Event Operations 2 (Assessed in Future Year)

The details
Edge Hotel School
Colchester Campus
Autumn Special
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
12 April 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA N8N6 Events Management with Hospitality,
BA N8N6SS Events Management with Hospitality,
FDA N6N8SS Events Management with Hospitality

Module description

This module continues from the first module, Event Operations 1 by providing you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge of supervising teams as well as aspects of operational management. You will analyse the constituents that make up successful teams. You will develop further the knowledge and application required for the successful planning and organising of your teams for the delivery of products and services to customers in all aspects of event management

Module aims

This module aims to enable you to:
1. Determine and critically evaluate the resources required within the event operations.
- Resource management (human, physical, e.g. materials, equipment, financial including purchasing and stock control);
- Management tools in resource planning.

2. Critically evaluate the skills required to deliver the services and products being
produced for the event guests.
- Skills needs analysis;
- Guest expectations of service delivery;
- Event service and product improvements.

3. Critically analyse and evaluate the constituents of a successful team.
- Training and skills analysis;
- The importance of leadership;
- Working together for common aims and objectives;
- Event Team organisation.

4. Determine criteria by which to evaluate operational performance.
- Performance measurement and evaluation techniques;
- Benchmarks of operational performance.

Module learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this module you should be able to:
1. Determine and critically evaluate the resources required within the event operations.
2. Critically evaluate the skills required to deliver the services and products being produced for the event guests.
3. Plan, organise and implement an event within the requirements of a specific brief.
4. Determine the criteria and evaluate operational performance of the event.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Learning and teaching will take the shape of professional practice supported by lectures and tutor led seminars and Wivenhoe House will be used to contextualize theory and illustrate practice.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Group Presentation      
Coursework   Business Report      

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
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Coursework Exam
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr Philip Berners, email:
Philip Berners
Edge Hotel School,



External examiner

Dr David Graham
Sheffield Hallam University
Principal Lecturer - Hospitality Management ext. 6090
Available via Moodle
Of 30 hours, 0 (0%) hours available to students:
30 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


Further information
Edge Hotel School

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