SPORT POLICY

MGT2SPF

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will explore the theory and practice of national and state sport policy with regard to its impact on national and state sport organisations. You will learn how government policies influence the delivery of elite sport programs, drug control in sport, the management of national sport organisations, and participation in sport. You will also develop the capacity to critique a range of other sport-related policies in the areas of sport broadcasting, gambling, health and other government policy initiatives that affect sport organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects THS3SPF, THS1SPF

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReadings packPrescribedVariousVarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Present and interpret data to inform quantitative analysis of policy problems facing a sport organisation.

Activities:
policy analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)

02. Recall major government policy decisions from the 1930s to the present, and as they relate to particular ideologies, political parties and periods of political and economic development in Australia's history. (2) Describe the relationships between key stakeholders as they apply to the Australian sport industry.

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse a sport organisation policy (using a given framework of analysis and group collaboration)

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Individual
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Analyse government sport policy (using a given framework of analysis)

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Group
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

05. Describe the relationships between key stakeholders as they apply to the Australian sport industry.

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Work together in a team to develop clear and succinct analysis of a sport organisation policy and its impact on the organisation

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Group
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment)4 x online quizzes (1,000 words equivalent). Formative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.20 02, 05
Sport organisation policy analysis (group assessment)Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: Written report [500-words per student] ). Summative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of: Quantitative Literacy, and Inquiry/Research.30 01, 03, 06
Government sport policy analysis (individual assessment)2,500-word individual analysis of 7 x government sport policies. Summative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical Thinking.50 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment)4 x online quizzes (1,000 words equivalent). Formative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline-specific knowledge and skills.20 02, 05
Sport organisation policy analysis (group assessment)Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: Written report [500-words per student] ). Summative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capabilities of: Quantitative Literacy, and Inquiry/Research.30 01, 03, 06
Government sport policy analysis (individual assessment)2,500-word individual analysis of 7 x government sport policies. Summative assessment. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Critical Thinking.50 04