Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

SMGT 366 001 (CRN: 20169)

EVENT & VENUE MANAGEMENT

Long Title: EVENT & VENUE MANAGEMENT
Department: Sport Management
Instructor: Rackley, Steven
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR BKH 102 (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (SMGT 260 OR KINE 260) AND SMGT 266
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 1-MAR-2024 12:57PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
28-APR-2024  
2:00PM - 5:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: This course will focus on the practical applications and principles related to managing venues and events. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of budgets, tickets, staffing, crowd management, risk management, operations, and event management, and how they all work together to create a positive experience their customers and clients. Students will be expected to evaluate and understand the nuances that go into event and venue management with the help of assignments, case studies, guest speakers and practical experience (when possible). At conclusion of this course a student should fully understand what goes into creating and managing a successful event.