BUS 372 GCU Complete Week DQ Pack
BUS 372 GCU Complete Week DQ Pack
BUS 372 GCU Topic 1 DQ 1 Latest
Navigating Faith and Work: Event planning is often hard work. At times things go wrong in event execution, despite meticulous planning. This can sometimes result in criticism or people suggesting a “better way” of doing things. Consider 1 Corinthians 10:31, “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God,” and Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, work heartily, as to the Lord and not for men.” The Topic Material for the week emphasizes the importance of determining the objectives of the event. As you think about objectives for the event that you are planning to execute, how can you apply the message of the two verses above into your planning process, particularly as you select the primary and secondary objectives for your event? What do these verses imply about the attitude and work ethic you should adopt as an event planner?
BUS 372 GCU Topic 1 DQ 2 Latest
Volunteering, attending sporting events and obtaining internships will help you network with industry professionals, build job-related skills, and guide you toward potential job opportunities. What specific ideas do you have for how you will do these things throughout this course? Provide at least three concrete examples.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 2 DQ 1 Latest
Create a list that outlines at least five of the expenses and 3-5 forms of revenue you anticipate for the event you are planning. Be sure to include a brief summary of the event followed by the list of specific expenses and revenue forms. Research each expense and revenue form and estimated the dollars you will spend on expenses along with the amount of revenue you predict you can generate for each form of revenue. Review your classmates’ lists and comment on additions they could make based on items they may have overlooked or not considered. Share findings from your research that may be helpful to others.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 2 DQ 2 Latest
Navigating Faith and Work: As an event planner, you are trusted to be the steward of another’s resources. It is the responsibility of the event planner to be financially responsible and utilize every dollar with the utmost care. Matthew 25:46 reminds us that the faithful and wise servant is placed in responsibility over the house. Using these ideas and principles along with the Topic Materials, identify and describe key cost control measures that sports event managers can practice. Provide two concrete examples that you intend to implement as you plan your event.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 3 DQ 1 Latest
Research methods of using digital media and technology to generate revenue and participation in the event you are planning and as a method of involving the community and securing and motivating volunteers. Some sites to visit as you learn about how to generate revenue and participation could include Go Fund Me or Facebook. As you look at sites related to community involvement and securing volunteers, consider Volunteer Match, Twitter, or Pinterest.
Using what you learn, select at least two specific social media techniques that could be applied to the event you are planning. Explain how you could utilize these tools to generate revenue and participation, encourage community involvement, and secure volunteers by posting sample posts, blog entries, video clips, etc. in the Main Forum for your peers to review. Provide your classmates with feedback related to the effectiveness of their fictional social media content and offer suggestions about additional ways to utilize social media in their events.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 3 DQ 2 Latest
Navigating Faith and Work: 1 Peter 4:9 says, “Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.” One important way to maximize event revenue is to follow the key principle of treating everyone at the event with an attitude of hospitality. As you think about the event you are planning, brainstorm ways to make it accessible to everyone in the community, regardless of their financial status. Share three specific examples of how you can show hospitality to all who want to be involved in the event while still maximizing revenue and ensuring a positive experience for all event participants.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 4 DQ 1 Latest
Sponsorship can take many different forms besides cash donations. What is “sponsorship in kind”? List three examples of this type of sponsorship that you could pursue as a means of enhancing or effectively executing your event.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 4 DQ 2 Latest
Using the Sports Business Journal or another industry resource, find a relevant article that discusses how a specific controversy or event negatively affected a sponsorship deal. Summarize the article and include a link to it. Explain whether you agree with the sponsor’s decision and justify you stance on the issue.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 5 DQ 1 Latest
View the multimedia pieces, “Event Planning: Choosing a Venue,” “Intangibles Part 1,” and “Intangibles Part 2” from the Topic Materials. Note that there are multiples aspects that must be evaluated before selecting the proper site for any particular event. As you evaluate each site, examine its strengths and weakness along with potential risks that may be intrinsic to the site. Next, consider the tangible and intangible aspects associated with each site.
Now consider the event you are planning to execute. Describe your event and provide details about the venue you have chosen for it. Justify why you have selected this venue for your event by sharing information about the venue’s strengths, weakness, potential risks, tangible (measurable) aspects, and intangible (nonmeasurable) aspects. There are multiple aspects that must be evaluated before selecting the proper site for any particular event. Name three tangible (measurable) aspects and three intangible (nonmeasurable) aspects.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 5 DQ 2 Latest
Managing risk for event participants and spectators is essential for successful event execution. Think about the event you are executing, and identify at least five risks and risk management measures you will implement. Consider everything from crowd control to emergency management to weather to communications when formulating your list.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 6 DQ 1 Latest
As the event organizer, one of your primary responsibilities will be to ensure that your event gets off to a good start. Typically, events begin by welcoming participants and spectators and thanking the local community, sponsors, and volunteers for the role, they are playing in the event. Post the opening remarks you could use to launch the event. Provide your peers with feedback about their opening remarks including additions they could make to their remarks along with comments about ways they can improve upon their ceremonial opening.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 6 DQ 2 Latest
Using the Sports Business Journal or another industry resource, find a relevant article that discusses the use of digital media in sports marketing. Summarize the article and include a link to it. Explain whether you think similar marketing strategies could be used for an event like the one you are planning. Provide examples of why the technique may or may not be effective in marketing your event.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 7 DQ 1 Latest
As you are planning your event, what do you see as the greatest challenges faced by event planners? Share 2-3 specific challenges that could be encountered and discuss the strategies that could be used to address these issues. As you respond to your peers, share resources and suggestions that you found to address similar challenges.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 7 DQ 2 Latest
Think about the importance of conceptualizing and segmenting an event in order to properly execute it. You should be completing the Event Rundown assignment due in Topic 8 so you can successfully execute your event. Discuss how you will use the Event Rundown to assist you with assigning duties and responsibilities to volunteers and staff. Explain how creating the Event Rundown will help you identify and solve potential problems in event execution.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 8 DQ 1 Latest
What are your specific plans that could be implemented as post-event publicity for the event you planned? Include at least three examples and provide one another feedback about the effectiveness of this communication and additional suggestions for further post-event publicity.
BUS 372 GCU Topic 8 DQ 2 Latest
Successful event planning typically results in generating revenue for an organization. Research jobs within the sports management industry and share two to three examples of how revenue generation is required in various positions.