Event Planning Essentials
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): Next course dates to be announced soon.
- Duration: Next course dates to be announced soon.
- Study Mode(s): Short course
Please note: This course is delivered through the Enterprising Ashfield project, which is funded by the Government's Towns Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support individuals and employees of businesses that are based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The standard fee would normally be £295.
On this course you will learn the essential skills to run successful events, conferences, and product launches.
It’s an ideal introduction for anyone curious about events; whether you’re planning an event at work, preparing to enter the workplace, or looking to change careers.
With a limited number of places on the course, you'll have the one-to-one attention you need to ensure you leave with the skills to continue developing your skills at home or work.
How you’re taught
In-person from the Summit Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Next course dates to be announced soon.
Tutor profile: Paula Kelsey
Paula is an experienced event and marketing professional and has run hundreds of corporate events and awards ceremonies over the past thirty years.
Her experience in the sector has covered everything from advertising to aerospace, design to digital marketing, medical conferences to food industry trade shows.
Paula also runs her own business, Cloud 9 Event Management, delivering events for the public and private sector.
Paula also is the chair of the Alliance of Independent Event Agencies and is a Board Member on the UK Awards Standards Council.
An experienced public speaker, Paula often contributes to the trade press and is asked to speak at industry events and trade shows.
No previous experience is necessary.
To be eligible for a place, you must live or work in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield. To check if your home or work postcode is eligible visit the Enterprising Ashfield postcode checker page.