From sporting events like IAAF 2019, to cultural and entertainment ones like Qatar International Food Festival, Museum Exhibitions, and AR Rahman’s music concert, Qatar is no stranger to hosting events.

Providing you with the right knowledge and skill-set, a Josoor Institute Professional Diploma will help with introducing and furthering your professional career in the events management world.

Josoor Institute is offering and awarding a Professional Diploma Programme in Major Events Management. The programme is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill sets of those hoping to pursue careers in the Events Management field, or those who already holding positions in this dynamic and exciting field.

The programme aims to provide deep understanding of the major events ecosystem in Qatar and at the international level, providing knowledge and best practices of various types of events: arts, entertainment, and sports, festivals, concerts, conferences, museums and fashion exhibitions.

Each programme consists of six modules that will take place from February 2020 to December 2020. Each module is offered in one, week-long delivery block.  Delegates must be prepared to attend from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM each day. The Programme is structured as follows:

Program Breakdown

Block 1, 16th – 20th February 2020

Topic: Introduction to Major Events Management

Block 2, 29th March – 2nd April 2020

Topic: Event Planning and Operations Management (1st part)

Block 3, 14th – 18th June 2020

Topic: Event Planning and Operations Management (2nd part)

Block 4, 6th – 10th September 2020

Topic: People Management in the Events Industry

Block 5, 25th – 29th October 2020

Topic: Strategic Marketing and Communications

Block 6, 29th November – 3rd December 2020

Topic: Mega Trends in the Events Industry

Josoor Institute is currently accepting applications for programmes starting in February, 2020.  There are a limited number of seats available, so interested applicants are requested to apply soon to avoid disappointment. Meeting the minimum admissions requirement does not guarantee admission.

Admissions Requirements

A bachelor degree from an accredited institution and recognized as such by Qatar is the minimum academic credential required for delegates to join the Diploma programmes.

Programme Requirements

Delegates are required to attend and actively participate in a minimum of 80% of the modules.  At the end of every module, they must complete a graded assignment. At the end of the programme they will be expected to complete a Capstone project.
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