WSQ Events Planning and Management | TGS-2019503054

Overview

This SFC-eligible module, Events Planning and Management, is a 16-hour course delivered within a span of 2 days with 14 hours of training and 2 hours of assessment. 

Events Planning & Management WSQ SOA

Aim

Singapore is marketing itself as the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) centre of choice, and the strong growth of MICE industry has generated many opportunities for Singaporeans and businesses; (although the future of the MICE industry may be that of a hybrid model of online and physical events).

This Events Planning and Management course is designed to train future MICE event planners and managers in a more focused way to develop, manage and execute event plans according to agreed timelines and budgetary requirements. By the end of this course, learners should have acquired the knowledge and abilities to be proficient in managing the implementation of integrated plans for multiple events to ensure cohesive planning.

Objectives

On completion of this unit, participants will have the abilities and knowledge in Events Planning and Management at the workplace.

Abilities

 

AB1: Develop event plans for relationship building, celebration, fund-raising, media, and other public relations objectives.

 

AB2: Manage events according to agreed timelines as well as budgetary requirements.

 

AB3: Outline the details and mechanics of events.

 

AB4: Manage the coordination of event logistics and setup such as event schedules and venue layout and dressing.

 

AB5: Establish performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of events planning and management.

 

AB6: Keep up-to-date market trends, consumer events schedules and venue preferences.

 

AB7: Assess and respond to the need for adjustments to event plans.

 

Knowledge

 

KN1: Features and functions of staging products and/or services at events.

 

KN2: Types of technical equipment required.

 

KN3: Styles of setting up event venues.

 

KN4: Key environment and social impacts of event delivery.

 

KN5: Roles of different venue personnel in the event management processes.

 

KN6: Features of venue and capacities to accommodate different types of events.

 

KN7: Events regulations requirements and compliance

 

Learning Outcomes

Learners should be able to develop, manage and execute event plans according to agreed timelines and budgetary requirements.

Instructional Methodology

  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Individual, Group & Class Activities
  • Presentation
  • Case Study

Duration

Training Hours: 14

Assessment Hours: 2

Total Hours: 16

 

 

·         Version: 1.0

·         Effective Date: Jun 2019

·         Author: Terri Chua

 

TSC Title: Events Planning and Management

 

TSC Code: TOU-SNM-4015-1.1

Learning Unit (LU)

Contents

LU 1

Introduction to Events

1.1

Objectives of events

1.2

Features and functions of staging products and/or services at events

LU 2

Venue Selection

2.1

Features of venues for indoor and outdoor events

2.2

Capacities of venues

2.3

Styles of setting up event venues

2.4

Key environmental impacts in venue selection

2.5

Steps in selecting a venue

LU 3

Event Planning

3.1

Outline of an event plan

3.2

Outline of details and mechanics of the event

3.2.1

Technical equipment for events

3.2.2

Roles of personnel for events

3.2.3

Events regulations and compliance

3.2.4

Key environmental & social impacts of event delivery

3.3

A finalised event logistics plan

LU 4 

Logistics Planning and Management

4.1

The event schedule

4.2

The event budget

4.3

Venue schedule for takeover, handover, and setup

4.4

Checklist for coordination of event logistics and setup

4.5

Manage on-site issues

4.6

Adjustments to counter environmental issues and threats

LU 5

Event Evaluation

5.1

The need to evaluate an event

5.2

Performance metrics to evaluate an event

5.3

Performance metrics to evaluate environmental and social impacts

LU 6

Future-proofing Events

6.1

The need for up-to-date information

6.2

Sourcing for up-to-date information

6.3

Establishing and maintaining a repository

 

                End of Module 

 

References

 

Assessment - Instructions to Candidate

 

Appendix A - STB's sustainability guidelines for the Singapore MICE industry

 

Appendix B - Types of technical equipment

 

 

 

For this module, the learner will be assessed for the knowledge and skills listed above. As part of the assessment, each candidate is required to:

  1. Complete the Written Assessment
  2. Complete the Case Study Assessment

Candidate will be considered competent when all learning outcomes/evidence are fulfilled as per assessment checklist.

Written Assessment

                This is continual, open-book assessment.

                The duration for the 2 written assessments is 60 minutes.

Written Assessment 1

Written Assessment 2

There are 7 questions based on KN1, KN2, KN3, KN4, KN5, KN6, KN7.

The duration for Written Assessment 1 is 40 minutes.

- Candidate will be considered competent if he/she is able to answer all questions correctly based on

KN1, KN2, KN3, KN4, KN5, KN6, KN7.

- There are 3 questions based on AB5, AB6, AB7.

The duration for Written Assessment 2 is 20 minutes.

Candidate will be considered competent if he/she is able to answer all 3 questions correctly based on

AB5, AB6, AB7.

Oral inquiry will be used should there be insufficient evidence for this assessment.

 

Case Study Assessment

                This is continual, open-book assessment.

                The duration for the 2 case study assessments is 60 minutes.

Case Study Assessment 1

Case Study Assessment 2

There are 2 questions based on AB2 and AB3.

The duration for Case Study

Assessment 1 is 20 minutes.

Candidate will be considered competent if he/she is able to answer all questions correctly based on AB2 and AB3.

There are 2 questions based on AB1 and AB4.

The duration for Case Study

Assessment 2 is 40 minutes.

Candidate will be considered competent if he/she is able to answer all questions correctly based on AB1 and AB4.

Oral inquiry will be used should there be insufficient evidence for this assessment.

 

This synchronous e-learning module forms part of the WSQ Diploma in Tourism (Event Management and Operations).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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