Techniques A (Production Management)

Subject 757-875 (2009)

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Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 6 hours per week (or equivalent) plus 14 hours per week time commitment, 12 weeks
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview: Performance Techniques A (Production Management) addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline. Following completion of this subject, students should comprehend the terminology required in performance/event production and the principles and roles involved in Pre Production, Rehearsal and Performance.

Students should develop observational and organisational skills to identify and relate the management process to the creative process. At the same time, students will be introduced to key accounting concepts such as assets, liabilities, debit and credit, proprietorship, the accounting cycle, budgeting and forecast, profit and loss and the application of these concepts to the creative process.

Students should develop communication skills (written and oral) necessary to participate in a wide range of management roles within the performance making process. This involves developing an understanding of a wide range of performance styles Dance, Opera, and Drama.

Assessment: Written/practical assignments equivalent to 8,000 word essay (80%); participation (20%). Assignments will be due at regular intervals during the semester
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: On completion of this subject students should be able to:

Demonstrate a comprehension of production process and terminology

Apply key accounting concepts and budgeting skills to projects

Demonstrate management skills in the context of production

Demonstrate a comprehension of legal terminology in the context of production

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Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Production

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