Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Dr Vaughan Reimers


This unit comprises part of the Bachelor of Sports Promotion and Event Management. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of, and ability to manage, the diverse array of activities necessary to effectively manage sporting events. This includes the financial components of event management, the ability to plan, implement and present sporting events, and the ability to effectively integrate and satisfy the needs of external stakeholders such as sponsors, media, community, and guests.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop and apply objectives and strategies for sporting events
  2. describe and demonstrate the planning process for sporting events
  3. identify cost and revenue streams for sporting events
  4. demonstrate how to manage relationships with host cities, venues, sponsors, the media, the community and guests
  5. explain and demonstrate how to manage unexpected situations.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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