Event management

Event management is a growing area of work that incorporates diverse fields such as business, government, education and the community sector. Deakin now offers studies in event management through its Bachelor of Management.

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What can you study?

The work of event managers is dynamic and challenging. They design events that appeal to diverse audiences, ensure the safety of participants, manage diverse stakeholders, limit the environmental impact of their activity, and deliver events on time and to budget. Event management is both a growing and evolving area of management practice. Underpinning this work are complex skills and knowledge involving design, marketing, communication, innovation and planning.

This major sequence draws together Bachelor of Management students' learning within the context of the design, marketing, communication, innovation and planning. These are the skills needed in the dynamic and challenging field of event management.


Opportunities

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.

This work is undertaken by staff working in marketing, public relations, fundraising, professional development, human resources, economic development, tourism, sport, community development and the arts.

Event management work includes a range of team member, manager and consultancy roles.

Community development manager General manager of operations
Conference organiser or functions manager Hospitality business development manager
Event manager of operations Venue manager or wedding planner
Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Work Integrated Learning

The Faculty of Business and Law's Work Integrated Learning program gives you the opportunity to  enhance your job prospects with real world experience and while gaining credit towards your degree. 

Work Integrated Learning covers business internships, community-based volunteering, work-based learning, team-based learning, industry-based learning and international study opportunities.  Find out more.


Why study at Deakin?

Study abroad

Gain a competitive edge with an international study experience, and earn credit towards your degree.

The Faculty of Business and Law offers a number of unique study tours throughout the year to destinations such as India, Chile, USA, China and Europe. Or consider one of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Deakin. Find out more.

Our courses are flexible

You can study when, where and how you like, and tailor your study around your work and lifestyle commitments. Deakin's trimester system offers three study periods each year, enabling you to commence your course at different times of the year. It also enables you to speed up or slow down your study while still completing your course within the normal time frames.

Work Integrated Learning

The Faculty of Business and Law's Work Integrated Learning program gives you the opportunity to  enhance your job prospects with real world experience, while gaining credit towards your degree. 

Work Integrated Learning covers business internships, community-based volunteering, work-based learning, team-based learning and industry-based learning opportunities. Find out more.


Undergraduate and Postgraduate information booklets

UG Course Guide

2016 Undergraduate Course Guide

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Undergraduate Business

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2016 PG Course Guide

2016 Postgraduate Course Guide

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Postgraduate Business and Law

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