Diploma in Event Management



Course Description

(R/812/4/0054) (06/23) (MQA/FA 2989)

• Equip yourself with skills in front office and back end operations of the events & hospitality industries
• Attend off-campus and actual live events executed by industry professionals
• Learn to plan, manage and execute events in hotels and leisure establishment environments



Behind every extravagant and amazing event, world-famous five-star hotel or glamorous luxury shopping mall is a team of trained professionals delivering the perfect brand experience to guests. Imagine managing the operations of a live show, product launch in a hotel or a grand integrated resorts like Mandarin Oriental/ Golden Palm or Legoland. It is a massive and complex task that requires deep-set knowledge in wide-ranging areas from managing the whole event flow from back-of-the-house operations like security and performers. You will be well equipped with the required skills for event production that include logistics, marketing & budgeting. You’ll also be given the skills to effectively manage tasks and oversee event operations (before, during and after the event). You will be able to seek work with professional conference or exhibition organisers, corporate businesses, event management companies, government, and non-profit groups.



Many luxurious hotels and mega-sized leisure facilities are being built in Malaysia and you can look forward to working in these prestigious facilities. You can work as an Event Manager, Event Producer, Project Manager and Workplace Planner, or Business Development Executive for Events.



Various overseas universities in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States also offer advanced standing to our graduates when they apply for related degree courses.



3 Credits in SPM/ GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) in any subject.

PORTMAN College is the tertiary educational development division for the PORTMAN Education Group. Established since 1997, PORTMAN College is well recognized as Malaysia’s reputed business school specialist with a strategic focus mission to educate and produce highly competent business leaders to make a difference in the world.



• Exposed to exciting business events that build business skills.

• Challenged by industry projects that open their eyes to the complexities of the real world.

• Stimulated with opportunities to explore and experiment that build confidence and shape opinions.

• Engaged in incubation of new enterprises that merge different skills to create new business brands.

• Involved in community work that adds value and meaning to their lives.



PORTMAN distinguished itself by delivering an education that is a notch above in quality. Industry-relevant curricula are widely adapted across all courses with close partnership with the corporate industries. PORTMAN’s insistence on preparing its graduates for the global marketplace with its emphasis on an education that is highly practical, have proven to provide an added edge to the students. This is evident in its graduate qualities where PORTMAN’s graduates are highly employable, with many securing jobs even before their graduation.

PORTMAN High Flyers programme is an initiative to add real value into university level education as a result of the trend shifting towards competency based human capital development. This provides market-centred curricula that prepare students for life “in the real business world”, as well as producing globally competitive graduates that are able to compete at an international level.



Soft Skills Mastery: Students are inculcated with effective Interpersonal Communication & Presentation Skills, Strategic Thinking & Problem Solving Skills.

Professional Skills Mastery: Students are developed in Grooming, Business Ettiquette & Interviewing Skills.

Apprenticeship: Students gain real life working experience much earlier due to PORTMAN’s encouragement of real business world settings since day one.

At PORTMAN, we believe these additional skills Mastery and experiences will provide sustainable long-term competitive edge with the ultimate goal of developing HIGH FLYERS for the market!

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