Unit description

Enables students to apply event project planning and management techniques specifically to conventions and events. In particular, students will be introduced to various aspects of the event planning and management processes including: undertaking feasibility studies, scheduling and resource allocation, creating a work breakdown structure and Gantt chart, cost estimation techniques and event evaluation strategies.

Unit content

1. An introduction to Project Management for Conventions and Events
2. Project management and the project lifecycle
3. The project plan
4. The project schedule
5. The project budget
6. The project team
7. Monitoring the project
8. Evaluating and terminating the project

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

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 3

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 2 hours (11 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 1 hour (11 weeks)
Assessment
Portfolio50%
Portfolio50%

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hours (11 weeks)
Assessment
Portfolio50%
Portfolio50%

Singapore - MDIS

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 2 hours (11 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 1 hour (11 weeks)
Assessment
Portfolio50%
Portfolio50%
Notice

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

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Fee information

Domestic

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