EVENT PLANNING

THS3EOP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be provided with an understanding of the issues and complexities involved in planning and staging community events. You will examine the importance of a triple-bottom line approach and ethical awareness in the development of event objectives for such an event. The subject allows you to examine the planning process involved in creating and staging a community event and provides you with a detailed knowledge of the requirements of planning the event. You will develop an event bid proposal for a community organisation and will develop a range of logistical tools and documents to support the planning and staging of the proposed event.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesPortfolio, event bid proposal, seminar and on-line activities.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesTHS1FEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsTHS3TVP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Assemble a portfolio of logistical planning tools and documents to support the planning and staging of a community event.
02. Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical issues relating to the planning of community events.
03. Appreciate the importance of the triple bottom line approach and its application to the planning and staging of community events
04. Display knowledge about of the issues and complexities in planning and staging community events
05. Discuss and analyse the processes of developing event objectives to satisfy a diverse range of stakeholders with competing interests.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Willard

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students are expected to engage in approximately 3 hours of online learning and assessment activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Seminar and On-Line Activities (500 word equivalency). Students are expected to engage in a range of on-line activities and face-to-face activities in the seminars.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO5

Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words). The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Portfolio (3,000 words). The Portfolio will allow students to develop a range of documents and logistical planning tools to support the running of an event. This is an individual assessment task.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students are expected to engage in approximately 3 hours of online learning and assessment activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Seminar and On-Line Activities (500 word equivalency). Students are expected to engage in a range of on-line activities and face-to-face activities in the seminars.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO5

Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words). The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Portfolio (3,000 words). The Portfolio will allow students to develop a range of documents and logistical planning tools to support the running of an event. This is an individual assessment task.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 05-16, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 5 - 16
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students are expected to engage in approximately 3 hours of online learning and assessment activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Seminar and On-Line Activities (500 word equivalency). Students are expected to engage in a range of on-line activities and face-to-face activities in the seminars.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO5

Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words). The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Portfolio (3,000 words). The Portfolio will allow students to develop a range of documents and logistical planning tools to support the running of an event. This is an individual assessment task.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 28-40, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 28 - 40
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 40 and delivered via blended.
Students are expected to engage in approximately 3 hours of online learning and assessment activities per week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Seminar and On-Line Activities (500 word equivalency). Students are expected to engage in a range of on-line activities and face-to-face activities in the seminars.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO5

Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words). The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Portfolio (3,000 words). The Portfolio will allow students to develop a range of documents and logistical planning tools to support the running of an event. This is an individual assessment task.

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO4