Excerpt from course description

Sustainable Event Management


This is a practically oriented course where students can train to manage an event that is as sustainable as possible. Festivals and events are important arenas for creative industry. In this course students take part in planning and carrying out an event. During the course, students will plan, carry out and evaluate an event. Students will be recruited into groups with specific responsibility for different parts of their event. 

Course content

  • Event planning – profile, programming and use of arenas
  • Teamwork for carrying out a project  
  • Sustainable events
  • EHS and security during arrangements  
  • Uncertainty and risk management
  • Communication and marketing of events
  • Practical financial management, budgeting and budget application
  • Evaluation of events  


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