Conference, Exhibition and Event Management Certificate
The Conference, Exhibition and Event Management Programme is a comprehensive programme
Addressing all critical issues in the design, development, implementation and coordination of big and small
Functions to prepare learners for all aspects of this dynamic and exciting industry.
With this programme, successful learners could pursue a career as a/an:
- Conference Planner
- Exhibition Planner
- Event Planner
- Wedding Planner
English 1st language.
South African 2nd language (or alternative prescribed
Electives from the same programme for foreign language
Learners less than 5 years in South Africa).
Risk Management and Legislation
- Risk management and various aspects of risk
A stakeholder analysis action plan and development of a risk
Treatment schedule loping his/her personal skills
This programme includes a compulsory Workplace
Learning component. Workplace leaning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the programme, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner Employable and will assist in developing his/her Personal skills
Differentiation between various types of conferences
Forecasting of costs involved in organizing a conference
Planning of events, taking into consideration systematic and
Integrated planning processes, impact and critical success
Introduction to wedding planning.
The legal side of marriage.
The wedding budget, ceremony and traditions.
The essential requirements to host a wedding.
• Marketing concepts.
• New product development and product life cycle.
Product classification and product positioning,
Major tourism routes in South Africa.
Safety and security of tourists
Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Internet and email
grated planning proce factors
• Understanding the different types of exhibitions and their
Advantages and disadvantages.
• The role of market research in planning an exhibition and
First Aid (External module)
Know basic first aid concepts.
Treat and report injuries or medical emergencies.
Wine Theory (External module)
Have basic knowledge of wine and serving of wine.
Entrepreneurship is defined and discussed in terms of
Inter-relatedness with other aspects of business management.
Entrepreneur traits are identified
Finances and sources of finance are investigated and a
business plan is developed