-

IDR210 Adventure management

IDR210 Adventure management

Course code: 
IDR210
Course name: 
Adventure management
Program of study: 
Bachelor i Sport Management (idrettsledelse)
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Adventure Management
Campus: 
Molde
Credits: 
7.5
Level of study: 
1. syklus (bachelor)
Teaching semester: 
2021 Høst
Assessment semester: 
2021 Høst
Language of instruction: 
Engelsk
Language of examination: 
Norsk, Engelsk
Language of litterature: 
Engelsk
Course content

This course investigates key principles and practices involved in the management of commercial outdoor tourism, sport and recreation that includes a significant element of excitement. The course begins by introducing the market for adventure and the size and scope of the adventure industry. The main focus of the course is then on how adventure is managed. For instance, entrepreneurship and strategic approaches to adventure, adventure planning, business planning, and operations management. The course also considers trends and issues that are likely to influence the adventure industry of the future.

Drawing on expertise from some of the leading academics and practitioners throughout the world, the course covers various adventure management issues including:

  • The adventure management environment
  • Business models applicaple to adventure management
  • The role of marketing in adventure management
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Project management 
  • Sustainability in Adventure Tourism
Learning outcome

Students should:

  • know the basics in adventure planning and operations management
  • know the basics concerning entrepreneurship and innovation within the adventure industry
  • know the role of adventure marketing and market research, and be able to do a market analysis
  • Understand key elements of the adventure experience and how they can be managed
  • be able to identify trends and issues that are likely to influence the adventure industry of the future
  • Understand the pillars of sustainable adventure mangament.
Working and learning activities

2 day excursion "Experiencing adventure event" (obligatory). Students that do not attend are not alloved to take the final exam.

Lecture 3 hours per week

Homework (est. 3 hours per week)

Sensor system

External sensor in the oral presentation. 

Evaluation

In groups:

  • Coursework (75%)
  • Oral presentation (25%)
Obligatorisk arbeidskravAntall arbeidskravPåkrevde arbeidskravFremmøteKommentar
Ekskursjoner11Required
Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:
Mandatory coursework:Ekskursjoner
Courseworks given:1
Courseworks required:1
Presence:Required
Comment:
VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
HjemmeeksamenGruppe -Bokstavkarakter (A - F)75 Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Muntilg skoleeksamenGruppe -Bokstavkarakter (A - F)25 Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:Hjemmeeksamen
Grouping:Gruppe
Duration:
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:75
Comment:
Supported material:
Support material:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Form of assessment:Muntilg skoleeksamen
Grouping:Gruppe
Duration:
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:25
Comment:
Supported material:
Support material:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
AktivitetVarighetVarighetstypeKommentar
Forelesninger semester
Forventet arbeidsinnsats:
Workload activity:Forelesninger
Duration:
Type of duration:semester
Comment: