Facts about the course

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

IDR810 Event Organization (Spring 2020)

About the course

The course aims at introducing the students to issues related to the organisation of sports events. Specifically, the following topics will be introduced: 

  • Central concepts, theories and issues on event organisations

  • Key event stakeholders

  • Operation management techniques, inkluding project management and supply chain management (SCM)

An excursion to Central Europe is organised in collaboration with Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. The trip gives the students valuable insight in specific event case studies. The trip is mandatory for the students and Molde University College covers all cost related to travel and housing. Students must pay own food and peronal costs.

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 different key event stakeholders

  • 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

Skills:

  •  Plan carefully and manage an event as a project

  • Demonstrate the applicability of SCM techniques and theories to managing sport events

Forms of teaching and learning

  • The course is organised in three blocks à 2.5 ECTS. (two blocks in Molde and one in Germany)

  • 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. 

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Excursions
  • Courseworks given: 1
  • Courseworks required: 1
  • Presence: Required
  • Comment: An excursion to Central Europe is organised in collaboration with Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. The trip gives the students valuable insight in specific event case studies. The trip is mandatory for the students and Molde University College covers all cost related to travel and housing. Students must pay own food and peronal costs.

Examination

  • 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

Syllabus

https://himolde.instructure.com/courses/825/external_tools/20

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