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RE6-2009 Event Management 2

Course description for academic year 2024/2025

Contents and structure

This subject builds on Event Management 1 and takes the student further into the part of event management that deals with the ripple effects of events, in particular:

- social effects,

- economic effects,

- political repercussions,

- environmental effects.

Learning Outcome

Learning outcomes


  • The student knows the various effects an event can have and what characterizes them;
  • The student has a broad knowledge of central themes and issues within the ring-function of events and event management.
  • The student knows research and development within the effects of events.


  • That the student can identify and analyze the effects of an event
  • Can use professional knowledge and results from research and development work on practical and theoretical issues and thus make choices with professional arguments.
  • Can find, evaluate and refer to information and subject matter and present this in such a way that a problem can be solved within the ring effects of events

General competence

  • The candidate can find, use and refer to relevant information and subject matter on the ripple effects of events and present this in such a way that it raises an issue
  • Can plan and carry out varied tasks and projects that extend over time, both alone and in groups
  • Can assess and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various events at a destination.
  • Can communicate central subject matter such as theories, problems and solutions, both in writing and orally, with others in the same subject area and, through this contribute to the development of good practice

The subject involves research and development within events and event management. Furthermore, how digital events affect and have affected the industry post-Covid-19 and the opportunities and threats surrounding digital events.

Entry requirements


Teaching methods

Lectures reviewing and discussing the literature.

Working seminars where students are expected to present selected articles and use the theories to analyze practical problems. In these seminars, we will also discuss how to write an essay.

Compulsory learning activities

One oral presentation


Exam in two parts:

written assignment, in groups of two or three students (40% of the final assessment).

Written examination, 5 hours (60% of the final assessment).

The grading scale is A-F, where F is failing.

Students must achieve a passing grade in both parts to get a final grade for the course.

Examination support material

Written assignment: All

Written School exam: None

Examination support material

Written assignment: all materials

Written examination: none

More about examination support material

Course reductions

  • RE6-2005 - Utvikling og leiing av arrangement - Reduction: 2.5 studypoints