Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

This unit provides students with a theoretical framework appropriate to managing international sport events. Students will explore the key aspects involved in the planning, design and management of conducting successful hallmark events.

Unit content

Topic 1: Setting the event context
Topic 2: Conceptualising the event
Topic 3: Strategic planning
Topic 4: Event operations
Topic 5: Financial and human resource management
Topic 6: Marketing and sponsorship
Topic 7: Sustainability
Topic 8: Event tourism planning
Topic 9: Event evaluation and research
Topic 10: Legal issues and risk 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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


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


Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees


Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.