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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
Do you aspire to plan and bring alive memorable events that leave lasting impressions?

If yes, the Higher Nitec in Event Management course is the choice for you!

With evolvement of business events, i.e. Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE), and special events, competent and skilled event professionals are highly sought after. Through the training in MICE, Facilities & Venue Management, Event Sales & Sponsorship and Event Planning & Management modules, you will develop event organisational skills that will equip you to manage on-site operations, coordinate event logistics, write and present compelling proposals, and engage effectively with suppliers and customers.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to delve into sustainability, hygiene and safety practices of events through the study of the Event Business Environment module. You will also be challenged to navigate and create new virtual or hybrid events using appropriate technology applications.

Students will supplement their trade skills with Business Analytics, Digital Commerce & Marketing and Customer Relationship Management to make informed data-driven decisions, curate and create meaningful customer experiences and achieve effective returns on engagement.

The dynamic event industry calls for capable, resilient and adaptable individuals who are equally excited to test their creativity. With the right skills and attitude, you will be part of this dynamic industry creating memorable experiences for thousands!

What you'll learn

  • Coordinate event logistics
  • Manage projects and work flows
  • Organise events
  • Handle sales and marketing
  • Provide customer service support
  • Provide administrative and operational support

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics/Principles of Accounts and 1 other subject:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-8 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) or Principles of Accounts*
  • Grade 1-7 in one other subject
    *To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).

or

GCE ‘N(A)’ level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-3 in English Language
  • Grade 1-4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 1-5 in 3 other subjects; and
  • A total of 19 points or less for English, Mathematics and three other subjects (ELMAB3)*

* Eligible, graduating GCE N(A) students enrolled during the January intake under the Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP) will undergo 10 weeks of preparatory programme, followed by 2 years of Higher Nitec training.

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Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Event Management graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:


Higher Nitec in Event Management graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Event Management graduates are employed by Professional Conference/ Exhibition/ Event organisers, Destination Management companies, event companies, venue operators, hotels and many other organisations responsible for organising and managing seminars, meetings, conferences and special events. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Events Coordinator/ Executive and Project Coordinator/ Executive.