EMCERTPRO is a dynamic international certificate educational program legally accredited by the University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. The program has ONLINE and OFFLINE classes. It focuses on educating its students with the creative, practical and in depth knowledge of event management.

EMCERTPRO’s learning pattern is very comfortable as it takes the students through the down-to-earth learning process, which includes the conventional classroom lectures in University of Port-Harcourt and an interesting student forum. This is also an on-the-go program as you can do it from anywhere in the world from your phones, laptops or tablets.

Each student, having completed the full program, that is, “SECTION 1” and “SECTION 2”,  in three (3) months or less, shall receive a globally recognized Certificate from the Department of Music, Faculty of Humanities, University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.

EMCERTPRO’s courses were collectively put together by astute event management professionals and scholars around the world. The program is endorsed by Event Management Professionals International (EMPI) and this means that each student upon the completion of the full program, is a step closer to being inducted in the prestigious body of EMPI.

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Course Outline



1. What is Event Management?

2. The Three Major Elements in Event Management

3. Types of Events

4. Commercial and non-commercial Events

5. Overview and Significance of Music in Events

6. The Importance of Photography in Event Management

7. Career Opportunities in Event Management

8. Skills Needed To Succeed As An Event Manager And Tips To Start Up a Career in The Event Industry Without a Huge Start-up Capital.



9. The event manager’s meetings and the pre-event file.

10. The major step in the three Stages of an event (pre-event, event and post-event) to professionally manage the different aspects of an event: Time management, venue management, cost management, event team management, communication management, securing event sponsorship, evaluation, etc.

11. The necessary cautions to observe in the event management process.

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Meet the Lecturers


Event Management Lecturer

Steve Chukwuemeka John-N is an experienced event professional, strategist, consultant and coach. He also specializes in providing professional management and marketing services that helps businesses and corporate organizations achieve their marketing targets through the plethora of services in event management. He is the creative/executive director of a multifaceted company, X-VIZIONZ MEDIA INTERNATIONAL.
As an event management and theatre arts graduate respectively, STEVE is also an actor, director, writer and a public speaker. He is the founder of Event Management Professionals International (EMPI). He has written several unpublished plays, educational and motivational notes used by many speakers at workshops, seminars, conferences, classrooms, etc.


Program Coordinator/Lecturer, EMCERTPRO

A lecturer of Music Business Management courses including Arts and Event Management, with the Department of Music, University of Port  Harcourt. Rivers State, Nigeria. She has the mandate to groom her students to become entrepreneurs in the Music and Event industry.



Anup Gajjar, currently working as an Event Head in India’s Best Golf Resort and Managing Director of Avvento Events, India. He is the co-founder and vice-president of EMPI (Event Management Professionals Internationals). He is Research Scholar in Faculty of Management with Specialisation of Event Management at Sankalchand Patel University, Gujarat. He has done Master of Business Administration with specialization of Marketing. He has done Bachelor of Engineering with specialization of Electronics and Communication. He has organized and managed more than 1000+ plus events including International Events and Government.



She is a certified and seasoned Corporate Communications professional, Digital Media Evangelist, and Business Development Specialist with over 10 years’ experience in the Integrated Marketing Communications sphere. She is a tenacious problem solver and an expert in identifying needs, developing and implementing corporate/consumer communication strategies and quality media strategies.
She has valuable experience in managing brands in the FMCG sector and across other relevant business sectors. Her specialties include events management, digital marketing, corporate communications, government liaison activities (community management), project management across a range of brands and organizations. Integrated marketing communication is what has made her a bridge that connects with all these branches.
Omolaraeni has successively managed and still managing some global brands, Microsoft, Intel, Google Nigeria, IBM, Olam, Skye Bank, Guinness Nigeria, Diageo, Unilever, British American Tobacco Nigeria, DELL, SAP, General Electrics, P&G, Etisalat, Coca-Cola, The Chartered Institute Of Bankers Nigeria, European Union, GSK.
She is an alumnus of the prestigious premier University of Ibadan and Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK (CIPR), Advertising Practitioner Council of Nigeria (APCON), The Certified Marketing Communications Institute of Nigeria (CMCIN) and Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (CIM).



Dr. Bhavesh Parmar, is presently working at Faculty of Marketing at Sankalchand Patel University, India. He got his Ph.D in Management from Sardar Patel University (India). He has his M.Phil and M.B.A. from HNGU, Patan (India). He teaches across MBA programs since 2008 in the area of Marketing. He has contributed his research to peer reviewed journals, book chapters, Monographs, National and International Conferences. Teaching, research and consultancy interests are in the area of Marketing, Marketing Research, Celebrity Endorsement & Event Management. He is also a member of the editorial board and the reviewer board of national and international journals.


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What People Say



Ph.D pursuing, MBA (Marketing), B.E (E.C)

“It is essential to keep updated yourself in Event Management Industry. Multiple subjects demand your attention all the time. EMCERTPRO, is much-needed step to grasp the basics of different subjects by offering theoretical and future practical exposure.”

Hephzibah M


Program Coordinator/Lecturer, University of Port-Harcourt

“As you may already have known, the world has evolved into service delivery in every facet and Events Planning and Management is a veritable area where so much interest is vested because of its social, cultural and economic components and values. EMCERTPRO is here. So, avail yourselves for this great entrepreneurial programme and be equipped with the needed skills and opportunity to be on top of your game in the multi-billion dollar industry.”


Steve John-N

Event Management Maestro

“Before the market liberalised in the 80s, the Event Management industry was not professionally acknowledged in the global economy but today, it is not only a multibillion dollar global industry, it has one of the highest rate of employment opportunities. This time, event professionals are sort after even for as small as a meeting for three persons or a marketing idea for products and services; and EMCERTPRO is one vehicle that takes one to that required knowledge to stand out globally.”

Dr. Bhavesh


Ph.D, M.Phil, MBA, BBA

“Event professionals needs to get equipped with the latest concepts and techniques of managing events and get insights into strategies that attract eyeballs and capture the client’s mind. To help achieve the same, EMCERTPRO, is an ONLINE professional EVENT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM by the University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. The certificate course aims at skill as well as perspective learning for junior and middle level managers in the domain of Event Management. It seeks to deliver skills for managing successful events, by theoretical learning in the field of event management.”



Corporate Communications professional, Digital Media Evangelist, and Business Development Specialist

“This certificate Programme is about to bring out the exceptional skill sets in you…. all you need to succeed is to rightly align the skills and that’s what EMCERTPRO offers you.”

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