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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Enables students to apply event project planning and management techniques to conventions and events. In particular, students will be introduced to various aspects of the event management processes including: undertaking feasibility studies, programming, logistics scheduling and resource allocation, work breakdown structures and Gantt charting, cost estimation techniques, and budgeting.

Unit content

Topic 1    Production Design Process
Topic 2    Program Management
Topic 3    Rooms and Speaker Management
Topic 4    Services – Food and Beverages, Transport
Topic 5    Staffing
Topic 6    Resource Procurement
Topic 7    Logistics and Scheduling
Topic 8    Exhibition and Merchandise
Topic 9    Budget
Topic 10  Registration
Topic 11  Virtual Meetings
Topic 12  Post Event Reporting

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Apply production planning processes in the development of an Event Design Brief
2 Justify the different functions of production management when applied to the design of an event
3 Demonstrate critical decision making in the selection of resources for the production of an event
4 Develop an event production plan

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

  1. Apply production planning processes in the development of an Event Design Brief
    • GA4:
  2. Justify the different functions of production management when applied to the design of an event
    • GA4:
  3. Demonstrate critical decision making in the selection of resources for the production of an event
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. Develop an event production plan
    • GA1:
    • GA2:

Prescribed texts

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