SPORT GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGY

MGT3SGV

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be provided with a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to sport organisations operating at the community, state/provincial and national/professional levels. You will compare and contrast accepted practice and research evidence in regard to a range of governance principles and practices. Specific topics to be covered include: the difference between governance and management, governance models, governance roles and responsibilities, structures, processes, board leadership, board performance, board culture, managing governance change and future governance challenges.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT1ISM and MGT2SPF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Characterise and distinguish current governance and strategy issues including dual board leadership, external environmental pressures, enacting governance change, ethics, and future governance challenges

Activities:
Review and recall relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance literature Identifying and applying relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance theory
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Identify and apply the core processes of sport governance and strategy, including meetings, strategy development, conformance monitoring, performance evaluation, board performance assessment, and CEO and board member recruitment

Activities:
Review and recall relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance literature Identifying and applying relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance theory
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Appraise and critique the policy and regulatory environment and mechanisms that influence sport organisations through a written case study

Activities:
Search for, compile and review relevant theoretical NFP governance literature Apply NFP governance theory to a NFP organisation Prepare a written case study that critically analyses the governance structure and policies of a NFP organisation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Appraise the social and ethical considerations of governing and developing strategy in sport organisations through a written case study

Activities:
Search for, compile, review and recall relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance literature Identify social and ethical issues within not-for-profit governance Argue a position on an ethical dilemma presented within a NFP governance case study Assess, choose and apply appropriate definitions and explanations of NFP governance theory and proceses to short answer case study questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four, Individual, Case study exercises (equivalent 500 words each)Three case studies will each report ONE of the following Graduate Capabilities: Quantitative Literacy, Critical Thinking & Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 03, 04
One, Individual, Organisation case study (2500 words)The final case study will report on inquiry/research graduate capability.60 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four, Individual, Case study exercises (equivalent 500 words each)Three case studies will each report ONE of the following Graduate Capabilities: Quantitative Literacy, Critical Thinking & Discipline specific knowledge and skills.40 01, 02, 03, 04
One, Individual, Organisation case study (2500 words)The final case study will report on inquiry/research graduate capability.60 01, 02, 03, 04