What will I learn?
In this course you can equip yourself with skills to plan and manage large, complex events, including procuring sponsorship and reducing safety and security risks. Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, this course is designed to meet the sports events management requirements of professionals and organisations involved in the bidding process and delivery of sporting fixtures and events of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon. You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies and how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risk and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder. UKCEM is recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Events Management by the National Skills Academy for Sport and Active Leisure.
During this course by developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will be able to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of regional, national and international stakeholders. The UK Centre for Events Management is the world's leading provider of events education, consultancy and research. Our specialist team draws together academics and events professionals who have designed and developed cutting-edge courses that are informed by industry and research. Our staffs are engaged in research and consultancy work, publishing their findings in textbooks and journals of international standing.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and is recognised by the National Outdoor Events Associated, the British Hospitality Association and by EUROCHRIE. By enhancing your knowledge and practical expertise in sports events management, you will be equipped with the skills to plan and manage large, complex landmark events while also understanding the core operational activities of sports venues. Your specialist expertise will leave you well placed to seek senior positions with organisations involved in the planning and hosting of high-profile events. The career opportunities include: Sport Events Manager; Project Manager; Venue Manager and Sport and Events Ticketing Manager.
Which department am I in? Events, Tourism and Hospitality
Students must need a completion of a university bachelors degree in Japan or other country with a good grade. For an MBA, you must also have three years' professional work experience.
Students need IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 6.0, or an equivalent qualification.
Offered by this university
Edge Hill University offers below pathways courses for this subject Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme
To be confirmed
Expected September 2018
Headingley Campus Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3QS, England