TOURISM POLICY PLANNING

THS3TPP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the governance of tourism at global, regional, national and local levels. Students are encouraged to consider the role that stakeholders play in relation to tourism policy and planning and tourism's effect on the economy, environment and local communities. Specific areas that are studied include the role of the government in the Australian and international context, the significance of industry-based representative organisations and advocacy groups, tourism as a tool for community development, and the role of events in tourism policy and risk assessment.

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 ActivitiesTutorial participation, tutorial tests, essay and exam

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesTHS2ETI OR ECO1IMA OR BUS1BUE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsTHS3GBR

Equivalent subjectsTHS3GBR OR THS2TPP

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Aust. Public Policy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFenna, A.

Year2011

Edition/Volume3rd. edition

PublisherLONGMANS.

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Public Policy - the competitive framework

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMichael, E.

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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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. Demonstrate (in oral and written form an understanding of Australia's governmental structure and the processes for public decision-making in relation to tourism and events
02. Apply theories of planning and policy development to tourism and event contexts in written and oral form
03. Critically analyse, in essay form, issues in planning and policy-making processes that apply to tourism and events
04. Demonstrate (in written form how interest groups in democratic systems interact with other social and community groups in the development of tourism and events industry policies and practices

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