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What will I learn?

Event management opens the door to a range of travel and career opportunities.

The Diploma of Event Management aims to equip you with the skills needed for a successful career in the diverse and dynamic events industry. As your career develops, the knowledge and experience gained while studying the Diploma of Event Management could take you in many different directions, from sport to arts and culture.

The Diploma of Event Management offers you a stand-alone qualification through the Aspire Institute or, should you wish to further your studies, you could choose to use your diploma qualification as a pathway into a bachelor program at ICMS, with completed specialisations and subjects counting towards your degree. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Event Management you will receive advanced standing for subjects in an ICMS bachelor degree.

All Aspire students are part of the ICMS student community, with lectures held at our Northern Beaches Campus and core business subjects at our new City Campus, subject to availability. Aspire students receive dedicated academic support, including study skills.

Now offered online!

What you will learn

Develop technical and theoretical event management knowledge and concepts with some depth
Develop basic academic and applied research skills in an event management business project brief
Identify appropriate sources of data for problem solving in the events industry
Explain the importance of ethical and sustainable business practices in a global events management context
Describe solutions to routine events management situations
Name specialist event management technology
Present project findings in both written and personal presentation forms to diverse audiences in event management contexts
Apply technical business knowledge to a range of event management contexts
Use business management principles and motivational factors to diverse individuals and teams in the events management industry
Appraise performance of self and others in event management business environments



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$30,000.00 (16,22,499) per year
Start date

29 August 2022, 6 February 2023, 22 May 2023, 18 August 2023


Aspire Institute

Northern Beaches Campus,

151 Darley Road,


New South Wales,

2095, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completion of NSW HSC (or equivalent) with a minimum Band 2 in English Standard or English EAL/D and a Band 2 in any one of the following suggested equivalent subjects including Mathematics Standard 2, Business Studies, Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Investigating Science, Legal Studies, Financial Services or Business Services.

Applicants with documented work experience and/or completion of a Certificate IV qualification (or equivalent) will be considered for entry.

IELTS: Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5

TOEFL: Overall 69*; Writing 19; Speaking 17
*iBT midpoint range