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WSPostDip (Specialist Diploma in MICE & Events Management)
Temasek Polytechnic
Accurate as of 04 May 2020
Overview

Singapore continues to be a leading destination for events and conferences; and is ranked annually by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and Union of International Associations (ICA) to be among the top cities in the world for association conventions and meetings. The Singapore Tourism Board has also identified that there is an opportunity to leverage on Singapore’s position as an educational hub through the development of executive education and corporate training events.

This 12-month Work-Study Post-Diploma Programme leading to the Specialist Diploma in MICE & Events Management aims to deepen participants’ knowledge and skills while in their first year of entering the industry.  

Upon completing the course, graduates should be able to: 
a) Apply strategies, skills and services related to the hosting of MICE-related events in the  hospitality sector.
b) Apply an operations framework for fairs, exhibitions and events.
c) Develop compelling content and differentiated experiences for the MICE and events sector.
d) Attract and manage a portfolio of sponsors to achieve event outcomes.
e) Manage projects using a project management framework.
f) Apply concepts of revenue management in MICE/events, tourism and travel operations.
g) Use of digital media as a marketing platform in consumer engagement and to achieve marketing objectives.

At the entry level, the job position is a Events Executive / Events Co-ordinator[1]. Upon completing the programme, graduates can look forward to taking up some of the possible types of positions[1]:
-Senior Events Executive
- Senior Events Co-ordinator
- Senior Project Executive
- Assistant Manager

Graduates may also look forward to wage increment and role expansion in their workplace, subject to their work performance.

  1. a, b Job titles may vary across companies.

Course Structure

Participants will be awarded the Specialist Diploma in MICE & Events Management upon successful completion of the following:

Post-Diploma Certificate in Events Management
a) MICE Management
b) Event Curation & Sponsorship
c) Event Operations & Logistics Management

Post-Diploma Certificate in Tourism Operations
a) Revenue Management for Tourism Business
b) Digital Marketing in Tourism
c) Project Management


Modes of Assessment

The assessment would be based on 100% coursework with role play, written tests, case studies, assignments and projects.  


Entry Requirements

Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from the polytechnics or the Operationally Ready Date (ORD) for National Servicemen from relevant full-time IT/technology-related courses of study are eligible to apply.

Nanyang Polytechnic 
- Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic  
- Diploma in Tourism & Resort Management

Republic Polytechnic 
- Diploma in Integrated Events Management
- Diploma in Customer Experience Management with Business

Singapore Polytechnic 
- Diploma in Tourism & Resort Management
- Diploma in Integrated Events and Project Management

Temasek Polytechnic 
- Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Diploma in Leisure & Events Management


Course Fees

Full Course Fees for WSPostDip (excluding GST)*: $6,552.00

MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per PDC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

*Please check with Temasek Polytechnic if any funding/subsidy is applicable.