Singapore University of Social Sciences

Trends and Technologies for Event Management

Trends and Technologies for Event Management (EMT313)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


Synopsis

Technology is ubiquitous in most industries and sectors today and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) developments are disrupting and upending industries. EMT313 Trends and Technologies for Event Management will provide students the understanding on how technology is leveraged to enhance an event as a product and service, and more importantly, to improve user experience when attending an event.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Needs of Technology in Events Management
  • Types of Technology
  • Technology Adoption in Events Management
  • Events management software
  • Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Wearables
  • Social Media
  • Robots and Drones
  • RFID
  • Live Streaming
  • Application Programme Interface (API)
  • Coordination with Technology Companies

Learning Outcome

  • Show understanding of the trends and demand in events
  • Discuss the disruptions brought by the digitalization of our economy and emerging technologies
  • Appraise how technology can be harnessed to enhance an event as a product and service
  • Demonstrate understanding of the types of technology solutions in events
  • Evaluate the suitability of technology types to be used in an event
  • Improve user experience of an event through adoption of technology
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