SPORT LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

MGT5SLB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the leadership of and governance practices in sport organisations. 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 and develop your skills as a leader in the sport industry.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in LMMSM or LCSM or LGSM unless student has requested and received Master of Management (Sport Management) course coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only students enrolled in LMMSM, LCSM or LGSM are permitted to enrol online. Any other student wishing to enrol in this subject is required to request permission directly from the subject coordinator.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review power and leadership in sport organisations

Activities:
The sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Describe contemporary sport governance, policy and ethical practice

Activities:
The sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Determine the role and function of the board in managing external relations

Activities:
The sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Examine the volunteer paid staff nexus and its impact on changing leadership and governance practices in sport organisations

Activities:
The sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Explain the role of the board in providing organisational leadership

Activities:
The sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 12-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Enrolment information Collins St class size maximum Available only to Master of Management (Sport Management) students [included nested degree programs]

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 12 - 13
Two 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"To be schedule consecutive Thursday/Friday"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study exercises, individual, 3 x 10% at 750 words per exercise30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Organisational case study, individual, 3000 words60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Board of directors role play - in class group activity(Broadly equivalent to 500 words)10 02, 03, 05