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The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)


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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to prevent accidents To enhance the safety of customers To improve the quality of travel services To understand the rules, regulations and limitations that one must take in consideration when organizing an event.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the meaning of security in tourism and appreciate it. Student will also be aware of different rules and regulations that comes to licences and permissions when organizing an event in a public places.

Course contents

This course is combined together with 'Planering av evenemang' course. Based on litterature studies of different event books and other written sources you will create your own model and process for producing and managing an event in a form of a HandBook. Input from guest lecturers representing different functions within event industry will be of advantage in receiving up-to-date information about event planning. Course content: The significance of safety to tourism Special features of tourism safety First Aid Laws and regulations Risk analysis Safety and security Insurances Permissions and licences Contract management Practical arrangements during the event After taking part in the set of three event courses, you will be able to plan and implement an event from an idea to follow up both from a theoretical and a practical point of view.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Event planning course and minimum 60 credits. Introduction to marketing need to be passed.

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Additional information

MATUPA and First Aid has obligatory lecturers The student must study all three courses in Event Management Note that language is Swedish, partly also Finnish.

Recommended or required reading

Tarlow: Event Risk Management and Safety

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 33 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course will be held in Swedish. To plan an 'Evnet planners handbok' 60% and write reflective diary from all guest lecturers


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hernberg Mervi


Fabricius Susanna

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Group size

No limit (20 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Obligatorisk närvaro 5-7.11.2019 hela dagar 29-30.11.2019 hela dagar Dessa är dagar studenterna jobbar på olika event hösten2019.

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • 2018-06-06 - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-04 12:00 - 16:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati MATUPA Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-09-06 13:00 - 17:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati MATUPA Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-09-11 13:15 - 15:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati Coaching för handboken, obligatoriskt Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-09-18 13:15 - 15:00 D173 Säkerhet och byråkrati Gruppdiskussion om "besök ett evenemang" övningen. Mervi Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-09-25 13:15 - 15:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-10-02 13:15 - 15:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-10-14 09:00 - 16:00 Säkerhet och byråkrati Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-10-23 13:15 - 15:00 B327 Säkerhet och byråkrati Kursintro till följande kurs Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi

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