Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

Careers in event management

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Event Management

The management of events has become highly sophisticated and diverse in New Zealand in recent years. The Event Management major develops skills in event planning, public relations, marketing, project management, meeting and convention planning, and financial management.


EVNT601 Event Planning
EVNT602 An Event Perspective
EVNT603 The Event Design Experience
EVNT701 Event Production
EVNT702 Contemporary Issues in Event Management
MGMT721 Leadership Principles, Perspectives and Practice

Career opportunities

  • Conference organiser
  • Event manager
  • Event marketer
  • Sport, recreation and leisure events manager
  • Trade shows organiser
  • Wedding planner/co-ordinator

Last updated: 23-Jan-2018 1.27pm

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