Corporate Event Project Management

  • 5h 7m
  • Phyllis Mikolaitis, William O’Toole
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2002

Covers key topics such as choosing a venue or site, costing and procurement practices, evaluating risk management and reducing it with contract management, and maximizing exposure through the World Wide Web. The only resource available for both corporate event and corporate project managers.

Applies generally accepted project management tools to corporate event planning.

  • Offers unique, focused coverage dedicated completely to corporate events.
  • Includes case studies from North and South America, Europe, and the Asian-Pacific area.
  • Features an accompanying Web site with value-added tools, forms, and checklists.

About the Authors

William O’Toole is the manager of Event Project Management System Pty Ltd, which acts as consultants to events in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific. He is a member of the Project Management research team at the University of Sydney and an Associate of the Australian Center for Event Management at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. His current research includes the adaptation of risk management models to event management.

Phyllis Mikolaitis is Adjunct Professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and owns an event planning company. As Program Manager for Xerox Corporation, she managed events and training worldwide for more than twenty years.

In this Book

  • Managing Events in the Corporate World
  • The Corporate Event Project Management Process
  • The Corporate Event Office and Documentation
  • Venue—The Event Site
  • Feasibility, Bidding, and Proposals
  • Systems and Decisions
  • Event Risk Management
  • Contract Management
  • The Web-Enabled Corporate Event
  • The Corporate Event Manual
  • Costing, Procurement, and Cash Flow
  • Demonstrating Value Through Measurement and Analysis