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Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Events 

 Large events and festivals, from charity fundraisers to concerts, form part of a multibillion-dollar worldwide industry. Event management is the special branch of management that focuses on using managerial and logistical techniques to organise and run these events. It is a dynamic industry that requires forward planning to execute a seamless event.

From marketing, budgeting, time management and scheduling to production, sponsorship and technical operations, you will graduate with the skills and knowledge required in the events industry. You will be involved in projects such as corporate events, industry visits, Viva la Gong, film festivals, outdoor sporting events and concerts.    



Management is the art and science of organising assets to reach a goal. Studying management you will learn how to interpret the procedures and systems used in an organisation to assess how individuals and the organisation as a whole can best operate. You will develop skills in decision-making, conflict resolution, administration and communication.

Human Resource Management or Employment Relations

Human Resources Management (HRM) is concerned with finding the right staff for an  organisation—and having employed them, look after them so they want to stay and give their best to their jobs. If you prefer working with people, you might consider a career in human resource management. Rather than focusing solely on the economic bottom line, you will learn about motivational factors, social and individual wellbeing, human rights and ethics


Marketing is about generating products and services to meet a defined customer need. It’s also about establishing a competitive advantage by effective positioning in the market with reference to product, promotion, pricing and distribution strategies. In addition to commercial marketing, the industry has diversified into specialist marketing applications including social marketing and not-for-profit marketing.

Supply Chain Management / Logistics 

Supply chain management is concerned with the entire lifecycle of a product or service, from before it’s made, to how it is disposed of, and how it moves between every stage. As well as goods and services, supply chain managers analyse and manage information from the suppliers, through intermediaries, to the customer—and their customers, if your client is a business. It includes managing technical processes: both within the firm between functions such as procurement, manufacturing and marketing; and between organisations such as manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers.

Public Relations 

If you’re interested in people and love to write, have good analytical skills and are able to work under pressure, a career in public relations (PR) may be right for you. It covers a variety of subjects including business communication, PR concepts, PR strategies, corporate identity and branding, marketing communications and advertising and PR campaigns.

Business Innovation

Business innovation is a crucial source of competitive advantage and the prime mover of economic growth. The motto for the new economy firm is 'innovate or evaporate' and the guiding rule for government is 'innovate or abdicate'.


The hospitality industry includes co-ordinating entertainment and recreation, accommodation and food services and forms an important part of many nations’ economies, including Australia. It is a highly dynamic industry that requires flexible, responsive managers to successfully guide businesses.

Events and festivals, charity fundraisers, conferences and concerts all form part of a multibillion-dollar worldwide industry. Event Management is the special branch of management that focuses on using managerial techniques to plan, organise and run these events.

Tourism is a worldwide industry that continues to play an important part in both wealthy nations and developing economies. It can be in many ways the business of adventure, but is also building the global community and creating wealth at every level.

Last reviewed: 26 March, 2018