Event Management for Young People
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Event Management for Young People

Tips, tricks and processes needed to run successful community events!
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Created by Jemima Key
Last updated 3/2015
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify the key activities and processes involved with event planning to achieve viable goals and objectives;
  • Conduct a site visit and identify the key elements for consideration.
  • Explain the characteristics of successful event sponsorship;
  • Implement a low cost promotional campaign to maximise event attendance.
  • Interpret Risk Assessment documentation and evaluate potential risks associated with running an event.
  • Make a site map, run sheet and event pack.
  • Implement stress reduction techniques and key decision making factors for running a successful event.
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Requirements
  • This course requires students to have access to the internet.
Description

Event Management For Young People covers the basics of event planning, from understanding sponsorship, event promotion on a budget, preparation & important documents and how to keep it together on the day

This course will benefit young people wanting to become more involved in community events and those wanting a taste of event management as a career

Take Charge of the Planning and Delivery of Youth Community Events!

Identify the key activities and processes involved with event planning to achieve viable goals and objectives
Conduct a site visit and identify the key elements for consideration
Explain the characteristics of successful event sponsorship
Implement a low cost promotional campaign to maximise event attendance
Interpret Risk Assessment documentation and evaluate potential risks associated with running an event
Make a site map, run sheet and event pack
Implement stress reduction techniques and key decision making factors for running a successful event

An empowering experience which will allow young people to be more involved with event planning in their local area!

In line with the young audience, we have created a hypothetical skate event that we use from start to finish to help place the event theories in context. Using a skatepark in Australia we teach you how to conduct assess the suitability with a site visit and make a site map. We also carry this example through when explaining how to get sponsorship and promote the event.

However the theories taught in this course are equally applicable across a range of events from school formals to fair days

This course was designed to help young people and youth services from a wide geographical area get access to practical and insightful event management information - without a massive price tag. We keep the course fun and directed at young people at all times - with funny anecdotes and short lectures

At the conclusion of this course, students can elect to complete an assignment to receive a Certificate which will be a valuable addition to their portfolio Alternatively, those simply wanting to gather knowledge will just need to complete quizzes as they progress through the cours

Who is the target audience?
  • This event management course is meant for motivated young people who are interested in running community events. The course uses a fictitious skatepark event to place learning into context - however these skills can be applied to other events. This course assumes that there will be support from local councils (or other) and does not cover information needed to run a commercially viable event.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction & The Basics of Event Planning
4 Lectures 08:22

This video helps you to collect your thoughts and work through the basic planning without veering off track.

Basics of Event Planning
03:00

Essential vs Ideal Elements of an Event
5 pages

I take you on a wander around Melton Skatepark and identify some of the things you should keep an eye out for while you're choosing the best location for your event.

Preview 02:21

Planning Basics Quiz
5 questions
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Sponsorship: Understanderstanding & Acquisition
2 Lectures 08:17

Getting Sponsorship
04:25

Understanding Sponsorship
6 questions
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Promoting Your Event
1 Lecture 06:44

This video steps you through a few different ways you can let people know that your event is on- when you have a very limited promotion budget or even no budget at all.

Preview 06:44

Promoting Your Event
6 questions
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Preparation Documents
2 Lectures 05:04

Referring to the site visit we did earlier at Melton Skatepark, this video shows you how to make a workable site map using just Google Earth and PowerPoint.

How to Make a Site Map
02:24

This section discusses the importance of a Risk Assessment and other important documents to prepare before your event.

Preview 02:40

Preparation Documents
5 questions
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Managing the Event on the Day
3 Lectures 04:22

In this session you will receive some last minute encouragement and learn stress reduction techniques to help you stay calm and in control on event day.

Preview 04:22

Assignment details for those wanting a Certificate of Completion from this course.

Final Assignment Details (for Certificate of Completion)
2 pages

Please complete this assignment if you wish to receive a certificate of completion.

Assignment Details
2 pages

Final Quiz - testing student's recall of the entire course content.

FInal Quiz
9 questions
About the Instructor
Jemima Key
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Event Manager

I've been working in event management for over 10 years and have built a solid portfolio of event management experience - in particular working with youth and young people. My company, Spider Silk is Australia's most recognised event management agency for youth related activities.

One of the most successful programs I have implemented is called Big Air School and it's an action sports youth engagement initiative which travels around Australia delivering non traditional sporting events like skate, BMX & parkour. Big Air School has featured on Wide World of Sports and the Today Show and high profile events have included Etihad Stadium and Caulfield Racecourse as well as numerous trips to remote and disadvantaged areas like Oodnadatta in Central Australia and Nhulunbuy in East Arnhemland, Northern Territory.

With experience running national tours, festivals and creating national event innovations I've now decided to share some of the tips I've learnt along the way.

Last year (2014) I created and successfully delivered the first event National Skatepark Day and part of that program involved providing teaching resources to young people around Australia who were interested in running their own events. The feedback on these webinars was excellent so I have decided to improve the course and offer them to a wider audience.