The paper critically refers to the discussion where event-management is considered as t be one of the important profession that is operating throughout different parts of the world. The discussion has been provided concerning the improvements in pedagogy relating to the requirements of the practices of the event industry. It is important to understand the fact that the development and providing of the events education help in facilitating the ability of the professionals for developing more reflective practices. Moreover, the paper effectively explains that the events are considered as to be temporary as purposive gatherings of people. It has been found that the paper effectively evaluates the question that whether event management can be considered as a profession or not. One of the discussion effectively revealed professionalism to be one of the vital key attributes for the graduates. There are different key attributes and core traits which needs to be included for execution of the program of event management by a professional. These are having the skill-based information, establishment of training as well as teaching, testing the desired capability of members, organization, having the proficient code of conduct and altruistic service.
The paper effective brings out the fact that culture, governance as well as procurement are considered to be vital for the development of a smart city. A theoretical framework has been created with the process of ‘Network Northampton shire’ for the procurement of total transport smart city. The paper crucially explains the fact that there is a vital need for further research in the field of smart cities about the development of proper culture, governance, and procurement with the help of the efficient framework. There are a few of the vital factors like sustainability and economic development that plays a vital role in the enhancement of a quality life as well as the increase the reliability and effectiveness of a proper smart city. Furthermore, technologies have played a vital role in evaluating the effectiveness of the development and transportation of smart cities.
The paper helps in evaluating the findings and discussions related to the scenarios and requirements in event management. To manage a particular event, a manager critically requires a defined set of skills to handle a complex range of activities for managing the entire event. The paper puts light on the fact that anyone having proper knowledge and skills is capable of managing various types of events. The paper also highlights that the research has adopted a largely Interpretivist rather than being Positivists epistemological approach. The collection of the data can be executed by applying a mixed-method approach which will present various themes and data can effectively be gathered by including a number of the respondents. The collection of the relevant data is supposed to be vital for the evaluation and execution of the procedures of event management.
The primary motive of the paper is to focus on the development of a theoretical framework for supporting tourism educators to construct an educational tool known as Events Management Training Simulation (EMTS). Moreover, the instructive goals of the concerned simulation are mainly for enabling the students to achieve and recognize the desired knowledge of the subject and for improving their respective management skills about planning, decision-making, budgeting, and the team work. Furthermore, it explains that the simulation contains of two parts like a simulated event management game which is merely based on the scenario planning and another platform of interactive e-learning educational material which provides support to the students. On the other hand, the decision-making competences of the professionals within the event management and planning are considered to be vital as it helps in facilitating the overall effectiveness of the entire event management program.
The paper helps in explaining that the desired field of event management has effectively expanded in the past few years. The rise of this industry has significantly increased the demands and the need for highly skilled professionals which in turn provides huge opportunities for training as education purposes. The paper emphasized the importance of education for the approaches to event management. Having the overall knowledge of the tourism industry helps in managing various types of events effectively. In most of the people, the lack of awareness, scope, range as well as the nature of the concerned event is found, and this raises the need for having the proper education to manage various events. Moreover, while hiring or recruiting suitable candidates, it becomes very important to look on the experience the candidates have regarding the managing of various events as it helps in bringing overall success for the entire future event management projects.
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