Examines the technical and creative processes of programming and production design used in event management. In particular it investigates effective management processes to evaluating options and make planning selections for diverse events in a variety of contexts. This is achieved by critical analysis and synthesis of academic research and innovative industry best practice applied to development of a program design proposal and operational plans for a hypothetical event.
The unit is taught in two modules:
Programme Design Theme; Experiences and Impressions; Conceptualising; Feasibility Evaluation
Production Design; Functions and Expectations; Talent, Content and Programming; Venue and Facilities Selection; Assessing Technology Requirements; Logistic Scheduling; Logistic Operations; Site, Venue, and Facilities Management; Programme and Stage Management; Audience Management.
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||critically analyse and evaluate the concepts, theories, and criteria to be considered in the planning and operation of event programming and staging||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse and evaluate management techniques to the design, logistics, and operation of events in conventions, exhibitions, and special events||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||plan and develop a professional programme and design proposal for an event incorporating the key success factors and criteria identified in learning outcomes 1 and 2.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hour (Weekly x 10)|
|Event Program Brief||35%|
|Event Production Plans||35%|
|Exam: closed book||30%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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