Executive Certificate in Events Management

Course Description

The Certificate in Events Management enable the learners understand the foundation and structure of a successful event through the process of creation. The learners will acquire skills on how to evaluate risks involved for all stakeholders from Health and Safety to Risk Assessments and insurance.

The learners will be exposed to various sectors of the events industry through industry module, which will be taught specifically by industry experts. Through the Event and Convention Management Practice project, each learner will pick an area of their interest and work with industry expert to come up with ‘real life event brief and implement it’.

After completing two terms of study at BIHC, students will be given an opportunity to gain insight and confidence in the industry by completing a period of industrial internship of 15 weeks at an events company approved by BIHC. This internship is an important element in the Events Management course and will enable the student to put the theoretical knowledge and skills they have gained at BIHC into professional practice.

An important part of the industrial placement will be the written report that the student must submit at the end of internship. Throughout the course students will be taught how to work in teams, how to be creative and innovative and, above all, how to stand out as leaders in their professions.


Course Duration

1 year


Course Intake

May, September


Entry Requirements

  • KCSE Mean grade D+ (PLUS) with D+ (PLUS) or above in English or Kiswahili and a D- (MINUS) in Mathematics
  • IB 3-A Level 3 Credits
  • IGCSE 3 'O' Passes with E and above and/or equivalent of a mean grade of D (PLUS) with E in Math and English or Kiswahili
  • SATs 1010 and above out of 1600

Course Fees Kshs per annum

Student Tuition Application Fee Student Pass Accident Insurance Student ID Graduation Fee Uniform
Kenyan 375,000 2,500 - 5,000 1,000 15,000 -
East African 375,000 5,000 2,500 5,000 1,000 15,000 -
International 459,000 5,000 12,500 5,000 1,000 15,000 -

For more details see our full fees structure documents on downloads



Study Areas

Year 1
  • Event Management and Planning
  • Contemporary Issues in the Events industry
  • Events Marketing and Customer Relations
  • Supplier and logistics management
  • Concepts and Creativity in Events
  • Venue selection and Risk Management
  • Business Communication
  • Professional Planning, Development and Evaluation
  • Coordinating Events and Budgeting
  • Experiential Marketing and social media
  • Pitching and Presentation Skills
  • Safe and Environmentally Conscious Events
  • Industry Modules: celebrity events; corporate events and conferences; wedding planning; fundraising events; festivity events; sustainable events
  • Event & Convention Management Practice
  • Basic First Aid and Fire Safety Training
  • Professional Planning, Development and Evaluation II
  • Internship Placement

  • Enrollment

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