EG326-6-FY-CO:
Creative Event Design

The details
2023/24
Edge Hotel School
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
15
27 September 2023

 

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

 

(none)

Key module for

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

Module description

This module will provide you with core knowledge and skills in designing a proposal and pitching it in a presentation to an external client. The module aims to develop your understanding of the process of winning a contract from an event client, including taking a brief, research skills, preparing a proposal document and pitching your proposal to the external client.

Module aims

This module aims to enable you to:
1. Evaluate the critical issues determining the requirements for an event.
- Recognise the skills required to take a client brief;
- Develop an understanding of procurement processes;
- Acquire detailed knowledge of the processes involved with bidding for an event.

2. Demonstrate critical research skills in preparation of a creative proposal document.
- Demonstrate research skills in the preparation of an event proposal;
- Demonstrate financial accountability skills in the preparation of an event budget;
- Show design and creative elements required in an event proposal document.

3. Show an understanding of the planning processes of an event.
- Identify industry best practice;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the planning process of events.

4. Demonstrate the necessary skills in presenting a creative proposal pitch.
- Possess the necessary skills to effectively present a pitch to a client;
- Demonstrate the ability to work as a team;
- Show design and creative elements required in an event pitch presentation.

Module learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this module you should be able to:
1. Evaluate the critical issues determining the requirements for an event;
2. Demonstrate critical research skills in preparation of a creative proposal document;
3. Show an understanding of the planning processes of an event;
4. Demonstrate the necessary skills in presenting a creative proposal pitch.

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  01/03/2024  25% 
Coursework   Individual Report  17/05/2024  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
Mrs Nicola Cade, email: nicola.cade@essex.ac.uk.
Philip Berners
Edge Hotel School, ehs@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
No

External examiner

Mr James Ellerby
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 20 hours, 19 (95%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
1 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Edge Hotel School

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