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TSM3500 Business Events Management
Credit Points: 15

The emphasis of this unit is to provide students with a detailed and practical understanding of the business events sector (sometimes referred to as the 'MICE industry'). The unit will look at the sector from multiple angles including the origins of demand and the sources of supply, the opportunities for generating income and the activities that create expenses. The key role of the media and marketing communications will be examined in detail. The unit will be largely presented from the perspective of a business events organiser. A categorisation of business events into meetings (eg. ordinary meetings, conferences and conventions), exhibitions (eg. trade shows, consumer shows and expos), incentive travel (incentive travel and reward programs) and corporate events will be adopted. The unit will culminate with an examination of how these multiple issues are balanced in the creation and delivery of business events and how the success of this process may be evaluated.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K93Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
K92Bachelor of Hospitality Management
K91Bachelor of Tourism Management
MAAAHDEvent Management Major
MIAAEREvent Management Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010