- With our international focus, you will meet the needs of employers in the events industry as the sector continues to develop on a global stage
- Combine events management theory and practice to plan to deliver live business-facing events as part of your course
- Learn in an internationally-orientated environment with access to a global network of like-minded professionals
You will gain a detailed understanding of the theory and practical applications needed to become a successful events manager in this globally defining industry.
This programme enables you to work on group projects and business simulations designed to improve your experience and practical events management skills. You will learn about the strategies involved in hosting international events from music festivals to corporate hospitality and from business-related meetings to conferences and exhibitions.
You can choose to enjoy the challenges of a six-month industrial placement in the UK or overseas, as part of a work experience option in the events industry.
Strategic International Business Management
You will gain a thorough grounding in the major issues and perspectives of management, with a particular focus on strategic, global and organizational issues in an international context. You will also get an overview of key issues and decisions relating to the social responsibilities of corporate management. You will be encouraged to think critically about theory and practice in an ethical and professional manner.
Operations and Information Management
You will learn about different operations, information systems and business approaches while gaining a detailed knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and models used for planning, managing and improving operations and management information systems in a global context.
Principles and Practices of International Events Management
This module will help you develop a full appreciation of the concepts, range, significance, roles, dimensions, and characteristics of contemporary events from a global perspective. You will learn how events interact with social, cultural, economic, tourism and political environments. You will also review the need for effective and efficient events strategies by planning, organizing and delivering a live event as part of the award.
Project Risk and Procurement Management
You will focus on developing your skills and knowledge in managing positive events and minimising the potential impacts of adverse project outcomes. You will also learn how to manage procurement processes in project environments.
Business Innovation Project
Dissertation: a conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, consisting of a research question, aims a, d objectives, rationale for undertaking the study, literature review, research methodology, analysis of findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Blended learning mostly online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week compulsory residency. The residency will be held in Salford or Zürich, Switzerland.
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.
A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements.
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.