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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 2009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
101871

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The course will serve as a foundation for event studies. This course aims to provide an understanding of the event industry, and to identify the theoretical underpinnings of event management.

Course content

This course is an introduction to the event industry. It specifically explores the key stakeholders, event experience and visitor behaviour, impacts of events, and event strategic plan including event design, financial and human resources management, event operations, legal and risk management and evaluation.

Textbook(s)

Allen, J, O'Toole, W, Harris, R & McDonnell, I 2011, Festival and special event management, 5th edn, John Wiley and Sons, Milton, QLD

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Offshore 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Discussion paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Reflective report 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Discussion paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Reflective report 2700 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Discussion paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Reflective report 2700 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Discussion paper 1800 words 40% N/A
Reflective report 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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