Explores the technical and creative processes of programming and production operations commonly used in convention, exhibition and event management in order to provide students with the ability to apply the technical processes of production operations - programming, theming, logistics planning and staging - used in Convention, Exhibition and Special Event management. The unit investigates effective means of evaluating options and making the selections required to successfully manage a range of diverse events in a variety of contexts. In this unit there will be tasks that involve the development of skills to enable the student to apply creative and innovative programming processes, evaluate complex project requirements, and create complex production planning documents.
This unit contains 10 topics:
- Event design, conceptualising and feasibility
- Theme, experiences and impression
- Programming and the Design Brief
- Site, venue and facilities
- The Production Brief
- Production planning
- Human resources and organisational structures
- Hazard management and event safety
- Audience management
- Staging operations
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 management planning processes used to design and programme conventions, exhibitions, and special events||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||identify, critically evaluate, and apply the factors to be considered in the planning for production operations of event staging||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||plan and develop a set of event design planning briefs||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||present ideas and co-operate in a team work environment.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (11 weekly)|
|Exam: closed book||30%|
Singapore - MDIS
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