IGNOU Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT)


IGNOU is offering Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT) through School of Continuing Education.

The Event Management industry has an extremely positive future. Today it is a multimillion dollar industry and an economic driver in cities, regions and nations. This Diploma is skill based; ideal for learners who are preparing to enter this profession, looking for advancement within it, preparing to start their own entrepreneurial venture or preparing for certification as a professional.

The Diploma in Event Management is a professional programme designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to work in one of the most exciting and rapidly growing industries, the event industry. Event management is a multibillion-dollar industry known as the “business of experiences.” An event is the gathering of people to create, operate, and participate in an experience. Every industry, whether a business, a charity, or a society, holds events of various sizes and types to market themselves, build business relationships, raise money, or celebrate. From traditional community gatherings, festivals, fairs, and parades, we now see theme-based, dramatic, and larger-than-life social and cultural events with a technological twist. IGNOU also has a growing niche of business events such as meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions (MICE), activations, brand promotions, Intellectual Property, managed events, digital events, rural events, sports, entertainment, and fund-raising events. Today’s events are economic and social drivers for many businesses, cities, regions, and countries, putting global demands and opportunities in place. Event Management is a rapidly growing profession that combines creativity, knowledge, and experience.

The Diploma in Event Management at IGNOU was created in response to a demand from the event industry, as well as a critical requirement for event management curriculum at this time. While the event industry is growing, there is a severe shortage of knowledgeable workers, as well as a lack of work skills and high attrition rates. As a result, focused learning is required to bridge the gap between the growing demand for trained professionals and their availability.

Today, we face the challenge of youth employability, and much emphasis is being placed on skill development. The Diploma in Event Management program’s goal is to produce educated and knowledgeable industry professionals who can grow and mature in the event industry. The Diploma in Event Management has been designed to produce professionals in the modern industry of event management. This programme is distinguished by its experiential learning activities, which promote high altitudes and deep learning through interest and participation.

This Diploma programme will provide a comprehensive knowledge of the competencies required for a professional event manager, event coordinator, or event planner, whether learners are preparing to enter this profession, people already working in the event industry are preparing for advancement within it, are preparing to start their own entrepreneurial venture, or are preparing for certification as a professional.

This Course Is For

  • Those who have passed 10+2 are eligible
  • Interested learners studying / studied Management,
  • Tourism, Advertising, Arts and Crafts,
  • Home Science, Social Sciences,
  • Sciences or any other subject
  • Future entrepreneurs
  • Event industry people

Diploma in Event Management (DEVMT)

  • Minimum Duration: 1 Year
  • Maximum Duration: 3 Years
  • Course Fee: Rs. 8,000 for full program
  • Minimum Age: No bar
  • Maximum Age: No bar
  • Eligibility: 10+2 Pass (with English as a subject)
  • Medium of Instruction: English


Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BHC-011Basics of Event Management4
BHC-012Event Planning4
BHC-013Event Coordination and Control4
BHC-014Event Marketing and Promotion4
BHC-015Event Financing and Accounting4
Program Guide

Program Coordinator

Prof. Heena K. Bijli
School of Continuing Education,
Block-G, Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110068
Tel: 011-29572946, 011-29536347, 011-29572948
Email: [email protected]
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