MBA Programs in Event Management

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MBA Event Management

An MBA in Event Management is tailored for aspiring impresarios who want to make a career out of producing memorable large-scale occasions. Planning events such as weddings, festivals, concerts, conferences, and trade shows is a highly complex enterprise, and graduates of this program will head into the job market armed with the resources necessary to plan and execute events for corporate, public, and other entities.

Just what is an MBA in Event Management? Programs prepare graduates to assume managerial duties that require organizational, communication, and business skills. The program often involves study in tourism, leisure, and hospitality, as these fields intersect with event planning. Students learn foundational concepts related to budgeting, marketing, and finances. Further, this master’s degree provides knowledge related to law, human resources, accounting, risk management, and communication specific to event management.

Event management is a highly demanding profession and success depends on a person’s capacity to respond well under stress. An MBA in Event Management readies students for the rigor of a dynamic and challenging career. Graduates walk away with the ability to oversee the research, design, planning, logistics, and assessment of events.

Program requirements, cost, and length of time vary from institution to institution. Those interested in pursuing this degree are urged to contact schools for information on prerequisites, price, and time frame.

Event management is a vast and growing industry with a job market that comprises full- and part-time positions. Industries such as music, sports, and publishing are always using the services of an event manager. Corporations or private associations that find it productive or just fun to bring their employees or members together use event managers to handle trade shows, parties, or conventions. Graduates might also consider positions in the allied professions of tourism and luxury hospitality. For example, hotels organize countless events, including meetings, weddings, and conferences.

Interested students might find online programs to be an ideal way to pursue this master’s degree. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MBA, Sports Management Specialization

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 USA Chicago

Turn your passion for sports into an exciting career with an MBA in sports management. The global sports industry is big business, often growing faster than a country’s national GDP. [+]

Business Studies in Event Management. MBA, Sports Management Specialization Turn your passion for sports into an exciting career with an MBA in sports management. The global sports industry is big business, often growing faster than a country’s national GDP. Having a solid understanding of the sports industry means coming to grips with a range of business fields. The demand is high for professionals with training in business, managerial and administrative aspects of sports. The MBA, Sports Management specialization produces potential industry leaders who are confident in a variety of sports organizations and roles. Typical career paths for graduates include: Sports media Sports administration Sports marketing Sports agent Sports operations Events management Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based)* or IELTS: minimum 5.5 plus CUC Pathway Program* or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) plus CUC Pathway Program** or equivalent. *For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. **Upon successful completion of the CUC Pathway Program, students are fully admitted to their academic program. For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. Intake January, March, May, August and October [-]

MBA in Sport Management

Geneva Business School Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Master of Business Administration with a major in Sport Management and Marketing is designed for students to stand out in skills of organization and communication so they have the tools to manage sport, events, teams, federation and sports clubs. The MBA in Sports Management and Marketing prepares candidates to manage sport marketing, financing, event promotion, communication, facility management, and... [+]

This Master of Business Administration with a major in Sport Management and Marketing is designed for students to stand out in skills of organization and communication so they have the tools to manage sport, events, teams, federation and sports clubs. The MBA in Sports Management and Marketing prepares candidates to manage sport marketing, financing, event promotion, communication, facility management, and development of sports branding. Candidates will be equipped to become effective leaders and managers in the sports industry. Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses. Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: - Product Management Director - Gameday Operations Manager - Public Relations - Sport Marketing Analyst - Athletic Director - Sports Agent - Event Manager - Marketing Director - Social Media Manager Admission Requirements - Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience - Completed application form with passport photo included - Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates - Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. - Photocopy of your passport - Receipt for the payment of... [-]

Football Industries MBA

University of Liverpool Management School ULMS
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Liverpool + 1 more

The MBA Football Industries (FIMBA) program is the original, and still the only, Football Industries MBA. As an MBA program, it has the real business focus that management positions in modern sport demand. Focusing on the professionalism and business of the beautiful game, if you want to work in the global football industry—with clubs, governing bodies or related marketing, media and sponsorship companies—this is the MBA program for you. [+]

Business Studies in Event Management. The Football Industries MBA (FIMBA) programme is the original, and still the only, Football Industries MBA. As an MBA programme, it has the real business focus that management positions in modern sport demand. Delivered in partnership with The National Football Centre, St. George’s Park, it focuses on the professionalism and business of the beautiful game. If you want to work in the global football industry—with clubs, governing bodies or related marketing, media and sponsorship companies—this is the MBA programme for you. The FIMBA program is the top-ranked sports MBA in the UK and the top-ranked football master’s in the world (SportBusiness International’s 2015 Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings). The core elements of the program – leadership, strategy, managing the environment, innovation, entrepreneurship, managing financial resources – are delivered in concentrated blocks to encourage a deeper understanding, with a strong emphasis on interactive teaching and learning. The specialist football modules apply business concepts to modern football. You’ll gain a critical awareness of issues in football management, law, and marketing. Crucially, you’ll receive vocational training for the industry, including the Becoming a Football Executive module and a Sports Operations Management module currently run with the assistance of UEFA. The broader skills you’ll acquire include analysis, problem solving, creativity and decision-making. The Becoming a Football Executive module will also serve to strengthen and hone your interpersonal, communication and leadership abilities. Based in Liverpool, the football hotbed of the North-West of England, English clubs are accessible as laboratories for students... [-]

Mba - Event Management And Ceremonial Luxo®

Roberto Miranda Educação Corporativa
Campus Part time 3 - 4 semesters Brazil São Paulo

event management, from its conception, planning and impeccable execution, involves a broad spectrum of knowledge. This program provides participants with the tools and expertise necessary to manage complex, unique events and high luxury. [+]

MBA - Event Management and Ceremonials of Luxo® event management, from its conception, planning and impeccable execution, involves a broad spectrum of knowledge. This program provides participants with the tools and expertise necessary to manage complex, unique events and high luxury. Program Event design Exclusive Fundraising Assembly and Infrastructure Architecture and Accessibility Security and Logistics Event Planning Complex Great Shows and Musical Events Sports event Mega-Events Luxury ceremonials Protocols and other Cultures Luxury Weddings Professional Management Event Companies Dates, times and duration Type I - Registrations Open Start: March 11, 2017 Every Wednesday from 19h00 to 23h00 and one (1) Saturday per month from 09h00 to 18h00 Duration: three (3) semesters Hours: 432 hrs / a Type II (especially for participants from other states) - Registrations Open Start: March 11, 2017 One (1) weekend every 60 days and a plunge five (5) days at the end of each semester. Duration: four (4) semesters Hours: 432 hrs / a Local Campus Paulista - Av. Paulista, 1009 -. 21 floor Prerequisites Because it is a post-graduate degree, you must have completed higher level (national or international graduation valid in Brazil). Submit a certificate of completion of higher education or graduate degree in foreign valid in Brazil or equivalency test accepted by MEC. The graduate degree need not be in tourism, hospitality and gastronomy. The candidate may be a graduate in any area. The International Extension is taught in English. [-]

MBA in Tourism, Leisure & Event Management

Groupe ESC Troyes in Champagne
Campus Full time 2 - 2 years September 2017 France Troyes

Groupe ESC Troyes in Champagne was created in 1992, is therefore the youngest French Business School. It enjoys all national accreditations (full recognition by the National Ministry of Higher Education and Research, accredited by the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles” of France, etc.) and has just started application for international accreditation (EFMD + AACSB). It runs presently 4 major schools: - School of International Business & Management (undergraduate : 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree with Honors, 34 double degrees all over the world, benefits of a specific label from the French and the German Government ) - Graduate School of Management (2 Year Master’s Degree with majors in Marketing & Strategy, HRM, Finance, Innovation & Entrepreneurship). - School of Tourism, Leisure & Events Management (3 Year Bachelor’s Degree + MBA) - School of Design (3 Year Bachelor’s Degree + 2 Year Master’s Degree) The student population is now 1700 students (440 in 2004) + 380 international exchange students. Its (really living) international network (student and teacher/research exchange) is comprised of 196 partner universities. [+]

Specializing in Luxury Tourism or Business & Event Management, our MBA courses offerprofessional instruction, open to students worldwide and cover all sectors of the evolving tourismindustry: ecotourism, event management, hotel business, catering, tourism transportation,travel and event business, etc. They prepare students for management positions in all touristindustry careers in a way that is cross-disciplinary, operational, and international.

SPECIALIZATION IN LUXURY TOURISM

In the world of tourism, the luxury sector is experiencing thegreatest expansion. Economic growth in China, India, Russia andBrazil has created new demand that our program will help tofulfill. Most tourism players have seized on this change andproducts designed for wealthy clients are growing, as evidencedby the new French hospitality classification. The number of fivestar hotels is growing and some destinations like Dubai arespecializing in this sector. There is now a real need for professionalsspecializing in the field of luxury.... [-]


MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Switzerland Martigny

The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place. [+]

MBA in International Hotel Management with specialization in Events Management • NIMES (FRANCE) The Events Management specialization targets students who are extremely motivated by communication and marketing, who are able to demonstrate not only creativity but also discipline in managing a team. When choosing this specialization, they will be able to schedule, organize, lead and manage all activities linked to special events, however small or large they may be. They will acquire knowledge in management, finance, marketing and human resources in order to analyze and propose a product that is perfectly in line with the event taking place. Directeur d'Hôtellerie internationale Level I degree registered at RNCP by Ministerial order Total Credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Length of studies : 2 ans Admission requirements In France: Baccalauréat + 3 additional studies** **Students without any prior knowledge in the hospitality field must take the 3-month Professional Course at Vatel English Proficiency: TOEFL 580 (90 IBT) or IELTS 6.0 (academic) + one-page personal essay or a cover letter written in English Aim: Acquiring analytic and decision-making methods, as well as practical managerial experience. Developing an open mind set on business in general in order to cultivate entrepreneurial qualities, especially in the fields of tourism and the international hospitality industry. Program process: MBA year 1: Step by step students acquire analytical and decision-making methods as well as experience as a manager. MBA year 2: Students study key strategic rules and then apply them to Hotel Management. The student has the opportunity... [-]

MBA in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Central Bohemia University
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Czech Republic Prague

If you intend to work or actually work within the industry this program will bring you knowledge and skills to succeed in it. [+]

Business Studies in Event Management. One Year, extensible Requirements: Bachelor degree, or practical experience in industry at least 3 years and IELTS 6 (recommended) Modular scheme for busy & travelling managers: four modules (1-2 weeks) in a year Fulltime scheme: Learning during selected weekends only, with study visas work is permitted Tourism is very specific area requiring special skills. Our lecturers are experienced professionals working in this sector who can teach you all the specifics. If you intend to work or actually work within the industry this program will bring you advanced knowledge and skills to succeed in it. We will teach you Think independently, to plan and manage others What systems, approaches and different entities currently operate in EU popular destinations How to create and keep the concept of hotel and restaurant Modern marketing tools, and especially how to sell How to manage financing to sustain long-term profitability Use reservation systems, creating websites, operate on social networks, gaining clients Customer care, which many firms are missing Lectures You will need to complete the following lectures during 12 weekends: Research Methodology (Dissertation writing, Word and Excel) Accounting Marketing Human Resources Management Law Course Outgoing Tourism Management (two weekends) MICE and Incoming Tourism Management Hospitality Tourism Sales, Support and Background Information for Tourism Sector (two weekends) More informations ... [-]

Master in Business for Arts and Culture

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Venice
Campus Full time 12 months March 2018 Italy Venice

The Master in Business for Arts and Culture provides an in-depth theoretical preparation, combined with a creative and managerial vision allowing students to define and manage specific projects and/or create start-ups within the cultural sphere. The range of institutions and partners include museums and the traditional sectors of the cultural heritage, the world of media and communications, and the material culture. The Master in Business for Arts and Culture is designed in response to the need for multi-skilled individuals in the cultural industry, who can handle projects related to different areas (contemporary art, fashion, design, crafts, theater, music, events, and performing arts) in a sustainable perspective, both at national and international level. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Target This study path is designed for post-graduates student coming from all over the world who want to specialize professionally in the world of art market and cultural entrepreneurship, but it is also intended for professionals and consultants already working in such sector, interested to investigate their knowledge of such topics to take on different professional ventures and new entrepreneurial activities. Methodology and Structure The main aim of IED Venice Master in Business Administration in Arts and Cultural Events is to provide a strong theoretical background in relation to culture and creativity, coupled with a managerial vision related to the field of design and cultural business start-up. The range of institutions and phenomena considered includes all the pillars of cultural production, moving from the classical heritage sectors and museums to the world of media and communication joining the fields of material culture. Starting from the observation that the cultural world is moving towards a new model based on entrepreneurship and projects, the master wants to train professionals able to handle the tools of culture in a sustainable way both culturally and economically. The total number of hours of the Master program are divided as follows: nine months of frontal lectures, lab activities, didactic visits, integrated by individual study, project development and three months dedicated to the elaboration of the final Thesis Project, that could be done alone or in group. The Master is organized into four main educational areas: AREA 1_KEY ELEMENTS OF CONTEMPORARY... [-]

MBA in Management of Cultural Activities (taught in French)

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Paris Nice + 1 more

This program is taught in FRENCH. Les MBA spécialisés de l’IPAG Business School à Paris offrent une opportunité unique pour les étudiants et les professionnels d’accroître leurs affaires dans le marché dynamique et concurrentiel d'aujourd'hui. [+]

Business Studies in Event Management. This program is taught in FRENCH. Les MBA spécialisés de l’Ipag Business School à Paris offrent une opportunité unique pour les étudiants et les professionnels d’accroître leurs affaires dans le marché dynamique et concurrentiel d'aujourd'hui. Ces programmes conviennent aux étudiants et aux professionnels qui ont l'intention de commencer ou de poursuivre leur carrière dans les projets d'affaires, au niveau national, régional ou international. Ce programme français est conçu pour guider les étudiants, développer leurs connaissances et leur compréhension des différents domaines d'affaires avant de choisir leur orientation de carrière. Le programme intègre à la fois la théorie et des études de cas, encourageant les élèves à élaborer des stratégies dans de véritables milieux d'affaires. Pour la valeur ajoutée, les cours font usage à la fois des milieux d'affaires actuels et des études de cas, avec des stratégies pour faire face à des initiatives et des questions qui se posent. Les étudiants bénéficient aussi d’une formation professionnelle en développement de carrière, présentation et techniques d'entretien. En outre, des séminaires en recherche et méthodologie guident les étudiants à travers leurs mémoires et rapports de stage. Curriculum du Programme: Parrainage Communications & Media Stratégiques Relations Publiques & Réseaux Sociaux Marketing Culturel Droits de la propriété intellectuelle CRM Stratégie et négociation internationales Principes des NTIC Innovation culturelle Recherche et méthodologie Marché de l'Art et Industrie Institutions culturelles européennes Business Plan Festivaux Internationaux & Management d'Évènements Contrats & Prix [-]

MBA /MSc in Luxury Hospitality & Event Management M2 October

INSEEC Chambéry campus
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 France Chambéry

The MSc/MBA Luxury Hospitality and Event Management is a three period course with 333 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits. All classes are taught in English [+]

The MSc./MBA Luxury Hospitality and Event Management is a three period course with 333 hours of face-to-face training which is worth 60 ECTS or 26 US credits. All classes are taught in English. The program offers a multidisciplinary approach: solid business, strategic, marketing and communication knowledge combined with the exposure to the practical side, thanks to the contribution of active professionals and to field-visits. It provides the necessary knowledge and expertise to enter the luxury service industry through a mix of academic pillars and practical courses on different industry segments. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course can be directly applied to work in Luxury Hospitality in a variety of services such as Human Resources, Operations, Food and Beverage, Event Management, Sales or Guest Service. Admission Requirements MSc: Interested candidate with BSc. Hns. Degree (4 years of University studies duly completed or 5 years for Chinese students) with the level of English language competence needed to study in English. MBA: interested candidate with BSc. Degree (3 years of University studies duly completed or 4 years for Chinese students) and at least 2 years of work experience in a middle management position with the level of English language competence needed to study in English. IELTS: 6.5 -7.0 (With band score no less than 6.0) TOEIC: 750 - TOEFL: 550 - TOEFL IBT: 80 French Proficiency: no pre-requisite. French-as-a-Foreign-Language Instruction included in the program. Submit the application and required documents by email;akpallattu@inseec.com. Shortlist candidates will be contacted 1 week after sending applications. You can also... [-]

Mba In Protocol, Creation, Design And Event Management

Escuela Internacional de Protocolo
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona A Coruña Oviedo Valencia + 4 more

The MBA PROTOCOL, creation, design and event management, the International School of Protocol is a highly competitive program that prepares and enables the student professionally for the development of Creation, Design and Event Management and Institutional Relations. [+]

Business Studies in Event Management. The MBA PROTOCOL, CREATION, DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF EVENTS , of the International School of Protocol It is a highly competitive program that prepares and enables the student professionally for the development of Creation, Design and Event Management and Institutional Relations. This program is developed, based on industry growth forecasts suggest that all the consequent increase in the budget earmarked for organizations creating corporate events. Currently, most companies require the figure of an expert in institutional relations and event-oriented business management and prepared to join boards and steering committees. This program responds to a major demand for event professionals seeking not only large companies but also medium and small. It develops in 60 ECTS credits and focuses on practical content and designed to develop the entrepreneurial spirit and resolute character. It is aimed at people seeking training in the creation, design and management of any type of event, developing as leaders with strategic vision and entrepreneurship, at various levels of the organizations. The program develops, as a differentiator to other studies of this type, not only traditional building techniques, design and event management, but the knowledge of the parameters that will shape the activities related to the organization of events identified are primarily three clear trends that should be included in the programs: BUSINESS VALUES First the prominence acquire the treatment of professional development not only within the law but of ethics, values ​​and social responsibility developed by the institution, involving the professional development of... [-]

MBA in Management

Zagreb School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Croatia Zagreb Croatia Online + 1 more

The MBA in Management at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management aims to help potential students strengthen their understanding of the philosophy of management. [+]

MBA in Management Managers are the ones ultimately responsible for the successful and efficient operation of organizations. However, in order to accomplish this, managers must have skills and knowledge that will help them succeed in such a role. They need to adequately manage human resources because, as the saying goes, every manager with subordinates is a human resource manager. They need to be adept in using leadership techniques and in strategic thinking. A strong moral compass is a prerequisite for any modern manager, as is an ability to manage projects, read into accounting reports, and use statistics to reduce uncertainty in business decision making. The MBA in Management at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management aims to help potential students strengthen their understanding of the philosophy of management, develop analytical capabilities, and to help them become the managers they can be. If you’re currently pursuing or wish to embark on a career in human resource management, project management, e-business, or if you just want to develop your strategic and leadership skills, this program was designed for you. As part of this program, students will also take part in business simulations that aim to test their decision making abilities and to help them understand the consequences of their decisions. ZSEM’s MBA in Management includes courses in Strategy, Management of Change, Business Ethics, Project Management, Managerial Accounting, and more. In order to give our students a broader view of how managerial decisions affect organizations, students will also take a course consisting... [-]