Examines and evaluates the nature of organised special events and their impacts on tourism and host communities. It will evaluate complex event governance and operational considerations, and the strategies necessary to ensure sustainable events.
Topic 1 Events as celebration
Topic 2 Event Planning process
Topic 3 Human resource management
Topic 4 Event concept, feasibility and design
Topic 5 Content, venue and facility selection
Topic 6 Budget and financial controls
Topic 7 Logistics and operational planning
Topic 8 Risk management
Topic 9 Operations Management
Topic 10 Marketing and promotion
Topic 11 Sponsorship
Topic 12 Event Evaluation
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Examine the social, political, economic, and environmental issues associated with events.||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||Analyse and evaluate policy, management and planning processes applied to events||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||Evaluate and critically analyse the governance factors required for the successful organisation of an event.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hour|
Singapore - MDIS
|Lecture on-site 3 hours (12 weekly lectures)|
Sydney - The Hotel School
|Tutorial on-site 3 hours (12 weekly session)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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