Event Management : Job prospects,Top Colleges and Recruiters

Event Mangement is the course study, which implements the study of the brand, identification of its target audience, using the concepts and coordinating the technical aspects towards the event.
Project management includes events like conferences, festivals, weddings, formal parties, concerts, etc.To continue managing such events and cater to the increasing demand, the industry needs professionals.With  BBA in Event Management, you will learn how to create event strategies, plan, handle logistics, and manage the end-to-end execution of any event. After pursuing this degree from our institute, you can work as an event manager, event organizer or even start your own event management company.

Top Colleges for Event and Media Management

  • National Academy of Event Management and Development (NAEMD)
  • Indian Institute of Learning and Advanced Development
  • EMDI Institute of Media & Communication
  • National Institute of Event Management (NIEM)
  • Institute of Mass Communication Film & Television Studies
  •  Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication
  • Amity School of Communication

Course Highlights:

Degree name Event Management
Course Level U.G & P.G
Duration U.G - 3 years and P.G - 2 years
Examination Type Semester
Minimum Eligibility 

10+2 any Discipline for U.G

Bachelor Degree in any Discipline for P.G

Admission Entrance+Group Discussion+Personal interview/ Merit based 
Average Course fees

20,000 to 2 Lakhs

Average Salary

3 Lakhs - 5 lakhs per annum

Top Recruiting Companies Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Tafcon Group, TCI Consultancy Services and 'e' Events, Wizcraft, etc

Courses & Eligibility

Course

Duration

Eligibility

Entrances

Undergraduate (UG) 3 years To take admission into a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the Intermediate 10+2 examination from any recognized institution. No Entrance Exams
Postgraduate(PG) 2 years To take admission into a master’s degree the candidate must have a bachelor's degree from any recognized university. CAT, MAT, XAT, etc.

Top Recruiters

Some popular firms or companies that hire event management graduates are as listed below:
  • 360 degrees
  • Percept D Mark
  • Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd
  • DNA Networks Pvt Ltd.
  • Cineyug Entertainment
  • Cox and King
  • Sita Conferences
  • E-Factor
  • Sercon
  • Tafcon Group
  • TCI Consultancy Services and 'e' Events
  • Fountainhead Transmedia

Admission Process

Candidates who wish to secure admission in event management courses offered at colleges/universities at the UG level should have cleared their 10+2 from a recognized institute with a minimum aggregate of 45%. Most colleges also specify that candidates need to be fluent in Hindi as well as English if they wish to pursue an event management course.
On the other hand, in order to be eligible to secure admission in PG courses offered in the field of event management aspirants should be graduates from recognized institutes such that they have received passing marks at the graduation level. Candidates from any stream can pursue a PG level course in Event Management, however, aspirants with a mass communication background would be preferred.

Syllabus

The courses which are included in the Event Management are:

  • Managing Meetings and Events Course
  • Special Events Course
  • Marketing Course
  • Budget and Finance Course
  • Event Accommodations Management Course

The subjects that include are:

  • Catering and hospitality management.
  • Meeting management.
  • Financial management.
  • Contract management.
  • Public relations and promotions.
  • Food service management.

Skills Required

  • Great Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Energetic
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Keen Eye for Details
  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Passionate and Enthusiastic
  • Leadership Skills
  • Superior Organizational Skills
  • Tech Savvy

Top Entrances

The top entrances for the Event Management are:
You can prepare for the following entrance exams to study MBA in event management accepting score of these entrance exams.

Career & Job Profile

Job Profile Job Description Average Salary Per Annum
Event Planner People working in such a job profile are responsible to plan each and every detail of an event which can be a wedding, conference or even a corporate party for their client. They usually create a detailed plan of the event right from the theme, logistics to the budget. 5 - 5.5 lakhs
Event Manager People in this job profile are responsible for any event their client wants to organize. The tasks assigned to an event manager range from planning the event to paying close attention to each and every detail of the event such that the event is executed in a hassle-free manner. 7 - 8 lakhs
Exhibition Organiser The job profile of an exhibition organizer is similar to that of an event planner. The only difference is that the exhibition organizers plan and execute fairs and exhibitions. 6 - 7 lakhs
Stage Decorator People working in such a job profile are responsible to design the stage layout which can be the podium and table on which dignitaries sit and similarly at a wedding it can be the place where the bride and groom sit. The stage decorator is also responsible for arranging and placing various props on the stage which go with the theme of the event and make the stage stand-out among other decorative corners of the venue. 2.5 - 3 lakhs
Wedding Planner People opting to work in such a portfolio need to look after every small detail related to organizing a wedding. They help their client in planning the wedding functions and other details such as the guest list, guest invitations, wedding theme, menu as well as other logistics.  5 - 6 lakhs

FAQs

Q:Do event planners need a business license?
A: Many areas the party planners obtain certain licenses and this permits to comply to with the local regulations. As a party planner, it is required to understand the need of the respective people and the concerned event.

Q: Do Event Managers use any software for total management?
A: It depends upon the respective event and the Event Management choices. Few of the software are:

  • Cvent
  • Whova
  • Trello
  • Social TablesDoubleDutch
  • Everwall
  • WordPress Theme

Q: What are the entrances to consider for event management?
A: Some of the important entrances are mentioned below:

  • CAT
  • XAT
  • MAT
  • GMAT, etc.

Q: Who are the top recruiters in Event management?
A: The top recruiters in event management are mentioned below:

  • 360 degrees
  • Percept D Mark
  • Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd
  • DNA Networks Pvt Ltd.
  • Cineyug Entertainment
  • Cox and King
  • Sita Conferences
  • E-Factor
  • Sercon
  • Tafcon Group

Q: What are the skills required in this field?
A: Some of the skills are mentioned below:

  • Great Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Energetic
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Keen Eye for Details
  • Good Time Management Skills

Q: Can a student do Event Management after BBA ?
A: Yes, after BBA a student can pursue Event Management as a P.G Degree.

Q: I did hotel management and now I want to do m.b.a in event management. Will it be good or should I opt for another course?
A: MBA in event management is a good choice if you are good at socialising, open , good at making networks , multitasking etc . check your qualities and decide whether it's suitable for you.

Q: What are the top colleges to consider for event management?
A:  Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:

  • National Academy of Event Management and Development (NAEMD)
  • Indian Institute of Learning and Advanced Development
  • EMDI Institute of Media & Communication
  • National Institute of Event Management (NIEM)
  • Institute of Mass Communication Film & Television Studies
  • Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication
  • Amity School of Communication

Q: Can a student with M.B.A degree can do event management as a job?
A: Event management is  skill full job, which requires certain soft skills and dedication, but if a student has a degree in event management then it will be more preferable as compared to M.B.A

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