Event management

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Overview

Event management is a growing area of work that incorporates diverse fields such as business, government, education and the community sector. You'll take on a mix of skills that involve design, marketing, communication, innovation and planning.

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Through work integrated learning (WIL), you’ll get study credit and enhance your job prospects by learning on the job through business internships, community-based volunteering and international study opportunities.

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Accreditation

Deakin Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.

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Career opportunities

Do you get a thrill out of bringing people together? Event management is a growing area of work, practised in diverse sectors and industries. 

Event managers are employed by business, government, education and not-for-profit organisations. Roles in the industry include:

  • community development manager
  • conference organiser or functions manager
  • event manager of operations
  • general manager of operations
  • hospitality business development manager
  • venue manager or wedding planner.

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