SPORT MANAGEMENT

MGT1ISM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of core sport management principles, including strategic sport management, organisational structures, human resource management, leadership, organisational cultures, governance and performance management. Each principles and its application is contextualised within a discussion of the role of the state, non-profit management and professional sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Nil.

Co-requisites Nil.

Incompatible subjects Nil.

Equivalent subjects Nil.

Special conditions Nil.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport Management: Principles and ApplicationsPrescribedHoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M. & Stewart, B. (2015)4TH. EDN. ROUTLEDGE, LONDON. 2015

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and classify the theoretical principles of management as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Quizzes or In-Class Assignments, Examination, Tutorial Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Assess the application of the principles of management within a variety of different sport organisations at the local, state and national level

Activities:
Case Study, Examination, Quizzes or In-Class Assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Apply the theoretical principles of management to a variety of scenarios and problems as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Case Study, Examination, Tutorial Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Classify sport organisations and their functions as they apply to the profit, non-profit and public sectors

Activities:
Examination, Quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size40

Enrolment information The subject is run as a one-week intensive and as such is run in a workshop format, which is unsuitable for more than 40 students. The quote should be sufficient for students who are completing the degree in which the subject is a core, in addition to students who have failed in previous semesters, in addition to a small number of students taking the subject as an elective.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 28 - 28
One 5.0 days block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Three 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to three case studies in the textbook.030 02, 03
One 2-hour examinationA 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills.040 01, 02, 03, 04
5 in-class assignments (1000 words equivalent)Students will be required to complete 5 in-class assignments, based on scenarios and case studies presented and discussed during class.030 01, 02

Bendigo, 2018, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size40

Enrolment information The subject is run as a one-week intensive and as such is run in a workshop format, which is unsuitable for more than 40 students. The quote should be sufficient for students who are completing the degree in which the subject is a core, in addition to students who have failed in previous semesters, in addition to a small number of students taking the subject as an elective.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 27 - 27
One 5.0 days block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Three 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to three case studies in the textbook.030 02, 03
One 2-hour examinationA 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills.040 01, 02, 03, 04
5 in-class assignments (1000 words equivalent)Students will be required to complete 5 in-class assignments, based on scenarios and case studies presented and discussed during class.030 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend 4 sessions in weeks 1, 4, 8 and 12 of semester. The remaining sessions are to be undertaken online."

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Three 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to three case studies in the textbook.30 02, 03
One 2-hour examination (2000 word equivalent)A 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly online quizzes (1000 words equivalent)An online quiz will be available through our Learning Management System (LMS) in Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (10 weeks in total). 30 01, 02