MBA in Event Management

Awarded By

Universidad Catolica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Study Mode

On Campus & Hybrid

Credits

90 ECTS

Course Duration

2 Years

Recognised by :

WES Canada & UK ENIC (NARIC)

MBA in Event Management​

Event management, the most profound form of advertising and marketing, is a glamorous and thrilling profession. It provides an opportunity for unleashing one’s creative potential to a very high degree. An event is the result of many months of tireless brainstorming, creative concepts, and a lot of sweat and toil. It demands a lot of hard work and effort but at the same time offers enormous scope. 

An event management expert is needed by the marketing department of virtually every organization. The expert is expected to deliver their best by using a mix of the traditional event and experiential marketing approaches, which will, in turn, help analyze if the event delivery was a success. If you are enthusiastic, social, flexible, well organized, and capable of multitasking, event planning is possibly one of the most exciting activities you can pursue! It is not only an interest-based activity but if you are motivated enough, it can also be a brilliant career choice that does not require much investment and offers a lot of independence and flexibility.

The learnings of the MBA degree coupled with years of enriching experience will help experts face this challenging industry head-on and will upraise their careers to the next level. Whether experienced or new, this program will equip the experts with creative thinking and strong leadership skills to coordinate teams that come together to accomplish a successful event. They will develop excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, and learn how to communicate efficiently and clearly. 

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Why take up MBA in Event Management?

No two days are ever the same – Variety is the spice of life for Event Managers. One day you may be planning a lavish beach-themed wedding, and the next day a Trade show. Event Managers can control how wide or how narrow they want to throw their professional net. Every event you plan will be different including the approach used for clients. You will always be reinventing the wheel. Event management allows pushing yourself in the dynamic world where you can get huge exposure and an opportunity to prove yourself and set benchmarks.

You can go freelance, join an agency or work in-house – As an Event Manager, you have the choice of starting your own business, working for an event planning agency, or seeking in-house employment at a company working on its yearly calendar of events. Each career path will offer exciting possibilities. You may even find yourself swapping between freelance, agency, and in-house work throughout your career!

You can take it anywhere – Event management is a career that you can take anywhere in the world. A lot of events happen at beautiful locations. For events like award ceremonies, destination weddings, or corporate conferences, the Event Managers always get to go to new places. If you love traveling and exploring new places, then as an Event Manager, fun and fulfilling adventures will always await you. New York, London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore – the world is your oyster with event management! 

 

It keeps you on your toes – A career in event management will engage all of your skills and will always keep you mentally stimulated! You will need great social skills for interacting with clients, venues, guests, and suppliers. You will also need a knack for organizing, a high level of attention to detail, and love of punctuality. As an Event Manager, you will also use your imagination to create unique and beautiful events.

The extensive scope of collaboration – For the ones who thrive on meeting new people and cultivating new relationships, the Event Management industry provides immense scope. Event Planners get to interact & deal with world-class photographers, musicians, artists, comedians, chefs, and many more, apart from a wide range of clientele, through collaborative events. You will get an opportunity to build contacts for life.

Growing industry – The events industry size was valued at $1,135.4 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $1,552.9 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 11.2%. As per global data research, the mean salary in Event management is $62,169 whereas the higher end of it for roles at Directorate level and the likes can go beyond $1,42,270.

The thrilling career opportunities and sub-sectors available in event management are as follows:

  • Event Planner
  • Event Manager
  • Venue Manager
  • Social Media Event Co-ordinator
  • Marketing or Communications Manager
  • Exhibition Organizer
  • Stage Decorator
  • Logistics Manager
  • Brand Management Expert
  • Public Relations specialist
  • Legal Marketing and Events Ptanner
  • Senior Corporate Event Planner
  • Corporate Conference Manager
  • Consultant
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Creative Director (Events)

SUB SECTORS AVAILABLE - There areas for employment in this industry are Social, Corporate, Educational Exhibitions and Fairs, Marketing and Promotions, and Entertainment events.

As a strategic leader, you will be able to continue creating positive event experiences for all the stakeholders, thereby demonstrating your initiative, resourcefulness and leadership skills.

Bachelors/Graduation in any stream

  • Language proficiency documents
  1. A university master’s degree awarded by Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), (título propio), a state-recognized university in Spain.
  2. PG diploma at level 7 awarded by British-awarding ATHE UK

Part A

Module List

Part A consists of eight modules. These modules will be delivered over a period of one year(fast-track nine months). All the learners who complete Part A will attain 60 ECTS which is equivalent to 120 UK credits.

Part B

Module List

Part B consists of two modules(a mandatory module and thesis work). These modules will be delivered over a period of six to nine months(fast-track three months). All the learners who complete Part A and Part B will be awarded an MBA degree in Event Management from UCAM, Spain, and will attain 90 ECTS which is equivalent to 180 UK credits.

About Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia(UCAM), Spain

  • Amongst the first universities , to adapt its programs to the European Quality System for Education, following the Bologna Process.
  • With more than 15,000 students and various uniquely tailored degree programs and specializations, it is one of the largest and most reputed universities of Spain.
  • Europe’s Top 10: UCAM is ranked as one of the top 10 universities in Europe. Also announced as one of the ‘most beautiful campus in the world.
  • Academic Collaborations: UCAM has established more than fifty research groups in close collaboration with enterprises such as, Coca Cola, DANONE, Vodafone and Siemens, providing some students the opportunity to contribute academically.
  • Partnerships & tie-ups: UCAM has around 200 renowned international strategic partners including UC Berkeley, Stanford, NTU, NUS or Università degli Studi di Bologna.
  • Individual attention: UCAM’s teaching method is based on personalized attention with a reduced number of students per class and a personal tutor assigned to each student.
  • Prestige: UCAM functions as the educational body of the Spanish LFP (Professional Football League).
  • Students can take transfer to the UCAM campuses in Spain for a dual country experience and the benefits of a Schengen region country (Dubai + Spain).
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