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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Provides an understanding of the nature of the different types of events, their life cycles and a practical approach to designing, planning and organising events.  Students will gain experience in creating, executing and reviewing a special event.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to the Dimensions of Events Management

Topic 2: The Business of Sports, Cultural, Corporate and Special Events

Topic 3: The Event Life Cycle

Topic 4: Creating and Designing Innovative Events

Topic 5: Event Planning and Project Management

Topic 6: Sustainable Events Management

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1discuss the success factors that drive different types of eventsCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2assess the principles of sustainability and ethical practice in managing eventsEthical practice
3demonstrate an understanding of the different processes involved in designing and executing a special event and successfully liaising with relevant stakeholdersCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
4review the success and / or challenges of a student-led event.CreativityKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. discuss the success factors that drive different types of events
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. assess the principles of sustainability and ethical practice in managing events
    • GA3: Ethical practice
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the different processes involved in designing and executing a special event and successfully liaising with relevant stakeholders
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. review the success and / or challenges of a student-led event.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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International

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