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The aim of the subject is to ensure you have a high level of understanding, up to date knowledge of risk and the ability to use the risk management process. This includes the ability to research, comprehend and comply with the laws such as local rules and regulations and contractual requirements related to event management.
Exams will take place in weeks 15 & 16. Please refer to the official Exam Timetable for further information.
Students will be required to create a Risk Management Plan to include: Initial Risk Assessment Developed Risk Control Plan An Emergency Management Plan Traffic Management Plan Waste Management Plan Site Safety Induction Checklists
Students will be required to read 6 selected readings relating to Risk Management for events and participate in online discussions on Moodle.
Students will be required to work in small groups and prepare an analysis of a past event that resulted in a disaster, loss of human life or other high risk incidents. Students will be required to determine the cause of the risk/disaster and make recommendations on how the risk could have been avoided. They will need to determine what laws were broken; what insurances could have been used to protect the event organiser and the attendees and what the key areas of weaknesses there were in the Risk Management Plan.