resources and contacts for work placements, paid work and case study material.... [-]


Ba Tourism & Event Management

EBC Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Germany Hamburg Berlin Düsseldorf + 2 more

The Bachelor Degree Program "Tourism & Event Management" engages the impulses and opportunities that arise from the interaction of these two growth markets, and provides students with EBC Hochschule a balanced and mature curriculum of both disciplines. [+]

The tourism industry is the world in growth and also events have established themselves as experience-oriented event concept in culture, sports, tourism and business. The instruments are an indispensable part of a modern marketing communications. The Bachelor Degree Program "Tourism & Event Management" engages the impulses and opportunities that arise from the interaction of these two growth markets, and provides students with EBC Hochschule a balanced and mature curriculum of both disciplines. The course content is aligned with the current requirements and job profiles of tourism & event industry, such as those by the Federation of Direct Business Communications (FAMAB / FME) and the German Society for Tourism Studies (DGT) has been compiled for the training.... [-]


BA (Hons) Event Management

University Campus Suffolk
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Ipswich London Bury Saint Edmunds + 3 more

Event Management is an exciting and dynamic profession. It involves conceptualizing, planning, organizing and finally executing an event, and a range of activities from marketing and PR to project management. [+]

Overview 100% overall satisfaction - NSS 2015 6th place in the Guardian League tables 2014

Event Management is an exciting and dynamic profession. It involves conceptualizing, planning, organizing and finally executing an event, and a range of activities from marketing and PR to project management. At UCS we are proud that our students work closely with employers, are practical, pragmatic, professional and highly employable. In Suffolk Business School we pledge to work closely with you to help you to become a 'Business Ready' graduate.

This course provides students with a relevant qualification to progress into a rapidly expanding industry. It has been designed in consultation with organizations involved in the industry and offers guest lecturers, site visits and the opportunity to get involved in real projects.... [-]


BA (Hons) Events Management

The Sino-British College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 China Shanghai

This course is designed to produce graduates equipped with the skills, knowledge, and competence to manage events, who can engage with specialists in planning and executing a range of routine and complex events. This may include venue selection, public safety and crowd control, the provision of staffing, marketing, design and staging, music promotion and sponsorship. [+]

BA (Hons) Events Management

Year 2 Pathways:

Events Management 2+2s (1+2s) Events Management-related 2+2s (1+2s)

Please refer to the Course Search section for more 2+2 (1+2) options.

*International Students who have sufficient Academic and English language requirements may be exempt from taking the foundation year and complete the degree in only 3 Years.

What is this course about?

Events Management is becoming increasingly important as a specialist field of study. Events are very diverse and can range from small private functions to large scale festivals, sports tournaments, pop concerts, carnivals and international mega-events such as the Olympic Games.

This course is designed to produce graduates equipped with the skills, knowledge, and competence to manage events, who can engage with specialists in planning and executing a range of routine and complex events. This may include venue selection, public safety and crowd control, the provision of staffing, marketing, design and staging, music promotion and sponsorship.... [-]