Event Coordination


Event Coordination

Coordinating and planning events, meetings and travel arrangements are often part of a job description but less often are people taught how do plan and coordinate effectively and efficiently.  What seems like a simple and straightforward task is often underestimated.  Successful coordination and planning of important events and meetings are essential to, not only the smooth operation of the company but also to the company’s image.  It is being skilled at identifying and managing the finer details involved in planning and coordinating that draw the distinction between a success and mediocracy.


  • Travel and events coordinators
  • Public Relations teams
  • Marketing department
  • Personal Assistants
  • Secretaries
  • Hospitality coordinators


  • Learn to become effective in verbal communication so as to get buy-in from others
  • Gain skills in managing various schedules, people and commitments involved in identifying meeting or event dates.
  • Arrange meetings that run on time, have the correct members attending them and are efficient
  • Ensure that post-meeting communication and documentation support meeting effectiveness
  • Learn to identify your audience’s needs, which needs are more important and why, then book venues and facilities accordingly.
  • Learn to communicate finalised meeting, event and travel arrangements assertively
  • Gain skills in communicating with outsourced venues, service providers and facilities to ensure that nothing is overlooked
  • Ensure that communication between the company and delegates is effective in gaining feedback and commitment and efficient so as to not overload delegates or become time-consuming for the organisers


  • Identifying a date, venue and time for a meeting or event
  • Gaining feedback so as to determine the most suitable date, time and venue
  • Booking the meeting or event with attendees and forwarding all relevant documentation
  • Arranging the venue and catering
  • Identifying facility constraints and capacity
  • Determine travel, car hire and accommodation requirements
  • Confirming, and processing invoices and advance disbursements
  • Assemble and distribute documentation required for the meeting or event
  • Assemble, copy and collate documents such as Agendas and Minutes of Meetings

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KZN Business Training Centre

Contact Details
Contact Person:
Call us on: +27 (0)31 267 1229
Contact Email:
sales [at] kznbtc.co.za
Course Details
Unit Standard:
NQF Level:
Level 3
Course Duration:
1 Day
Course Delivery Method:

Blended Blended

In Class In Class

Distance Distance

Presented Presented Courses

In House In-House

Contact us at +27 (0)31 267 1229 or [email protected] and we will send your a full course outline and quotation based on your requirements
Course Fee Includes:
Our public course fee includes facilitated training, course materials, the venue, a light lunch and refreshments. Onsite training at your venue can be arranged on mutually suitable dates - please contact us to request a quotation.




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