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Unit description

Introduces students to the technical and creative processes of event operations. A case study approach is used to evaluate an event operations plan.

Unit content

Topic 1: Exploring the process and practicalities of staging events

Topic 2: Logistical and risk issues faced by event managers

Topic 3: Business ethics and social responsibility in events

Topic 4: The role of technology in event operations and marketing

Topic 5: Volunteer and community management

Topic 6: Resource supply and budgets in event operations

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1analyse event operations processes and issues
2evaluate an event operations plan.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse event operations processes and issues
  2. evaluate an event operations plan.

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study40%
Critical review60%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study40%
Critical review60%
Notice

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Fee information

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