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Diploma of Event Management

The Diploma of Event Management (DEM) is a diploma program that leverages on a unique learning opportunity in the combined disciplines of event and management. Students pursuing the programme will be exposed in the ‘know how’ and ‘hands on’ training in both the event and management areas of practices. As such, students of the programme are expected to be competent to handle the common event practices as well as becoming the forefront supervisors and lower level managers that are able to advice on routine decision making process of the job scope. 

The DEM is conducted over the period of 16 months on a semester basis (four semesters), where students will major in event and management areas. Given such academic exposure, students of the DEM, therefore, would be in an advantage position to find career opportunities not only in the government sector, but more importantly, in the private and corporate sector. As for the latter career opportunities, graduates are most encouraged to further their study to degree and masters level. 

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

The Event Industry
Student will be exposed to the event activities. The theoretical aspect will enhance the basic knowledge of the event concepts and the practical aspects will enhance students’ hands-on skills and the running and maneuvering event business. 

Event Practices
Effective event management requires a broad range of knowledge and skills, along with the ability to recognize appropriate requirements in complex and unpredictable circumstances. The modules apply both theories and practices in conducting event. 

Convention, Meeting & Exhibition
Student will be exposed to the event convention and exhibition activities through active academic and trade research and commercial developments. 

Tourism & Leisure Environment
Student will be exposed to the event internationalization activities through active academic and trade research and commercial developments. 

Arts & Contemporary Leisure
Student will be exposed to the event activities. The theoretical aspect will enhance the basic knowledge of the event concepts and the practical aspects will enhance students hands-on skills and the running and maneuvering event business. 

Career Opportunities
Graduates will find ample opportunity in not only availing themselves to careers in hospitality and tourism industry but also in government services as well as careers in internationally recognized hotels, event organizations and travel operators. Organizationally, graduates will be absorbed into:

  • Hotels
  • Convention centers
  • Event companies
  • Government ministries and departments
  • Local authorities
  • Government enforcement agencies
  • Transport operators
  • Corporations and companies
  • Logistic Companies
Total Credit: 68
Total Semester: 4 Semesters
Duration: 16 Months 

Learning Outcome Acquire knowledge and understanding majoring in event and management related subject areas gain exposure to the state-of-the-art technologies used in the fields of economics, management and marketingDevelop competencies in handling complex strategic issues in business decision-making process 

Assessment Method
Course works (Assignments, Quiz & Projects)
Mid semester exam
Final semester exam 

Internship
Students who successfully complete the course will secure an internship in reputed establishments / Event Management Companies etc… subject to availability. 

Progression
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Event Management can progress to the Bachelor (Hons.) Degree in Event Management can be completed in Management & Science University-Colombo / Malaysia, Coventry University- UK, Newcastle University- Australia, Hochschulehof University- Germany or Josai University-Japan. 

Fee Structure - For information on fees, please contact the MSI

Duration Of Programmes – 16 months full-time basis

Admission Requirements 
London or Edexel O/L or GCE A/L. Students who have qualifications other than the ones stated, are to submit them for the MSI consideration. For a detailed breakdown of the entry requirement, please liaise with the Counseling & Communications department at MSI
  • Total tuition fees charged is based on credit hour taken for each semester
  • Full payment of tuition fee must be made on the Registration Day or Prior to the Commencement of the semester
  • Fees are charged on per semester basis and are based on credit hours taken by the respective students. Please contact the Counseling & Communications department on fees and other payments details
  • Tuition fees exclusive of taxes
  • Registration fees must be paid during the application submission, Registration fees paid are not refundable
The above information is accurate at the time of printing. However, MSI reserves the right to make changes where required without notice.

 

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