Events Management

Online Short Course

40 Points

R10 753.00

Course Fees
9 weeks


From birthday celebrations to large scale concerts and sporting matches, we have all experienced the events industry. Some were probably highly memorable while others may have fallen short of our expectations. With this online course, you’ll learn the dos and don’ts to ensure that every event is a memorable one.


This course is designed to equip you with the tools to bring people together through a successful event. You’ll learn about different types of events and role players in events and how to decide on elements for the event. You’ll gain financial skills to determine and manage an event budget, learn how to define marketing objectives and execute effective marketing techniques and, finally, you’ll have the know-how to formulate a workable contingency plan and execute the event planning schedule, operational and logistics plan.


40 CPD Points

Subject Expert

Thea Steyn has been involved in vocational training for over 20 years and has facilitated learning in events, entrepreneurship, business communications, business correspondence, tourism, legal practice, business ethics and hospitality.

She has also developed learning material and assessment instruments for more than 40 learning programmes, skills programmes and short courses. In addition to her training and facilitation experience, Thea has been involved in the planning and execution of a variety of events, including graduation ceremonies, community festivals, gala awards and more. Thea continues to work closely with the industry and CATHSSETA as a consultant and a provider of educational programmes and courses.

Tutor Support

Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.

The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.

Course and Technical Requirements

To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software application requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.

Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How You Will Learn

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules, designed to assist you throughout your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Learn through all your interactive course notes
  • Review case studies and supplementary resources
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of course video lectures presented by our Subject Matter Experts
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Course Facilitator via the discussion forum and Zoom webinars


Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Damelin Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.

You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.


  • MODULE 0
    Orientation Module
  • MODULE 1
    Overview of Events Management
  • MODULE 2
    The Puzzle Pieces of Events
  • MODULE 3
    Nuts and Bolts – Design and Plan the Event
  • MODULE 4
    Money, Money, Money – The Budget
  • MODULE 5
    Marketing the Event
  • MODULE 6
    Manage the Risks
  • MODULE 7
    Getting it Done – Operations, Logistics and Evaluation
  • MODULE 8

Payment options available to you

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EFT/Direct Deposit


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