The Australian Centre for Event Management (ACEM), will host a series of one-day event management workshops this month, offering those in the industry and those keen to get into the events sector the chance to gain essential skills.
For those interested in learning how about event safety and risk management, how to conduct a sustainable event or even how to improve your existing event, these one-day workshops offer practical expertise in a user-friendly format.
Whether you are a graduate or young professional trying to break into the events industry, or an experienced event manager wanting to update your skill-set, this month you will have the opportunity to add value to your career with the specialised workshops from ACEM, which is regarded as the most prestigious educator in event management by government, corporate and not-for-profit organisations.
On Tuesday 26 July Andrew Tatai will be run the Event Safety, Risk Management and OH&S Liabilities – Fulfilling Your Duty of Care workshop. Andrew is currently the Director for Avert Risk Management Services as well as Director, Australian Concert & Entertainment Services (ACES), and has extensive qualifications including as a registered Workplace Assessor and Trainer, an accredited NSW Work Cover Safety Risk trainer and a certified practicing Risk Manager.
This workshop is designed to raise awareness of current safety systems and effective policies for safer events, in addition to procedures of risk management. From developing an event specific risk management plan and establishing processes to identify risks before they occur, this course will help you towards fulfilling your duty of care for any festival, public event, exhibition, concert or conference.
This course is recommended for event managers needing a better understanding of risk management processes; landowners or managers of organisations or public entities which control event spaces who require guidance in applying risk management and OHS policies to events and any employees in the events industry wishing to implement risk management strategies in compliance with law.
On Wednesday 27 July, Rob Cawthorne, Managing Director of The Carbon Reduction Institute will explore The Business Case Practices for Sustainable Events.
This workshop will assist you to understand the carbon emissions from your events and tap into the growing demand for highly promotable sustainable events.
You will learn strategies on how to identify energy efficient opportunities and prepare for a carbon constrained future. This workshop is recommended for event managers looking to reduce the carbon footprint of their event, as well as venue managers trying to create sustainable systems for their venue.
On Thursday 28 July, Gillian Minervini, Creative Director/Producer for the City of Sydney who has worked on a range of events from Mardi Gras to the Sydney 2000 Olympics, will host The Creative Edge: Public Events and Festivals Master Class.
Gillian will draw on her experience to help attendees learn how to come up with fresh ideas and themes to enliven events, creating experiences that stand out from the crowd. Using case studies to show how creative vision has enhanced her events, she will guide participants through this creative process to create their own vision for a new event.
For people looking to study or develop their career, these short courses are a fantastic opportunity to network with the ‘who’s who’ of the industry, and get personal advice in an intimate and relaxed environment.
Seminar Fees – The cost of each seminar is $545 (GST free).
The fee includes:
- 1 day tuition;
- All course material, including presentation notes;
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea; and
- A certificate of attendance