EG227-5-FY-CO:
Event Supervision, Data and Technology

The details
2023/24
Edge Hotel School
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
15
31 March 2021

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

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Key module for

BA N888 Events Management,
BA NA88 Events Management (Including Year Abroad),
FDA N889 Events Management

Module description

This module continues from the first module, Event Operations by providing you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge of supervising teams as well as aspects of operational management. 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 operations. You will understand the value of data to inform managers on trends, performance and analysis.

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 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.

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

4. Understand the application of data and technology for managing events and venues.
- Data sources and data management;
- Uses and application of data;
- Advances and trends in technology;
- Uses and application of technologies.

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. Plan, organise and implement an event within the requirements of a specific brief.
3. Determine the criteria and evaluate operational performance of the event.
4. Understand the application of data and technology for managing events and venues.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Learning and teaching will take the shape of either classroom based or online lectures and seminars where Wivenhoe House will be used to contextualize theory and illustrate practice. Self-managed learning will supplement seminars where you will be provided with guidance on required reading and on-line learning resources.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Group Presentation  17/11/2023  25% 
Coursework   Business Report  26/04/2024  75% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Philip Berners, email: p.berners@essex.ac.uk.
Philip Berners
Edge Hotel School, ehs@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
Yes
No
No

External examiner

Mr James Ellerby
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 20 hours, 20 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Edge Hotel School

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