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Rutendo Musikavanhu

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Biography

Rutendo Musikavanhu is a Lecturer in Sport and Event Management and Deputy Program Director for the MSc International Events Management Course in the School of Marketing and Management, Faculty of Business and Law. 

  • Lecturer on BA Event Management and BA Sport Management Courses;
  • Lecturer on MSc International Event Management and MSc Sport Management Courses;
  • Module Leader on 2 PG modules and 3 UG modules.

She completed her PhD at Bournemouth University in 2018, with her main research areas being community support for mega events, the varied social impacts of mega events on society over time and the sustainability of mega events. She is currently a Lecturer and Module Leader on several modules across the BA Event Management Course, BA Sport Management Course, MSc International Event Management Course and MSc Sport Management Course. In addition, she is a third PhD Supervisor on a PhD project within CBiS (Centre for Business in Society).

Her research outputs cover a range of conference papers and presentations, journal papers and a book chapter.

She is currently a Research Fellow on the CBiS ASPiRE program attached to the Centre for Business in Society Research Centre, a function of Coventry University’s Research Strategy to 2021 “Excellence with Impact.” Her current research outputs align with the CBiS Sector, Economic and Financial Studies cluster, with a stronger focus on the Sector Studies and Economic and Societal Impacts core stream. In particular, aspects of sustainability, changing societal values and behavioural change interventions to enhance societal well-being through mega events.

Research Interests

Main research area: Community support for mega events, the varied social impacts of mega events on society over time, sustainability of mega events.

Sub-disciplines: Tourism Social Science, Sustainability studies, Organisational Behaviour Studies, Management studies.

Alignment of interests: My research outputs align with the Sector, Economic and Financial Studies cluster, with a stronger focus on the Sector Studies and Economic and Societal Impacts core stream. More specifically, my research aligns to CBiS’s sector studies and economic and societal impacts cluster, in particular, aspects of sustainability, changing societal values and behavioural change interventions to enhance societal well-being.

Education/Academic qualification

Mega Sport Events, Doctorate, Bournemouth University

20152018

Events Management, MSc, Bournemouth University

Hospitality and Events Management, Degree, University of Derby

Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate, Coventry University

10 Sep 2019 → …

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Research Output 2017 2020

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding

Hosting Mega Events in Africa: Fostering Sustainable Employment Initiatives within the Host Community

Musikavanhu, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Sustainable HRM for Tourism in Africa. Baum, T. & Ndiuini, A. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, Vol. (In-press). p. (In-press)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The longer-term effects of mega events – togetherness or exclusion? The South African experience

Musikavanhu, R., Ladkin, A. & Sadd, D., 2020, (In preparation) In : Journal of Sustainable Tourism.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Comparison of Event Impacts: Zimbabwe and the UK

Sadd, D. & Musikavanhu, R., 11 Apr 2018, In : Event Management. 22, 2, p. 199-212 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
economic impact
gauge
comparison
society
Zimbabwe

Fostering Community Support for Mega Events: A Narrative Inquiry of Social Impacts experienced because of hosting the FIFA 2010 World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa

Musikavanhu, R., Dec 2017, 4th International Conference on Events (ICE) Conference Proceedings . van Niekerk, M. & Couto, U. D. (eds.). University of Central Florida, p. 86-88 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

social effects
town
narrative
event
community

Activities 2015 2020

  • 11 Participation in conference

The 5th International Conference on Events

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Speaker)
14 Apr 202017 Apr 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The 16th AEME conference (Association for Events Management Education)

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Speaker)
2 Jul 20194 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Symposium on Event Design and its role in Destination Management/Marketing

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Speaker)
2 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The Annual Council for Hospitality Management Education Research Conference

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Speaker)
22 May 201825 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The Sustainable Tourism in Africa Workshop

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Speaker)
24 Sep 201730 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Prizes

Santander Mobility Fund 2017/18 Awards.

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Recipient), Nov 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

recipient

Selected to participate on Funded Project on Sustainable Tourism in Africa

Rutendo Musikavanhu (Recipient), Sep 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Sustainable tourism
Africa
Tourism
Human resource management