Module Database Search

Module Title
Live Hospitality

Event planning, event delivery, teamwork

SCQF Points15
ECTS Points7.5
CreatedMay 2015
ApprovedJuly 2015
Version No.1

This Version is No Longer Current
The latest version of this module is available here
Prerequisites for Module

None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.

Corequisite Modules


Precluded Modules


Aims of Module

The aim of this module is to provide students with an opportunity to design, plan and deliver a live event within a hospitality context as part of a team.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Demonstrate appropriate event management skills via the planning, development and delivery of a hospitality event.
2. Appraise team abilities, skills and strengths and allocate roles and duties accordingly to establish a cohesive team structure.
3. Demonstrate a capacity to review and reflect upon personal performance and service delivery.

Indicative Module Content

Creating successful teams: Analysing Abilities, Skills and Strengths, Role Allocation, Task Delegation and Communication; Event Planning; Project Management; Event Logistics; Event Marketing; Event Finance; Event Evaluation, Personal Reflection

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time

Directed Study


Private Study

Private Study

Mode of Delivery

The module will draw heavily upon supervised project planning workshops. students will be introduced to the key management areas via lectures which will then be followed by workshop sessions and team working meetings.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3

Coursework - Portfolio consisting of individual and group elements.

Indicative Bibliography

1.BOWDIN, G.A.J. et al., 2011. Events management. 3rd ed. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann. ebook
2.SHONE, A. & PARRY, B. 2013. Successful Event Management: A Practical Handbook 4th ed. London: Cengage Learning

Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781