RESS1160 Planning and Implementation of Sport Events (5 cr)
Theoretical background and practical implications in event management. Planning, organizing, implementing and participating in given tasks or areas in a sport event.
Seminar 12 hours, group work, writing assignments, a book exam. Planning, carrying out and evaluating an event tasks.
Active participation in the planning and implementation of the event task (2 cr), a writing assignment (1 cr) and a book exam (2 cr).
On successful completion of this course, student is able to:
- identify the various aspects and tasks in event management
- demonstrate an ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate a sports event
- demonstrate an ability to work as a member of an international project group
Dashper, Fletcher & Mccullough (2014) Sports events, society and culture, Routledge (ca 250 p.)
Getz & Page (2016) Event studies: Theory, research and policy for planned events (ca 400 p.)
Book exam (2 cr)
The book exam.
Writing assignment (1 cr)
Seminars and the event (2 cr)
Active participation in the seminars and in the planning and implementation of the event task.