This course addresses events with an adventure sport focus as a tool for destination development. Students will study an overview of winter and summer events at a local and international level. Adventure Sport Event management will be a key focus of the course and will include planning, organizing and operating the event. Topics will include risk assessment and management, land access issues, sponsorship and funding models, use of adventure events in community development, and stakeholder engagement. Students may be required to volunteer at an adventure sports event in conjunction with the course delivery.
60 credits of 100-level or higher coursework
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