Official master's degree in Management and Organisation of Event Tourism

Specialist training to work in all areas of the events sector, with placements hosted by prestigious organisers of conferences, conventions and major events.

Official Master's Degree in Management and Organisation of Event Tourism

Ideal student profile

This master's degee is aimed at university graduates who want to specialise in a business activity with excellent prospects in this country. It is also for business-persons and public or private sector managers whose work involves, partially or totally, organising and coordinating meetings, conferences, sports events, etc. The following qualities are needed: an ability to innovate, organisation, planning skills, communication skills and an ability to work across disciplines and in teams. Also, there is a requirement for fluent speaking and writing skills in English, at least at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.

Specific skills

  • Identify the actors and the fundamental concepts of event tourism in order to analyse current data on the sector and be able to detect new trends.
  • Plan and manage the different types of activities necessary in organising an event: design, commercialisation, production and evaluation.
  • Design and plan communication and marketing actions for an event, taking into account the vision of the company commissioning it.
  • Manage the marketing of an event, taking into account the different methods for measuring return on investment in events.
  • Analyse and apply the leadership and communication skills needed to manage individuals and groups in one's charge, and those of organisational communication.
  • Plan and implement sectoral analyses and business plans in the field of event tourism.
  • Recognise and interpret the role and competences of sponsors in order to analyse the structure of a sponsorship plan and its legal ramifications.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Plan and organise venues and management interventions on the basis of critical analysis and synthesis.
  • Acquire teamwork and leadership capacities.
  • Adapt to new situations, showing initiative in developing innovative and competitive strategies.