Event Management for Beginners

Learn the process for creating great events.

Last updated 5/2023 English

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Imagine you just volunteered to help organise the company Christmas Party, the school fete, the football club social night, your cousins's wedding and you have no idea where to start? Don't let this opportunity pass you by without giving it your very best effort. What most people think is that event management is easy and they go over budget or they under deliver on customer or attendee expectations. If you are looking at this course then you are not most people and you understand that you don't know it all and you can use some help!

If this is you then this course is most definitely for you. Drawing on 25 years experience organising some of the biggest events in Australia, Lisa Price will take you through seven steps to organising brilliant events. It doesn't matter if your event is small or large this course will set you up for success and make sure you sound like you know what you are doing! With over an an hour of videos along with additional resources and set tasks you will learn strategies used the world over by event gurus.

Who this course is for

  1. This course is best suited for people with little or no event management experience.
  2. People who have volunteered to help organised a school or sporting club event.
  3. Those organising work events for the first time


  1. I miss doing events because of this pandemic, this added my current knowledge about event management ~ J Louise Soledad
  2. Very informative. Great insight and resources for executing the event ~ T Alexander
  3. Yes, it is a good match, very informative, short and explanatory ~ A Slezarikova
  4. Thank you Lisa, I needed to wrap my mind around an event process, and your experience really helped me in updating the processes that I've created for the last 2.5 years. It also showed me that I'm on the right track, and just organized me a bit more ~ Shivani
  5. I have always been interested in Event Management. This course gave me an useful insight into the life of an event manager and what are the points he/she should consider to build a successful event ~ S Keswani
  6. Definitely the best introductory course I've ever done! It's not just common sense like most of these American courses but really concrete and useful tips with a general overview of the job. I'd love to do a more in-depth course from this mentor! ~ A Okrojek
  7. i am a start up event coordinator and this course has helped me understand how to cope with stress during the work period. its taught me proper planning and how to structure myself accordingly. i would recommend this course to all beginners believe me your life will be much easier. thank you so much ~ Zamaswazi C
  8. There were some things pointed out that I haven’t considered before in the role of event planning and that is self care to ensure you had enough rest, fed and hydrated. Also the guides and lists are helpful! ~ Somaly N
  9. Very informative which gave me knowledge of some few key points that I may have neglected when putting an event together which you might not think of ~ S Stander
  10. This course breaks down the process of managing an event into very digestible pieces. This allows you to understand each section and subsection thoroughly before moving on to the next step. At the end, it gives you a complete understanding of the effort and planning it takes to pull off a great event. I appreciated the emphasis on the customer and the goal of creating positive emotional experiences ~ Julia K
  11. Easy to understand... I feel that I will be learning alot about all types of event management. I liked the pause to think about my event.. and the inside knowledge about brainstorming. Finished and I love it... Really impressed with the extra information provided.... thank you ~ S Morris
  12. This course provided a great overview of event management and some really useful resources to put the course learnings into practice ~ C Thompson
  13. I found this course to be very informative and had fantastic resources. Very impressed ~ Lynnene H

What you'll learn

  1. In this course you will learn the seven key steps to successful Event Management - Why, What, When, Where, How, Who and How Well. 
  2. We talk about your event vision and creating an event concept. 
  3. Who are your customers and how you might reach them. 
  4. We also discover all the people who we might need to help us deliver the event and touch on emergency and safety management so we can keep our attendees safe. 
  5. We also look inward to see if we have what it takes to be an event manager.  


  1. Students can start this course right away.
  2. To get the most out of the additional resources, students will need to have software to download word, excel and pdf documents.
  3. Students don't need to have any experience at all with event management to do this course.

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