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Risk Management and Alcohol and Drugs Control

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I would like to express the deepest appreciation to my Event Project Management lecturer, Miss Kathryn Scott, who continually supported and guided me throughout the report. Without her guidance and persistent help, this project would not have been possible.


Table of Content

1. Introduction p.4

1.1 Aim and Objective p.4 1.2 The Importance of Risk Management and Alcohol and Drugs Control p.4

2. Risk Management p.5 2.1 Issue of Alcohol and Drugs p.6&7 2.2 Analysis Alcohol and Drugs Impact p.8

3. Risk Control p.9&10

4. Conclusion p.11

5. Reference p.12



Critical to analysis and evaluate the vital elements of risk management and the solution in Oktoberfest.

1.2 The Importance of Risk Management and Alcohol and Drugs Control

Risk Management should have considered an important component in the event planning. It usually happens when the event is inexperience, lack of practice, improper planning will affect the event to be unsuccessful. There is so many event risks occur during the event such as crowd management, communication, stewarding and security, environment (pollution), emergency services and alcohol and drugs. In this report, I am going to illustrate and explain one type of the risk management which is alcohol and drugs issues and impacts; also, I will talk about Oktoberfest as an example to support this report and give solutions at the end.

1.1 Aim and Objective


Risk Management

Julia, S. (2008) believes that risk management is the purposeful recognition of and reaction to uncertainties with the explicit objective minimize liabilities and maximize opportunities using a structured approach and common sense, rather than avoiding the issue.

Risk management is to understand context, identify it, analysis it and evaluate it. Firstly, organizer has to well understand the context of the event, perceived what type of this event is and the financial. Of course, all the organizers know this is a fundamental concept.

Secondly, Organizer should be aware and can be able to predict the risk of people, property, finances, image and environment at the event by using common sense, guest's feedback or the past data of the event. Under the similar situation, organizer can be able to assume that the future event of a similar case occurs. Moreover, created a contingency plan "Plan B", a backup plan in case a "what


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