Whistling Woods International & Deepak Choudhary Come Together to Launch School of Event Management
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | February 13, 2020 | News
Deepak Choudhary Whistling Woods International Event Capital
Whistling Woods International, a film, communication, and creative arts institute recently partnered with Deepak Choudhary, Founder & Director, Event Capital to launch India's Most Comprehensive Event Management Degree Programme Institute in Mumbai. The Event Management and Experiential Marketing Programme is one of the most comprehensive and detailed studies of Events, Entertainment, Live Marketing, Experiential and Immersive Media. The program will also endeavor to create educational opportunities that will match the industry needs and trends and expose students to the most in-depth and relevant education.
Deepak Choudhary, Founder & Director, Event Capital who will contribute his expertise as the Chief Mentor of the school, stated, "Event Management, is one of the fastest-growing and the most sought-after sectors in India's media landscape. Whistling Woods International has anticipated the importance of this field with the launch of the School of Event Management, and I'm thrilled at the opportunity to be a part of it. With the accumulated wisdom of our expert professional faculty, we are excited to offer world-class Event Management education to the aspiring students"
“Whistling Woods International has always been a pioneer in the nation’s media and entertainment education sector. The launch of the School of Event Management is a continuation of that legacy, and we couldn’t be more excited. Our newly introduced programs fulfill a much-needed role in the Indian media and entertainment industry,” said Meghna Ghai Puri, President of WWI, at the launch. “By combining our unique teaching methodologies and processes, with the accumulated wisdom of our expert professional academicians, we look forward to taking the Event management industry to new heights with our world-class graduates.”
While the best from the industry is coming together to teach, train and hire for the institute, the Degree & Diploma Programmes is accredited by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).
The faculty also comprises Jateen Rajput, HOD, School of Events Management, who brings over 29 years of experience as a working professional and academician and Jimmy Choudhary, Business Head, School of Event Management, also the Director at EVENTFAQS Media Pvt. Ltd.
The School of Event Management’s Advisory Board features leading names from the nation’s event management and media fraternity, and consists of Anant Rangaswami, Editor at WION Melt; Brian Tellis, Co-founder & CEO, Fountainhead MKTG; Harindra Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, Percept India; Mahesh Shetty, Head of Network Sales, Viacom 18; Martin Da Costa, Founder & CEO, 70 Event Management Group; Mohomed Gulamali Morani, Managing Director, Cineyug Group of Companies; Neeraj Roy, Founder & CEO, Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Limited; Rajeev Jain, Director, Rashi Entertainment; Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder & CEO, Kyoorius Group; Roshan Abbas, Managing Director, Geometry Encompass; Sameer Mutreja, Director, STCH Integrated Communication Solutions; Sameer Tobaccowala, CEO, Shobiz Experiential Communications; Samit Garg, CEO & Co-founder, E-Factor; Sanjoy Roy, Managing Director, TeamWork Arts; Vinit Karnik, Business Head – Entertainment Sports and Partnerships, GroupM Media; Vivek Bhargava, CEO-Dan Performance Group, Dentsu Aegis Network; and Vivek Singh, Co-founder & Joint Managing Director, Procam International.
BBA in Event Management and Experiential Marketing
The Bachelor’s Degree runs for six semesters over the course of three years and offers students an in-depth study of Integrated Marketing Communications, Media and Entertainment industry in context to Events, the designing, planning, and execution of multiple event scenarios, the use of events with respect to corporate communications, personal celebrations, intellectual properties, and sales and marketing.
PGD in Event Management and Experiential Marketing
The Postgraduate Diploma is a 1-year program, and it is designed for graduates aspiring to enter the event management business with a focus on entertainment and live marketing, thereby creating a multi-faceted and versatile professional.
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While the best from the industry is coming together to teach, train and hire for the institute, the Degree & Diploma Programmes is awarded by the Tata Institute Of Social Sciences (TISS).