Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 hours per week (or equivalent) |
Total Time Commitment: 14 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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Student and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
|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.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
|Assessment:||Written/practical assignments equivalent to 8,000 word essay (80%); participation (20%). Assignments will be due at regular intervals during the semester|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Production |
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