CLP802 - Client Presentations II

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Subject Title
Client Presentations II

Subject Description
You've learned the technical aspects of designing and building an event, so how do you sell yourself and your ideas to perspective clients? 

This subject expands upon the technical skills developed in semester one as students develop the materials they need to promote themselves to clients and the event industry.  Students will respond to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and create presentation materials for clients.  Emphasis will be placed on documenting event experience and developing a portfolio and resume.  Legal/ethical standards, career opportunities, networking, and professional associations will also be explored.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Assess the features of design software available to create planning documents and proposals for events and exhibitions;
  2. Utilize a variety of software programs for the production of design drawings in the field of special events;
  3. Develop computer drawing and drafting skills for communicating design concepts;
  4. Create engaging presentations and proposals that sell a concept to a client;
  5. Apply design concepts to the creation of personal marketing materials;
  6. Develop a portfolio of work suitable for presentation to a client that communicates one's professional education and experience.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.