Virtual Event Management 5 ECTS (Free online course!)

This course is an introduction to virtual event production. It covers planning and producing virtual events, technical aspects and economics of virtual event productions and some thoughts on the future. 

Introduction to Virtual Events

  • Planning and Producing Virtual Events
  • Technical Aspects of Virtual Event Productions
  • Economics of Virtual Event Productions
  • Thoughts on the Future

The course is based on Vevent project which was conducted by four universities of applied sciences in Finland and funded by the European Union, ESF program, from March 2021 to April 2022. In the project, the participating universities of applied sciences (Arcada, Humak, Metropolia, SeAMK) conducted practical experiments on virtual event production as well as gathered knowledge by close discussion with the experts of XR technologies and virtual event management. This course will be offered free of charge during the academic years 22-24.

Screenshot from virtual world. Builging, grass and trees.

Source: Screenshot from Decentraland

Why Study at Humak Open University of Applied Sciences?

Humak University of Applied Sciences operates in the whole of Finland and is the country’s biggest educator in the following fields: youth work, organizational work, work community development, adventure and outdoor education, cultural management, and interpreting and linguistic accessibility.

Humak has about 2000 degree students and about 160 experts in various positions. Finland’s unique open university of applied sciences system and Humak’s extensive online training make high-quality academic studies available to everyone with affordable costs regardless of students’ background. Thousands of students take advantage of our wide selection of online courses every year.

Studies Open UAS
Method of instruction Online course
Language of instruction English
Study period 01.09.2022 – 31.07.2023
Schedule and teaching methods Self-paced online course, meaning that you can participate in the course from any location at any time within the study period.
Registration period 24.8.2022-22.5.2023 klo 23:59:00
Contact person Benny Majabacka (
General information Contact Open UAS student administration for matters regarding registration, payment, certificates:
tel. +358 29 451 9230


Intended learning outcomes

The Student

  • learns the basics of virtual event production
  • understands the technical restrictions and opportunities
  • is aware of the economics of virtual events