|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF level 9 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
The aim of this module is give students an opportunity to study in-depth and engage with the concept of sustainability and sustainable practices within the global events industry.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Definitions of Sustainability; Dimension of Sustainability within Events: Competitiveness, Demand Oriented, Environmentally-Friendly, Faciliites Management, Waste Management; Indicators and Tools for Sustainable Event Management; Planning Models for Creating Sustainable Events; British Standard BS8901: Sustainable Event Management; ISO 14000 Environmental Management; Best-Practice Criteria: electronic organisation, minimise carbon emissions for attendees and speakers, save energy, practice recycling, adopt environmentally-thoughtful measures; Carbon Calculator, impacts and initiatives, eg. carbon credits, event sponsor funding total event carbon debt; Sustainable Suppliers; organic, locally produced food, fairtrade labelling, like-minded exhibitors, green giveaways; Green Stakeholders: Green Tourism Business Scheme, The Carbon Trust, Foundation for Green Destinations.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This is a lecture based module, supported by interactive tutorials, event-based case studies and local venue visits.