EVENT PLANNING

THS3EOP

2020

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 StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites THS1FEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects THS3TVP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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.

Activities:
Portfolio
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical issues relating to the planning of community events.

Activities:
Event Bid Proposal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

03. Appreciate the importance of the triple bottom line approach and its application to the planning and staging of community events

Activities:
Event Bid Proposal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)

04. Display knowledge about of the issues and complexities in planning and staging community events

Activities:
Portfolio
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Discuss and analyse the processes of developing event objectives to satisfy a diverse range of stakeholders with competing interests.

Activities:
Seminar and On-line activities, Event Bid Proposal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Willard

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours 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 approxi"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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.25 05
Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words)The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.25 02, 03, 05
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.50 01, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours 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 elementComments% 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.25 05
Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words)The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.25 02, 03, 05
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.50 01, 04

Singapore (SIM), 2020, Week 05-16, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 05 - 16
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 05 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 elementComments% 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.25 05
Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words)The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.25 02, 03, 05
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.50 01, 04

Singapore (SIM), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElspeth Frew

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students are expected to engage in approximately 3 hours of online learning and assessment activities per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% 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.25 05
Event Bid Proposal (1,000 words)The Event Bid Proposal is an individual assessment task.25 02, 03, 05
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.50 01, 04