Business4Events

Specialization of the bachelor's degree Business Management

Locatie: Mechelen -Campus De Vest
  • Do you have a business mind and an entrepreneurial spirit?
  • Do you combine creativity with strong organizational skills?
  • Are you motivated by challenging deadlines?
  • Do you get energy from entertaining people?
  • Are you interested in the technical and strategical aspects of a business event?
  • Do you switch easily between languages?
  • Do you dream of a career in events?

You manage the various aspects of events in business : logistics, planning, catering, technical aspects, budget and sponsorship, marketing and communication. You participate in real events for business clients and learn to do what is necessary for the job.

You are able to think in business models always keeping the return in mind. You develop a business plan and are able to analyze a balance sheet. Your digital skills are outstanding and an excellent tool for the organization of each event. You communicate fluently in different languages and have excellent commercial skills. You graduate with a clear personal and professional profile.

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Astrid Druyts
Programme Manager
Pierre Vermeulen
Study Advisor
Anneliese Messens
Care Coordinator

Opbouw

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Practical courses
  • Personal coaching
  • Go international
  • Phase 1

    Phase 1

    During the first year our focus will be on building your event skills through courses such as Innovation Lab 4 Events, Discovery Lab 4 Events and Sound & Light Factory . On top of these mandatory courses, you choose a foreign language: German, French, Spanish, Chinese or Dutch. We don't offer the language of your dreams? No problem, you can study a language of your choice with another certified language institution and we’ll add it to your diploma.

  • Phase 2

    Phase 2

    The first semester of your second year focuses on management skills, financial management, entrepreneurship and global consumer trends. During the 'International Project' course, second year students go abroad to a dynamic city to analyze the local culture, work on a cross-border project and look at opportunities to organize a unique event abroad. In the second semester we will focus on your core business: event management.  

     

  • Phase 3

    Phase 3

    Your third year consists of first-semester courses with a focus on practice and cases for real companies, followed by a traineeship during the second semester. During this 3-month internship, you will work on different event projects for real customers.

     

  • Practical courses

    Practical courses

    During the first year the Discovery Lab 4 Events is your initial test to put the theoretical knowledge into practice. In the second year you will get a taste of how events are  conducted abroad. Finally, when you are on your internship during the final year you’ll get immersed in an entirely different environment. Where to go and what company to work for? The choice is entirely yours!

     

  • Personal coaching

    Personal coaching

    You can always count on personalized counselling and coaching at Thomas More. The programme managers Lieve Plasqui or Astrid Druyts will help you answer all of your questions related to your field of study. All questions related to your individual study program, exemptions or credits can be addressed to the study advisor Pierre Vermeulen.

    Your lecturers as well will always be available to give advice or answer your questions. Don’t hesitate to contact them through e-mail.

     

  • Go international

    Go international

    At Business4Events the world is small. Our business school has partnered with several top-notch universities worldwide. Some of the possibilities include: Quimper and Paris (France), Seville (Spain), Eindhoven (Netherlands), Vilnius (Lithuania), Budapest (Hungary), Bloemfontein (South Africa), Daejeon (South-Korea), Chile, Mexico, China, Taiwan or Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Vakken

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Phase 1

    Phase 1

    Semester 1

    • Business Communication
    • Enterpreneurial management 1
    • Business Fundamentals
    • Business Intelligence Fundamentals
    • Digital Toolkit
    • Process & project management
    • Innovation Lab 4 Events
    • Foreign language

     

     

    Semester 2

    • Personal Development
    • Procurement & Supply Chain
    • Business Fundamentals Cases
    • Discovery Lab 4 Events
    • Expo & Events
    • Corporate & Social Events
    • Sound & Light Factory
    • Foreign language

     

  • Phase 2

    Phase 2

    Semester 1

    • Management skills
    • World Cultures
    • International Project
    • Sales
    • Global Consumer Trends
    • Financial Management
    • Sponsoring & Fundraising
    • Law 4 Events
    • Foreign Language

     

     

    Semester 2

    • Enterpreneurial management 2
    • Globalization & international marketing
    • Event management & planning
    • Catering & Logistic management
    • Advanced Experience Lab

     

     

  • Phase 3

    Phase 3

    Semester 1

    • Portfolio
    • Cost Calculation
    • Business Processes (ERP)
    • Economic Forum
    • Emerging Markets
    • Techno4Events
    • Networking 4 Events
    • Financial Planning 4 Events

    Semester 2

    • Internship
    • Bachelor thesis

     

     

     

Opleiding in cijfers

Enkele statistieken over deze opleiding
18-22
hours of lessons per week
12
weeks of internship
90%
of the graduates employed within 6 months

Waarom kiezen voor Business4Events?

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100% English: Yes you can!

Thomas More has 5 English-taught bachelor degree programmes in order to make our high-quality education accessible for (foreign) students with high ambitions. You can join our English programmes after having proved you are reasonably proficient at speaking and writing English (level B2, European Framework).

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Internationalization @ Thomas More

Thomas More participates actively in international networks in line with its different study fields. This is an ideal forum for trustworthy partnerships. Sometimes these partnerships are suggested by common partners or via project cooperation. Thomas More aims at partnerships in all Erasmus+ participating countries.

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@ work

Practice is key throughout your training. With extensive project work, event cases during the courses and participation in congresses we fully immerse you in the event world. During your last year you will even go one step further and work for an event company for three months.

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