Cookies on Knowhow Nonprofit

We use cookies in order for parts of Knowhow Nonprofit to work properly, and also to collect information about how you use the site. We use this information to improve the site and tailor our services to you. For more, see our page on privacy and data protection.

OK

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Event management: how to plan and run a great event

£8.99 or free to NCVO members – Sign in or find out about membership

2.9/5 from 1095 ratings

Whether you have specific responsibility for running events or you’re a member of staff who runs events ad-hoc, whether your organisation is small or large, this four part video training course will guide you through the processes that will help your event run smoothly and with the minimum of stress.
Format: More than 30 minutes of video content and downloadable resources.

Course structure

  • First steps: determining aims and objectives
  • Event planning and resources
  • Attendee management and event promotion
  • On-the-day and post event managment and evaluation

Learning outcomes

  • determine the aims and objectives of your event
  • set a budget for your event
  • create a plan for the event, including problem-solving
  • create a staff volunteer rota
  • understand the promotional opportunities available
  • understand what tools you can use to evaluate the event

Still not sure? Watch a preview.

Downloadable resources

Upon purchasing this course you will be able to download:

  • budget template
  • design checklist
  • risk register template
  • sample sponsor contract form
  • booking form template
  • sample event timeline
  • venue finding brief
  • and more!

Find out about your trainer

Sarah has over seven years experience in the events industry, including managing small seminars, workshops, product launches, art exhibitions, three day conferences for over 500 Macmillan Nurses, high profile lectures with guest speakers such as Senator George Mitchell, award ceremonies and charity fundraisers. She has worked in both the voluntary and public sector, starting her career at Macmillan Cancer Support, then moving on to CABE, the Government's advisor on architecture and the built environment, before joining NCVO to manage their flagship events programme.

Buy now!

Click on the 'Add to basket' button at the top of the page to buy this course or get all our training from £9.99/month with our StudyPass subscription.

Got a question or need more help?

StudyPass. All our training in one low-cost subscription

From as little as £9.99 a month you could get complete access to all the training material in the StudyZone with the StudyPass subscription. Find out more

Page last edited Jan 11, 2016

Help us to improve this page – give us feedback.

1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars 2.9/5 from 1095 ratings

Face-to-face training

We also run a range of classroom based courses on a variety of topics throughout the year.

See our events listing for dates.