MANAGING ATHLETE AND COACH WELFARE

PHE5ACW

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the management of athlete and coach welfare programs, to be able to identify appropriate management and communication strategies related to athlete and coach welfare, and to identify the role of a range of support staff in delivering servcies to athletes and coaches to enhance their wellbeing.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate and evaluate the individual needs of atheletes and coaches and analyse and apply appropriate management techniques

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

02. Investigate and interpret relevant legislation and governing body policy in the context of athlete and coach welfare

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

03. Analyse, critique and evaluate duty of care policies and procedures

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

04. Critique cultural awareness and gender equality and apply key strategies for managing diversity

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

05. Critique and implement effective communication strategies that lead to better understanding of athlete and coach welfare needs and issues

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

06. Synthesise the role and scope of key support staff (psychologists/player agents/medical) in impacting athlete and coach well-being and performance

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 46-47, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 46 - 47
Two 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Athlete/Coach Welfare Policy (equivalent to 3500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Case Study exercises (equivalent to 2000 words)60 02, 03, 04, 05, 06