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Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

Events in a business environment are not always corporate in nature - think social and cultural activities. But even these fun events need to balance the needs of the enterprise with the needs of participants, while meeting statutory requirements.

Gain the specialist skills you need to manage complex events through this APM course - and graduate with university-equivalent, respected qualification.


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At a glance

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Provider

APM College of Business and Communication (RTO 0269)
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Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets membership requirements for selected industry bodies.

Prerequisites

Year 12 ATAR of 60 or equivalent, OR demonstrated ability/work experience

Location

NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

Online

Work placement

520 hours in total

Course length
Accelerated: 2 years | Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 4 - 6 years
Study mode

Online

Blended

In-class

Assessment
Practical assignments & written examinations
Start date

Six intakes per year. 

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Provider
APM College of Business and Communication (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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Prerequisites

  • Year 12 ATAR score of 60 or equivalent, OR
  • a completed diploma level course, OR
  • demonstrated ability, including work experience, formal/informal study, or a statement of intent

What you'll learn

  • Through this course, you'll learn to generate creative and innovative events concepts for a business environment.
  • You'll learn to apply management skills in developing cultural or social activities that meet the needs of participants, as well as the enterprise.
  • You'll understand the role of events in the business environment, and learn to comply with statutory requirements.

Work placement

This course includes a total of 520 hours of professional work placement. The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

APM's Careers and Industry Consultant will help you determine an internship workplace that matches your needs.

Course structure

24 units

Level 100

  1. Managing in a global environment

  2. Introduction to HR management & leadership

  3. Research & academic skills

  4. Marketing fundamentals

  5. Introduction to business accounting

  6. Introduction to the visitor economy

  7. Visitor economy product dynamics

  8. Event concepts & design

Level 200

  1. Project management

  2. Economics

  3. Business & law

  4. Research & enquiry for managers

  5. Event management & operations

  6. Creative thinking & innovation

  7. Event policy & strategy

Level 300

  1. Ethics & sustainability

  2. Strategic management

  3. Business information analysis

  4. Industry consulting project

  5. Commercial modelling for events

  6. Risk, crisis & disaster management

You will need to complete 1 elective unit in Level 200 and 2 elective units in Level 300.

Support and delivery

When you study online with APM College, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

Learn from industry experts

APM courses are designed and delivered by industry practitioners, ensuring that what you learn is practical, relevant and up-to-date.

Recognition

APM is affiliated with a large number of key industry bodies including:

  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
  • NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS)
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)
  • International Special Events Society (ISES)
  • Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS)
  • Meetings and Events Australia
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Communications Council

As an APM student you're entitled to a complimentary membership to one of these associations. This membership will introduce you to a valuable network within relevant communities to assist you with establishing your career.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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