Event Organising Skills for Secretaries and Administrators (1 day)

Event Organising Skills for Secretaries and Administrators (1 day)


Public Workshops: Cantonese with English Workbook
In-house Workshops: 社內培訓可選用粵語普通話授課

Introduction

This workshop helps secretaries and administrators plan and organise corporate events more effectively. Participants will be taught to plan from the audience and manager’s perspective. They will have a good understanding of what is involved when organising seminars, talks, presentations, cocktail parties, dinners, openings, press conferences and all types of company functions. Come and share experiences and learn from other professional event organisers.

What our Participants say:

"The participants were very friendly and experienced event coordinators who came up with a lot of ideas during the discussions. The sharing on past and upcoming events were valuable. Finally, thank you to Audrey who guided us on taking a positive approach and made this workshop so enjoyable"

... Michelle Liu, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Organising Skills for Secretaries & Administrators

"Interesting and practical workshop on organising events. I like the parts on ''Your role as a host'' and the many case studies to explain how you could handle the situation under different scenarios"

... Wanny Wong, Assa Abloy Asia Pacific Ltd
Event Organising Skills for Secretaries & Administrators

"Useful! The workshop exceeds my expectation"

... Krystal Lau, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute
Event Organising Skills for Secretaries & Administrators

Target

Administrators, secretaries and everyone involved in event planning and execution

What You Will Cover
  1. Experience sharing on various events
    • What makes a great event
    • How to avoid hiccups
    • Quick tips for "Master of Ceremony"
  2. The Five Ws and One H to start
    • Setting objectives ~ what do people look for in events
    • Time control ~ planning the agenda for your event
    • Gathering resources ~ get help and get automised!
    • Seating arrangements ~ everything can go wrong with this
  3. Type of events and what you must know
    • Meeting/Seminar/Exhibition
    • Conference/press conference
    • Cocktail party, lunch and dinner
  4. International events
    • Timing ~ how timeline differs from a local event
    • Co-ordination ~ remote control
    • Cultural Gaffe
  5. Your role as a
    • Planner ~ getting ready for hiccups
    • Organiser ~ duties on the actual day
    • Manager/Host ~ helping your guests to socialise
    • Consolidator ~ getting credit from your work
About the Facilitator

Audrey Loh is very experienced in organising small- to large-scale events for all occasions. Prior to joining WorldBridge, Audrey was a marketing director at Motorola where she manages marketing events and public relation activities. As a manager, Audrey will be able to help participants understand event planning from the manager’s perspective to the audience’s expectations.  She has taught participants from A.S. Watson, AIA, AT&T, Cigna Insurance, Citic Ka Wah Bank, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Edward Keller, Environmental Protection Department, ExxonMobil, Hallmark Cards, Hewlett Packard, HK Jockey Club, The HK Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Housing Society, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Kimberly-Clark, KPMG, Land Registry, Langham Hotel, Lufthansa Cargo, McDonald’s, Nortel Networks, Open University, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sanrio, Schroders Investment Management, Shangri-La International Hotel Management, Swarovski, Swire Beverages, The Swatch Group, Wyeth and many others in event organising.

WorldBridge Training Centre, 160 Lockhart Road, 1902 Yue Xiu Building (1 min walk from Wanchai MTR A1 Exit)
9:00am to 5:00pm
Complimentary lunch and refreshments
HK$2,500 per participant. Discounted price of HK$2,280 per participant for enrolment one month before date of workshop or for groups of two or more