Theory and hands-on involvement in the organizational process of managing an event competition. Topics will include budgeting, logistical needs, working with entries, sponsorship, awards, publicity, facilities management, course design and committee management. Students will actively participate in the management and preparation of the UNH Horse Trials, overseeing the committees working in the phases of the event and also performing other responsibilities. 1-credit, half semester course. (During the fall semester, the class will meet for the first half of the semester; during the spring semester, the class will meet for the second half of the semester)
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Only listed majors in section: EQU:ASSTACT&TH, EQU:EQUINESCI, EQU:IND&MGMG, EQU:THERRIDING
Additional Course Details:
Interested in outdoor event management? Equine competition? Sports competition? All majors welcome! No prior show or equine experience necessary. The class uses project management techniques to frame the planning and actual execution of a real-time, experiential learning opportunity at the on-campus, UNH Horse Trials. Class work focuses on the transfereable skills required for good event planning, leaving students will a skill set that will be applicable in a wide variety of scenarios.