BUS 372 Module 7
BUS 372 Module 7 ASSIGNMENT 1, EVENT RUNDOWN
Successful event execution requires specific planning and scheduling related to the event day activities. Knowing the order of events, event duration, and what must happen before, during, and after the event will assist you with in correctly assigning volunteers and managing the event-related activities.
Using what you learned from the Topic Materials, create an event rundown and related handouts. Your rundown should include pre-event setup, all event phases and activities, and post-event tear down and cleanup. A sample “Event Rundown” template has been included and can be modified to meet the needs of your event. Additionally, include specific handouts related to the execution of your event, particularly if they will be used to direct participant action (i.e., clinic schedule, tournament bracket). Use the event rundown and related handouts to execute your event.
BUS 372 Module 7 ASSIGNMENT 2 STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWS
The purpose of this assignment is for you to talk with two event stakeholders such as participants, volunteers, sponsors, or community members to learn about their experiences associated with the sports related event you have selected. You may ask the event coordinator to recommend specific stakeholders for interviews or you may conduct the interviews on your own as part of your involvement in the event. When conducting the interviews, be sure to tell interviewees the information will be ….as part of a course project and that you will not use their names or identifying information in your assignment. You will use the information gained from the interviews as part of your evaluation of the event planning process and execution.
The questions on the “Stakeholder Interviews” handout can be used as a guide as you conduct your interview. Submit the interview questions and responses to your instructor using a Word document. Be sure to indicate the role of each person …..(i.e. participant, volunteer, sponsor, or community member, etc.) for this part of the project. You do not need to include the stakeholders’ names or identifying information about them.
Whether you are conducting your interview in person or via the telephone or some other means of media, please remember that you are …..a guest. The stakeholder has taken time out of his or her schedule to honor your request.
BUS 372 Topic 7 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
As you are planning your event, what do you see as the greatest challenges faced by event planners? Share 2-3 specific challenges that could be …..and discuss the strategies that could be …..to address these issues. As you respond to your peers, share resources and suggestions that you found to address similar challenges.
BUS 372 Topic 7 DISCUSSION QUESTION 2
Think about the importance of conceptualizing and segmenting an event in order to properly execute it. You should be completing the Event Rundown assignment due in Topic 8 so you can successfully execute your event. Discuss how you will use the Event Rundown to assist you with assigning duties and responsibilities to volunteers and staff. Explain how creating the Event Rundown will help you identify and solve potential problems in event execution.