Leeds Met excellence

Leeds Metropolitan University
has been awarded status of the first Centre of Excellence for Event Management
in Yorkshire and Humber.

The
University’s UK centre for events management achieved the award from the
National Skills Academy for Sport and Active Leisure, an independent
organisation set up to improve skills training for employers and workers in
Yorkshire and Humber.

Leeds
Met’s chief executive Geoff Hitchins says: “Leeds Met has a long history of
providing excellent vocationally based qualifications and training
courses.  The UK Centre for Events
Management has developed an excellent range of provision to met the needs of
employers and industry bodies.  We are
proud of our role within the Yorkshire and Humber Region in supporting
employers as they prepare for London 2012 and other major events and look
forward to working with the National
Skills Academy
for Sport and Active Leisure to deliver on the region?s skills agenda.”

A
range of accredited events courses can now be accessed via the Skills Academy
from one year degrees to postgraduate certificate, diploma and masters
programmes.

Paul Colston

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Paul Colston

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