1 Day: 10:30am - 3:30pm

May be subject to minor time alterations

CPD Accredited Certificate


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Course Overview

Events are impacted by poor planning, severe weather, security threats, and other unforeseen circumstances. Subsequent investigations invariably discover that not only were the events foreseeable and predictable but may have happened before. The training will help you manage events and be proactive in anticipating issues and managing risk.  

We will examine implementable safety plans, evaluate their effectiveness, and the methods used to ensure safety measures are in place, whilst working alongside external agencies. The focus of the course is on strategic and operational event planning considerations, and security measures, The training will help you develop the strategic skills necessary to consider risks and issues during large, medium, and small-scale events. Be prepared for events to avoid damaging your organisation’s reputation for when the unexpected should happen. Ensure that if you are involved in risk assessment or managing your brand, you are well prepared for all eventualities. 

Course Details

  • Gain an understanding of event security and risk assessments
  • Learn to identify safety issues and create contingency plans
  • Coordinate with security and emergency services
  • Develop plans for worse case scenarios with a proactive approach
  • Planning for events on an operation and strategic levels 
  • Applying the principles of risk management to event planning 
  • Assessing the event risks for security threats for public safety and crowd management techniques 
  • Understanding how to co-ordinate the roles and responsibilities of organisers, suppliers, and emergency agencies s  
  • Evaluating contingency planning – creating a contingency plan to mitigate risk

The course is suitable for anyone developing the strategic skills necessary to consider risks and issues during large, medium, and small-scale events. Be prepared for events to avoid damaging your organisation’s reputation when the unexpected should happen.
It will equip you with the core skills required to ensure that you are well prepared for all eventualities if you are involved in risk assessment or managing your brand.

LSPR Professional Development Certificate. The Certificate is recognised by the: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service: http://www.cpduk.co.uk

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All our courses can be taken live online or in-person at our Notting Hill centre.

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Book your team onto one of our scheduled courses where they will learn alongside other professionals, or book a customised private program with our assistance.

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Offers and Concessions

Interested in seeing what concessions may apply to you? Whether you are a charity or looking for group rates, we have special offers available to suit your circumstances and budgets.  

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Our Happy Clients

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Caroline Eriksson

Head of Communications

Very engaging session. I’m leaving with some very practical advice which I can implement straight away.

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Dany Rubbo

Marketing Manager

I enjoyed the course. The size of the group was small, so I could ask a lot of questions & relate it back to what I do.

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