Meeting, Conference and Event Planner

 

Meeting Conference and Event Planner (QP: THC/Q4401)

Sector: 

Tourism and Hospitality

Industry Highlights:

Workforce demand within the hospitality sector in India is projected at: 28 lakhs for restaurants, 41 lakhs for hotels, 3 lakhs for the travel trade segment, and 27 lakhs for the tourism sector, by the year 2022. India is fast emerging as the preferred nation for hosting of major international events such as the Commonwealth Games held in 2010. Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism is on a rise on account of increased business travel in India.

Course Highlights:
The course shall equip the successful trainees with requisite skills and knowledge to plan, coordinate and manage events and meetings. On completion of the course, the successful trainees shall be proficient with interacting with customers to understand customer requirements, planning and coordinating with different departments and service providers for arrangements, monitoring the key activities and ensuring customer satisfaction.

 

Desirable Personal Traits:

·         Leadership and managerial skills

·         Strong inter-personal skills

·         Action-oriented and problem-solving abilities

·         Good communication skills

 

Career Options:

Job Prospects:Conference Coordinator, Event Coordinator, Event Manager

 

Internship:
150 hours of Internship with leading event management companies

Assessment and Certification:

Continuous assessment is carried out by the Training Service Provider and final assessment by an independent assessor, assigned by the Sector Skill Council. Certificate will be issued by Government of Kerala and the Sector Skill Council, to successful trainees.

Eligibility:

·         Students enrolled in 1st year  of  Bachelor’s Degree course in any stream;

Students who have successfully completed ‘Aptitude Test’ and ‘Personal Interview


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