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FACULTY OF COMMERCE AND MANAGEMENT

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE IN

EVENT MANAGEMENT


SAQA ID: 99647 | NQF Level: 7 | Credits: 380| Course Duration: 3 Years

COURSE INTRODUCTION

Event managers are needed in almost any kind of business – entertainment, finance, government, retail, fashion, sport and music. Their day to day job may be filled with a range of exciting challenges.

Event management is the co-ordination, running and planning of all the people, teams and features that come together to create any kind of event. Successful events depend on team members, flexibility and a commitment to good cross-team communication. If you love being part of a team and working with people to create something unique, event management could well be your future career. An event management team needs strong leadership to perform at its best. Furthermore, South Africa has become a popular venue for staging international sporting events such as football, cricket, and rugby. The wedding industry alone is known to be a multi-billion-rand industry. Therefore, qualified students will be able to plan, stage and manage commercial and special events, including wedding planning and coordination, or other fields of specialisation such as adventure event management, sporting or political event management and managing exhibitions and trade shows.

1st YEAR

  • Event Management 1 (Event Practice; Planning & Staging)
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Academic Literacy 

2nd YEAR

  • Event Management 2 (Event Safety & Risk Management/Event Impact Assessment)
  • Public Relations
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Planning
  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Statistical Methods

3rd YEAR

  • Strategic Business Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Law in the Event Industry
  • Event Management 3 (Corporate Event Management; Adventure Programme Design/Team Building)
  • Services Marketing
  • Work-integrated Learning

Which course do you qualify for?

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WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BECOME?

Event Manager
Wedding Planner
Event Entrepreneur
Sport Event Manager
Political Event Manager
Corporate Event Manager
Music / Mega Event Coordinator
Conference & Exhibition Centre Manager
Event Brand or Event Marketing Manager
Team Building / Adventure Programme Facilitator

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FACULTY OF BUSINESS


BACHELOR OF COMMERCE IN
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

NQF LEVEL 7 | 360 CREDITS | SAQA ID: 110099

Project Management is regarded as one of the most lucrative professions and is a skill that is in high demand in South Africa and globally. This degree is developed to ensure aspiring project managers acquire the skills needed to be a successful team player in a diverse project team, both locally and internationally.

This programme was designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to successful plan and execute projects. You will learn how to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on. Project managers can work in a variety of fields, from human resources, to advertising/marketing, IT and much more.

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