IAPCO webEDGE - Congress Project Management Course

The Conference Company helps facilitate new IAPCO educational program


IAPCO, the leading international accreditation, member-driven association for PCOs, launched its new Congress Project Management Course on Wednesday 5th May and The Conference Company is proud to have played an integral part in its development. 


Both Managing Director, Jan Tonkin and Asia-Pacific Manager, Stephen Noble contributed to the course, working alongside industry peers and sharing the benefit of their extensive experience to provide a fully immersive 14-module educational program.  The course is part of IAPCO’s new webEDGE online learning platform and is available to all – not just IAPCO members.  


The Congress Project Management Course contains easy-to-digest webinars delivered by industry experts using real-life case studies and, with the meetings industry currently adapting to the changes introduced by the Covid-19 pandemic, includes a very timely module on the management of digital events.  Participants who complete the course will receive an IAPCO e-Certificate, 15.25 CMP points and a completion badge for email signatures and social media profiles. 


The topics covered by the course are:


  • Budgets and Cashflows
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Digital Events
  • Exhibition
  • Legacy
  • Marketing
  • Meeting Design
  • Negotiation
  • Project Planning
  • Risk & Crisis Management
  • Social Events
  • Sponsorship
  • Venue Selection
  • Working with Clients


Jan has been involved in IAPCO’s Training Academy for many years, most recently as its Chair.  In that time she has organised and contributed to numerous training initiatives ensuring that IAPCO remains at the forefront of delivering valuable education for the wider meetings industry and believes that this continued learning is as important now as it has ever been.


For more information on the Congress Project Management Course, visit https://webedge.iapco.org/


Also see Jan's introduction to the course: https://vimeo.com/414673137

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