Professional Conference Management (PCM) Course

About the PCM Course

In our ever-changing market, businesses need to be constantly aware of the current issues and respond to the changes in the market. Thus, conferences are often organised to gather the individuals in the industry and address trending issues. A well run conference serves to facilitate knowledge exchange and encourage activism in an attempt to propel the industry forward. Through a series of lectures and case studies, participants will be equipped with the essential skills to execute a seamless conference.

Upon completion of the PCM course, participants will be awarded 23.50 Continuing Education (CE) clock hours1. These hours can be used in either the Application or Recertification processs of the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) programme.


Learning Objectives

The purpose of the course is to:

  • Introduce participants to the basic concepts and elements in organising conferences;
  • Raise the standards of professionalism and service quality through additional knowledge and experience gained about the conference management industry in Singapore;
  • Understand the practical applications of concepts i.e. marketing, budgeting, programming.


Course Outline

The PCM course consists of the following topics:

  • Introduction, Definition & Structure
  • Program Development
  • Conference Marketing
  • Room Set-up
  • Planning Timeline
  • Special Requirements
  • Budgeting
  • Media Publicity
  • PCO Administrative Management
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Bidding & Selection Process/Techniques


Course Fees

SACEOS Members: SGD 963.00 nett per pax

Non-Members: SGD 1,177.00 nett per pax


Course Dates

  • 26 - 28 March 2018
  • 02 - 04 July 2018 
  • 10 - 12 September 2018


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For any assistance, please contact the Secretariat at secretariat@saceos.org.sg or +65 9732 3941.

1For individuals who wish to clock in his/her CE clock hours upon completion of the accredited programmes are to send in his/her EIC account information (i.e. First & Last Names and Email Account used to create his/her EIC account) to Secretariat at secretariat@saceos.org.sg within 30 days after completion of programme.


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Phone: +65 9732 3941

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