Facts about the course

Study points:
7.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Birnir Egilsson
Lecture Semester:
Spring, Autumn
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

IDR210 Adventure Management (Autumn 2019)

About the course

This course investigates key principles and practices involved in the management of sport events and adventures. The main focus of the course is on how sport events and adventures are developed and managed. For instance, entrepreneurship and strategic approaches to events and adventures.

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

By the end of the course the student should:

Knowledge:

  • know the basics in event and adventure planning and operations management

  • know the role of event marketing and market research

  • understand key elements of the event and adventure tourism experiences and how they can be developed, marketed and managed

Skills:

  • be able to do a market analysis

  • be able to digest the content of lectures and litterature to develop a new event and adventure tourism experience

General competance:

  • be aware the importance of customizing management to context

Forms of teaching and learning

2 day excursion "Experiencing adventure event" (obligatory)

 

Lecture 3 hours per week

 

Homework (est. 3 hours per week)

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

Mandatory coursework: Excursions

Examination

  • Form of assessment: Home assessment

  • Proportion: 75%

  • Grouping: Group

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

 

  • Form of assessment: Oral School assessment

  • Proportion: 25%

  • Grouping: Group

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Syllabus

 

 

 

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Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Sep. 15, 2019 3:30:38 PM