Win a place on the Executive Certificate in Event Management (ECEM) in Edinburgh, the Festival City

This is a three day intensive programme designed to capitalise on the expertise and provide the key skills and knowledge associated with the design and delivery of corporate, private and public events. Delivered by the Edinburgh Institute: Festivals, Events and Tourism, the programme outlines industry best practice in the marketing, planning, conduct and evaluation of events.

Who is it for?

The programme is designed to enhance the professional skill and knowledge base of those already with or looking to join the industry.

Programme structure and dates

3 day intensive programme from 16 – 18 February 2015 at Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus.

The content

You will study:

Event Planning Management, Monitoring, Control, Shutdown and Evaluation

Project Management

Risk Management, safety and security

Marketing, PR and sponsorship

Greening of Events

Managing people

Case studies presented by local event industry practitioners

To WIN a place on this programme worth £975, please write a 300 word piece on why you should be chosen and how you would apply the learning for this programme back at your workplace. Send your entry to Peter Skellett. The deadline for entries is the 1st December 2014, with the winner notified by 12th December 2014.

To find out more information about the ECEM please contact Peter Skellett on 0131 455 4642 or

Please note that if you are not successful in winning the free place, but are still keen to do the course, you may be eligible to reimbursement of 50% of this programme through Skills Development Scotland (

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