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THEIND604 Tourism Hospitality and Workplace Issues

Task:

The objective of this assessment is for students to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the contemporary structure, scope and main functions of the Events Industry, including key stakeholders and general economic, political and workplace issues, innovations and opportunities.
The assessment must:
• Be an individual written assessment
• Written in report format
• Include all components listed within the ‘Tasks to be assessed’ section of this document. Your submitted report must demonstrate your ability to:
• Explain the structure, scope and main functions of the contemporary Events Industry (SLO2)
• Identify the key stakeholders of the Events Industry (SLO3)
• Explore the general economic, political and workplace issues, innovations and opportunities of the Events Industry (SLO4)
The assessment rubric at Appendix 1 of this document explains the criteria by which you will be assessed.
Tasks to be assessed In your own words and in a report format, complete the following tasks:
1. Describe the Events Industry as we know it today.
1.1. Provide the structure, scope and main functions.
2. List the main Events Industry stakeholders and the roles they play in managing and producing events, as well as the responsibilities each stakeholder has in the success of the event.
2.1. Identify internal and external stakeholders
3. Describe the types of issues, challenges and conflicts that may arise in the production and management of events, and list potential solutions for each. Include the timeframe in which these issues, challenges and/or conflicts should be resolved as to minimise the
impacts.
3.1. Consider the risk of these issues, challenges and conflicts
3.2. Consider the required attributes of event managers and stakeholders in managing a successful event and managing issues, challenges and/or conflicts.
3.3. Consider the scope of the issues, challenges and conflicts, including political and workplace issues.
4. Describe contemporary innovations and the opportunities of the Events Industry.
4.1. Consider economic opportunities.
4.2. Consider ethical, cultural, legal and social issues.
4.3. Consider sustainable practices. Students must meet the following subject learning outcomes (SLOs), course learning outcomes (CLOs) and graduate attributes (GAs):
• SLO2 Explain the structure, scope and main functions of the contemporary Events Industry
• SLO3 Identify the key stakeholders of the Events Industry
• SLO4 Explore the general economic, political and workplace issues, innovations and opportunities of the Events Industry
• CLO3 Demonstrate in-depth and cross-industry knowledge of the Hospitality, Tourism and Events industries.
• GA1.1 engage critically with a broad and coherent body of knowledge
• GA1.2 apply knowledge to a professional context
• GA1.3 demonstrate an awareness of current research and emerging technologies
• GA2.1 present a clear and logical explanation of knowledge and ideas to others
• GA2.2 adapt and contextualise content to varying audiences to enable them to communicate appropriately with professional colleagues and the public
• GA2.3 proficiently use the oral, written, mathematical and visual skills appropriate to the subject and audience
• GA5.2 maintain a contemporary and broad knowledge and skills base through ongoing engagement with scholarship
• GA5.3 work in a self-directed manner responding to change in a flexible and adaptable way
• GA6.3 demonstrate an awareness of emerging technologies and applicability of these to professional practice
• GA7.1 demonstrate an awareness of ethical, cultural, legal and social issues
• GA7.3 show a commitment to contemporary sustainable practices
• GA7.5 demonstrate a respect for their own safety and the safety of others.
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