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New Online Undergraduate Certificate in Event Management! Study with us no matter where in the world you are.

Discover the key concepts in convention and event planning, including the strategic planning cycle; study event concepts, sponsorship & the role of the media; learn how to interpret financial reports and apply budgeting processes for events and conventions; understand key concepts of tourism, convention and event management & the future of sustainable event tourism.


Supported Online Learning

The programme will be accessed via our online learning platform offering interactive and supported learning from Le Cordon Bleu Australia expert lecturers. Students will access eBooks, academic databases and video conferencing tools. 24/7 Access to learning materials.


Potential Careers

Potential career paths and employment prospects include working in a variety of different positions in meetings, convention and event management, branding and marketing, sports event management, wedding coordination and venue management.

Certificate Details & How to Apply

  • Term Dates and How to Apply


    AU$8,784 for Australian students OR AU$4,392 with the 50% scholarship.

    AU$9,500 for International students OR AU$4,750 with the 50% scholarship.

    Term Dates & Prices

    Select a date
    Jan 20, 2021
    AUD 4,392.00
    Apr 14, 2021
    AUD 4,392.00
    Jul 7, 2021
    AUD 4,392.00
    Sep 29, 2021
    AUD 4,392.00
  • Course Structure (4 units)

    Course learning outcomes may be assessed via submission of a range of assessment tasks including problem-solving exercises, online tests and examinations, reports, research assignments and group projects.

    1. Introduction to Tourism, Convention and Event Management:
    The purpose of this unit is to introduce accounting concepts and skills to enable students to interpret financial reports and apply budgeting processes.

    • Introduction to Events and Conventions
    • Introduction to Tourism and its Relationship to Events
    • Tourism and Events – Emergence Growth and Impacts
    • Event Perspectives and Stakeholders
    • Event Tourism Impacts
    • Event Tourism Strategy
    • Case Study 1: Planning Tourism through Sporting Events
    • Case Study 2: Edinburgh Book Festival
    • Sustainable Event Tourism

    2. Business Law for Tourism and Events:

    • Introduction to the Australian Legal System
    • Contract Law
    • Negligence, Civil Liability Legislation and Insurance
    • Innkeepers’ Doctrine and Liquor Licensing Law
    • Employment Law
    • Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Workers Compensation
    • Discrimination Laws, Workplace Bullying and Harassment
    • Part 1: Consumer Protection and Unfair Business Practices
    • Part 2: Consumer Protection and Restrictive Trade Practices
    • Business Structures and Principles of Agency

    3. Event Concepts, Scope and Objectives:

    • Stakeholders in Events
    • The Host Organisation
    • The Host Community
    • Introduction to Sponsorship
    • Introduction to the Role of the Media
    • The Event Team, Participants and Spectators
    • Sourcing Events
    • Creating the Event Concept
    • Evaluating the Event
    • The Role of Event Management

    4. Convention and Event Planning and Operations:

    • The Importance of Planning
    • The Strategic Planning Cycle
    • Process and Scope of Event Planning
    • Implementation of the Plan
    • The Role of the Convention and Event Industry
    • Recognition of Events Management as a Profession
    • Leadership and Organisational Culture
    • Management of Events
    • Operations and Logistics
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Accredited Qualification & Pathways

    At successful completion of an online higher education course you will receive an AQF accredited Le Cordon Bleu Australia certificate.

    Successful completion of an online certificate guarantees entry into all Le Cordon Bleu Australia Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs and may act as a pathway to awards offered by other Higher Education Providers.

  • 50% Scholarships

    All applicants who take at least one unit of a Higher Education Certificate in 2020 will receive a 50% Le Cordon Bleu Higher Education Certificate Scholarship for the duration of their Certificate studies, even if they are completed the following year. You can complete your Certificate studies at your own pace, but be guaranteed a full Scholarship if you commence in 2020.

  • FEE-HELP & Payment Options

    FEE-HELP: Available to domestic students. Check your eligibility for FEE-HELP here.

    FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Payment per unit available. To find out more, please speak to one of our friendly representatives.

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