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Event Management Masterclass 2020 (CPD/CMP certified)

£ 349

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£ 349

Event Management Masterclass 2020 (CPD/CMP certified)

£ 349

Event Management Masterclass 2020 (CPD/CMP certified)

Event Management Masterclass 2020 (CPD/CMP certified)

Course Overview

Duration 1 Day, Full-time

The course takes place monthly in central London and at our offices adjacent to Hampton Court Station (30 mins Waterloo mainline). Please enquire for dates.

The Event Management Masterclass receives outstanding feedback from previous attendees. It is delivered by Kevin Waters who has over 25 years’ experience working on corporate and public events and still runs his own event agency.

The course is packed full of content on the planning and execution of events and makes use of videos, some practical sessions and real life anecdotes to colour in the lessons.


"Great insight into the specifics of event management. I would highly recommend this course to anyone." - GEMMA D. - BBC Worldwide

"Exactly what I was looking for from today. The extra things to bear in mind and the examples given were invaluable." - GILL F. - Philips

"Very enjoyable & informative, plenty of content. A good mix of participation & teaching. Picked up lots of tips for future events." - SARAH G. - E Sussex NHS Trust

"Brilliant course that offers lots of transferable skills that I can use in a work based and life environment. Would recommend!" - RACHAEL M. – Heathrow Limited

"The course exceeded my expectations and I now feel I have the fundamental tools to be an extremely successful event manager" - EMMA B. - Penne PLC

"Enjoyable & informative! Would recommend to anybody involved in the event world/industry. Great tips from a professional" - HALEY C. - Glasgow University


• Certified Meeting Professional
• Awarded by Events Industry Council

6 CPD points / hours


The Event Management Masterclass provides the A to Z of how to organise any event management project. It is packed full of content, best practices, tips and templates to satisfy any event planner.


Session 1

• 7 Event Fundamentals
• Stakeholders
• Event goals and aspirations
• Imagineering
• Creating Moods and Tempos
• Key Venue Points
• Key Event Planning Tools
• The Ultimate Event Planning Process
• ROI = Return on Investment
• Essential Event Finances
• Tea/coffee break

Session 2

• Characteristics of an Event Planner
• Creating a Contingency Plan
• Event Run Sheets
• Understanding Contracts
• Managing Sub-contractors
• Event Kit Essentials
• Venues and Contractors Checklists
• Lunch

Session 3

• Venue suitability
• Event Energy & Flow
• Venue Access
• The UK Equality Act 2010
• Selecting Contractors
• International Event Tips
• Negotiation Checklist and Strategies
• Negotiation Workshop
• Tea/Coffee

Session 4

• Who’s Responsible for Safety?
• Risk Assessments
• Method Statements
• Event Planners Responsibilities
• Health and Safety Overview
• Course closes

All students receive

• CPD certification. Universally accepted as the mark of professional development
• CPM certification. Approved by 30+ international event associations
• Certificates included
• All slides and hand outs

• We consistently receive OUTSTANDING reviews and testimonials. Please ask for a copy of our latest reviews which are original handwritten copies of actual feedback forms.
• Our updated course has successfully been presented by Kevin Waters for over 4 years. He is the director of his own event agency with over 25 years of event experience and a former Board member of the International Event Association.
• The course is packed full of content, tips, and best practices and brought to life with real-life anecdotes, delivered with humor and warmth.
• Videos are used to outline key points along with workshop exercises
• The course is delivered in an informal boardroom style, the setting relaxed, convivial and professional.

Who is this course for?

The course is excellent for beginners and intermediate experience levels.

Advanced planners use the sessions as an aide memoire and to update on best practices.


• This course is open to all levels.
• It provides a great base for newbies and new ideas and practices for intermediate planners.

Career path

• Event Coordinator/Assistant - £16,000/ £20,000pa
• Event Manager/Producer - £24,000/£34,000
• Event Account Manager - £30,000/£50,000
• Event Director - £35,000/£70,000
• Agency Owner - £20,000/£250,000