Careers after class 12: Event Management

Industry: Events and Management

What is Event Management?

Event management is the application of project management to the creation and development of small and/or large-scale personal or corporate events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, weddings, formal parties, concerts, or conventions. It involves studying the brand, identifying its target audience, devising the event concept, and coordinating the technical aspects before actually launching the event.

Job Description

  • Responsibilities of an event manager include planning event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence
  • Sourcing and negotiating with vendors and suppliers
  • Organizing and leading promotional activities for the event

Eligibility and Courses
Class 12

Any stream (Science/Commerce/Humanities)

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.B.A. in Event Management & PR
  • B.M.S. in Event Management and PR
  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in Aspects of Media, Marketing & Events
  • Diploma in Education Event Management

Career Profiles

Career Profiles Event Management

Top Institutes for Event Management courses

1. Nest Academy of Event Management & Development (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur)

Value for Money- 4.9/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A./B.M.S. in Event Mangement & PR

Tenure- 3 years


2. Amity University, Noida

Value for Money- 3.4/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A. in Event Management

Tenure- 3 years


3. Chandigarh University

Value for Money- 3.1/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A. in Tourism and Event Management

Tenure- 3 years


4. MIT World Peace University, Pune

Value for Money- 2.9/5

Bachelor Courses- B.B.A. in Event Management

Tenure- 3 years


5. NIEM- National Institute of Event Management, Mumbai

Value for Money- 2.1/5

Bachelor Courses- Diploma In Event Management

Tenure- 11 months


Also read: National Institute of Event Management, Mumbai

Career Progression

Career Progression Event Management


Pay Event Management

Expert View

Lorne Armstrong“It is the most exciting and rewarding job on the planet. ere is nothing quite like the buzz of delivering a live ‘show’ – often with no rehearsal – it’s creative, energetic, intense and totally varied. No day is the same.”

— Lorne Armstrong,
Director of The Event Academy


Jennifer Bassett“Brand alignment is key to making an event a success. Especially working with charities and nonprofit organizations. e bottom line is so important therefore establishing partnerships and sponsorships are essential.”

— Jennifer Bassett,
Celebrated event planner, founder & CEO of Bassett Events

Also read: Event Management: Events managers are hot property

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