EVT706 - Behind the Scenes of Events

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Subject Title
Behind the Scenes of Events

Subject Description
This subject brings the students in contact with industry leaders, venues and current trends for creating experiences with events.  Students will build a network of contacts and gain a better understanding of the overall scope of this industry.  In addition, students will be engaged in a variety of industry certifications.

Credit Status
One Credit

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

  1. Analyze the operations of selected event venues in the GTA to determine their suitability for events;
  2. Evaluate the operations from a variety of high profile events and their related event facilities to identify areas for improvement in planning processes;
  3. Create a library of event venues, industry contacts, resources, and ideas in order to build capacity for planning events;
  4. Construct a network of industry contacts to build one's professional brand;
  5. Examine an assortment of positions and career paths in events to determine future prospects;
  6. Participate in a variety of industry certifications needed to work in the event industry.

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.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.