LiFE Academy Launches New Professional Course

LiFE Academy Launches New Professional Course

Ever dreamt of organising a concert for Ariana Grande? Or host the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Look no further as LiFE Academy launches its latest programmes in Event Management allowing aspiring event managers or even seasoned ones to pursue a professional Event Management course to kick-start their career in the industry.

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing ceremony between LiFE Academy and CH Training & Consultancy PLT (CHTC) took place at DISTED College itself on 24th August 2018 with the highlight being the launching of LiFE Academy’s Certified Event Manager and Certificate in Event Management providing a platform for beginners and seasoned event managers to widen and refresh their skills and knowledge in events management.

Dr Seah Soo Aun, President and CEO of DISTED College, representing LiFE Academy and Mr CH Cheah, Business Partner of CH Training & Consultancy PLT initiated the agreement. Also present was Mr Eugene Goh, Northern Region Committee Chairman of the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) to witness the ceremony.

CHTC is a training, coaching and consultancy company that provides corporate training, development coaching and business consultation to individual and corporate organizations. Its business partners and principal trainers have more than 10 years experience in event management, corporate training and continuing development training.

With CHTC’s extensive experience in the events management industry, LiFE Academy and DISTED School of Hospitality Management is in a good position to benefit from the professional insight offered by CHTC into the academic syllabus and other professional courses offered by LiFE Academy.

Invited guest Mr Goh said “Penang is becoming a world preferred destination for Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions (MICE) in the ASEAN region and this has helped bring an increasing interest in MICE and Business Events being hosted in the Northern region,”.

“With the growing number of new facilities and many others being improved to cater for current requirements, interest in the region which will see a dramatic rise. Therefore the local industry is concentrating more, now than ever, in cultivating raw talents to align with this progression.” Goh continued.

The professional event management course is designed to focus on the steps and techniques that have to be taken for a successful event to materialize. The Course comprises of two different categories mainly the Certified Event Manager and Executive Certificate in Event Management.

The 3-day Certified Event Manager course is crafted to provide practical knowledge and skills on how to plan, organize and execute an event successfully. While on the other hand, the 2-day Executive Certificate In Event Management aims to provide the basic understanding of event management in the MICE industry.

An introductory rebate up to RM200 is currently being offered for a limited time and DISTED’s students, partners and alumni will further enjoy an additional 10% discount should they sign up for either programme.