Event Planning

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Event Planning

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    THS1FEM Festival and Event Management

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject provides an understanding of the issues and complexities of developing and staging community events. The subject explores how community organisations and local governments stage events for a range of economic, social and political reasons. A triple-bottom line approach is taken to the development of objectives and the processes of involving and satisfying a diverse range of stakeholders with competing interests. This subject examines the process of developing a strategic plan for creating and running a community event. It aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the requirements of planning a community event.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.