School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Planning and Executive Producing
  • Unit Code

    ADM2420
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit further develops knowledge and skills gained in units such as Financial Processes in the Arts, Managing People and Arts Production Planning. It examines in detail the project planning and management activities undertaken by an Executive Producer when mounting an arts production. The focus is on operational planning and accommodating all project inputs from rehearsal to acquittal to ensure successful project management outcomes.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 2 units from ADM1340, ADM1415

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Permission required
Otherwise
true

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Determine the roles and decision making requirements of an Executive Producer by engaging in the full project planning process.
  2. Employ an integrative project management process.
  3. Generate accurate and comprehensive project management plans.

Unit Content

  1. Planning, scheduling and controlling a project.
  2. Project implementation considerations.
  3. Project team and resources management.
  4. The roles of an Executive Producer and variations in international contexts.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PresentationProject Pitch10%
AssignmentProject Plan50%
ProjectProject Acquittal and Presentation40%

Core Reading(s)

  • Vehaar, J., & Eshel, I. (2013). Project management: A professional approach to events. (3rd ed.). The Hague: Eleven International Publishing.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

ADM2420|2|1

School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Planning and Executive Producing
  • Unit Code

    ADM2420
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit further develops knowledge and skills gained in units such as Financial Processes in the Arts, Managing People and Arts Production Planning. It examines in detail the project planning and management activities undertaken by an Executive Producer when mounting an arts production. The focus is on operational planning and accommodating all project inputs from rehearsal to acquittal to ensure successful project management outcomes.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 2 units from ADM1340, ADM1415

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Determine the roles and decision making requirements of an Executive Producer by engaging in the full project planning process.
  2. Employ an integrative project management process.
  3. Generate accurate and comprehensive project management plans.

Unit Content

  1. Planning, scheduling and controlling a project.
  2. Project implementation considerations.
  3. Project team and resources management.
  4. The roles of an Executive Producer and variations in international contexts.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
PresentationProject Pitch10%
AssignmentProject Plan50%
ProjectProject Acquittal and Presentation40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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