The Diploma in Event Management program has been launched by the School of Continuing Education (SOCE) of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
The main objective of this Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) program is to professionalize the field of Event Management. This program aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and skills in one of the most exciting and rapidly growing industry.
A statement from IGNOU states that "The main objective of the program is to apply relevant knowledge and skills to the field based on the industry needs and for generating skilled event professionals of the future. The program helps to orient learners towards creating the 'event experience’.”
Admissions are open for those who would like to pursue their career in Event Management for both the sessions, July 2018 and January 2019. Those who have passed 10+2 from any stream are eligible to apply.
Also called the ‘business of experiences’ Event Management as a field comprises of managed events, MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions), IPs (Intellectual Properties), personal, social and cultural events, entertainment, sports, digital, rural events and much more along with their planning, coordination and marketing; all aspects have been dealt with in this Diploma program.
The one-year Diploma program is of 32 credits and offers an exciting opportunity to the learner for developing the competencies of a professional event manager.