Are you a creative person with free time on hand? Do you wish to earn an extra income working from home? If yes, then you are at the right platform. You should seriously consider home based event management work. It is very suitable for those people with a creative bend of mind, wanting to start off on their own.
What is Event Management?
Event management pertains to the work or task of organizing events by looking into all the aspects of the event. Events can range from small birthday parties, to even inter-company meetings. This can mean that from your home itself you can regulate the work by dealing with the clients who are throwing parties or are conducting the events.
Working As an Event Manager
There are a few aspects that you need to research before you start with your work as an event manager.
Training and Qualifications:
You can acquire one year or two year certificate courses or even do a specialized course. There are onsite courses as well as online courses available. For those who are comfortable with onsite courses with a traditional classroom style, here is a list of colleges in India that provide courses in event management.
- Amity institute of Event management, New Delhi
- Event Management Development society, Mumbai(Bandra)
- Indian Institute of Event Management (Andheri)
- Indian Institute of Management, New Delhi
- International Center for Event Marketing, New Delhi
- International Institute of Event Management in SNDT Women’s university, Mumbai
- National Institute of Event Management, Vile parle, Mumbai
- Apeejay Institute of Mass communication, New Delhi
- National Academy of Event Management and Development
Also there are online courses which can be done in the comfort of your home with a computer and an internet connection. And also you can join a distance learning correspondence course in any open institution.
Working at an Office for Experience and Expertise
There are many firms that may hire qualified and trained event managers for serving their clients. Clients are the people or the customers who are conducting the events. Events can be birthday parties, wedding anniversary parties, promotional events, business house meetings, weddings, wedding receptions and other functions.
These clients at this step will make deals with the firm and the firm will give you assignments that you need to organise. At this step you should also consider to interact with your fellow co-workers and colleagues. Also you should interact with other professionals like cartoonists, entertainers, DJs, caterers and florists.