Coventry University announces partnership with Eventsforce

Eventsforce has partnered with Coventry University's event management programmes to help students capitalise on new event technology.

Left: Ian Webster, senior lecturer at Coventry University; Right: George Sirius, CEO of Eventsforce
Left: Ian Webster, senior lecturer at Coventry University; Right: George Sirius, CEO of Eventsforce

The aim of the partnership is to modernise the course by helping students understand the benefits of events technology to help their employability in what is seen as a very competitive job market.

George Sirius, CEO of Eventsforce, said: "We want to begin to bridge the increasing gap between academia and industry by helping develop a course built around key learning points that we believe are essential to the events industry."

Senior lecturer at Coventry University Ian Webster added: "Gone are the days that a student at university can secure graduate employment on the back of a good degree qualification alone. A student needs to be 'industry ready' when they graduate from University."

Eventsforce will be involved in the development of both undergraduate and postgraduate event management degree programmes.

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