BHC-013: Event Coordination and Control

By Prof. Heena K. Bijli   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 598

Practitioners in the event industry are placing a lot of emphasis on the techniques of event management. This Course provides knowledge about event coordination, event execution, control systems, event evaluation and a range of events that will enable aspiring event organisers to choose the area of their liking as a profession. 

Event coordination and execution, also called the production process explains event set-up, execution, and show calling. Food and beverage, and technological requirements have been specially highlighted as these go in as significant elements in creating a valuable and experiential event. This Course also provides a comprehensive understanding of control and evaluation of events, as performance measures have to be achieved to measure the success of an event. Another exciting aspect about this Course is the focus on a spectrum of events / special events that will build an understanding of the area to choose as a profession, along with strengthening your knowledge in these areas.

This Course is ideal for those who want to enter the event management profession or for those who are already working in the industry or for those who want to start their own event business.

Course Credit


Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 16 weeks
Start Date : 15 Jul 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 14 Oct 2020
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
Level : Undergraduate

Course layout


Week 1               

Event Coordination – Managing the event process

Week 2 

Staging events

Week 3

Staging events

Week 4

Catering management – Food and Beverage

Week 5

Technology and equipments in events

Week 6

Effective Control and Evaluation

Week 7

Critical Evaluation of the Event

Week 8

Event evaluation reports and profiles

Week 9

Monitoring and evaluating media coverage

Week 10

Business events

Week 11

Business events

Week 12

Social Events, Weddings and Cultural Events 

Week 13

Social Events, Weddings and Cultural Events 

Week 14

Social Events, Weddings and Cultural Events 

Week 15

Entertainment Events

Week 16

Sports Events

Books and references

IGNOU SLM for Event Coordination and Control (BHC-013)

Instructor bio

Prof. Heena K. Bijli

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Prof. Heena K. Bijli specializes in the area of Community Resource Management and Extension, and has done her Masters and PhD from Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. Her academic career of 23 years has spanned across universities like the Aligarh Muslim University, University of Delhi, the SNDT Women’s University, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, and Jamia Millia Islamia. With her experience in Resource Management, focus on skill development for the youth and to promote lifelong learning, she has been the driver behind the launch of Diploma in Event Management at IGNOU. This Diploma provides skills for employment and for entrepreneurial opportunity in a country with a young population, raring to go. Prof. Bijli has also designed a Ph. D programme in Home Science (Community Resource Management and Extension) at IGNOU.

Prof. Bijli is an active resource person in the area of Resource Mobilisation, Extension Education, Women and Health, Social Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Partnerships for Development, Training in Life Skills, Non-formal Education, Development Communication, Gender and Technology, and Sustainable Livelihoods for various Institutions of higher learning, Colleges, Universities and B-Schools.

Prof. Bijli is an esteemed member of the Educational Advisory Committee of the Event and Entertainment Management Association of India. She is an active member of the Innovations Club hosted by the National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education. She also holds membership of several learned bodies and has developed curriculum at the graduate, post graduate levels and for Ph.D in different universities.

Official Address:
Dr. Heena K. Bijli,
School of Continuing Education,
Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
011-29536347, 011-29572946

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