HOSP630 Event Risk Management and Safety (3 semester hours)

This course provides an overview of the risk management and safety procedures required in event planning and execution. Emphasis is placed on exploring safety regulations and health security, crisis management, and the liability issues and duty of care to event management. You will examine various methods to identify and mitigate risks in event execution. You will assess ways to implement practices that abide by the American with Disabilities (ADA) Act during site selection, event registration, and admission. Finally, you will evaluate the challenges event managers face with overcrowding and when switching from face-to-face to virtual events during an emergency.