This unit introduces students to the organisational and management responsibilities of developing and presenting a live performance event. At the completion of the unit, students should be able to explain and critique the processes involved in creating and building a live event, the technological requirements for small, medium and large scale productions, and the logistical requirements.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
BHO3406

Prerequisites

BHO2006 - Introduction to Tourism Hospitality and Events

The prerequisite does not apply to BBUS-BSPMUS Music Industry and BBNS-BMAMUS Music Industry students.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Creatively apply the principles of event management for live performance events;  
  2. Conceptualise and plan a live performance event by justifying key decision-making with reference to analysis and evaluation of relevant principles and theories;  
  3. Collaborate on the delivery of a live performance event by identifying, securing and negotiating with various stakeholders;  
  4. Analyse and risk manage operational issues likely to influence the success of a live performance event; and  
  5. Critically evaluate a live performance event using industry and analytical methods to draw conclusions and/or recommendations.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Part 1: Event Concept Presentation 20%
Assignment Part 2: Developed Event Plan (1500 words or equivalent) 20%
Practicum Event implementation 30%
Report Event Report (2500 words or equivalent) 30%

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