EVT880 - Floral Design for Events

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Subject Title
Floral Design for Events

Subject Description
Great event designers need to know how to work with great florists.  This subject will introduce you to the fundamentals of floral design including purchasing, processing, building, transporting and billing.  You will be exposed to the different ways florists work with designers and planners on executing events.  Hands-on projects will build your skills in the basics of designing florals for centerpieces and accents at an event.

Credit Status
One credit

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

  1. Communicate with professionals in the floral industry to create and maintain working partnerships;
  2. Assess how florists within the event industry function in order to plan florals for events;
  3. Plan floral design elements that translate defined client objectives;
  4. Integrate event design, client presentation, and financial principles with floral items available locally in order to execute proposals for clients;
  5. Design and create simple floral arrangements to be used as centerpieces or decor accents at an event;
  6. Adhere to realistic time frames and product availability in order to maintain professional standards within 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.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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