Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leaders:
  • Holger Preuss
  • Birnir Egilsson
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

IDR810 Event Organization (Spring 2019)

About the course

  • Introduction to central concepts, theories and issues on event organisations

  • Introduction to event case studies

  • Introduction to event project management

  • Introduction to operation management techniques including Supply chain Event Management

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

Completing this course the candidate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of events

  • Understand the roles of events in the society

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and theories of sport events

  • Understand the specific management characteristics of sport events

  • Understand the needs to plan carefully and manage an event as a project

  • Demonstrate the applicability of Supply Chain Management techniques and theories to managing sport events

Forms of teaching and learning

  • Three blocks, each contributing with 2.5 ECTS.

  • Instruction consists of classroom teaching, tasks-in-class (e.g. presentations), reading and assignments to be submitted to the teacher, and working in groups in and between seminars.

  • Practical cases will be included and integrated with the theories.

  • An excursion to Germany is an elective alternative to study event cases while being based in Molde (students pay travel and housing expenses).  

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Attendance for teaching
  • Courseworks given: 45 lecture hours
  • Courseworks required: 80% per block
  • Presence: Required
  • Comment: Minimum 12 hours per block


  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 45%%
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material
  • Form of assessment: Written school assessment
  • Proportion: 55%%
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: Only general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version


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Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Apr. 3, 2020 2:20:55 AM