||Budgeting is a core element in putting together an event. This course discusses the definitions and historical development of budgeting. Students will become familiar with the strategies required to manage revenue and will be introduced to purchasing and forecasting for the event industry. Students will gain an understanding of the concept of creating event budgets and conducting a comprehensive needs-assessment. There will be discussions on ethics within the industry and how this affects people globally within the profession. The course will be taught using lectures, discussions, in class activities and presentations.