RISK MANAGEMENT AND LAW IN SPORT

LST5RLS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the analysis of risks, the design of risk mitigation strategies, to be able to recognise the legal rights of sport stakeholders, and to critically analyse the role of the law in relation to sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

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. To be able to analyse risks and design effective mitigation strategies in sport management

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. To be able to differentiate between strategic options within commercial contract negotiation

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. To be able to identify the legal rights of the athlete, participants and stakeholders, in particular in relation to discipline, discrimination, eligibility and selection, and drug use

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. To critically analyse the role of the law in maintaining the integrity of sport

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, 2015, Week 30-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 31
Four 8.0 hours seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Study exercises (4 x 15%)60 01, 02, 03, 04
Risk and Law Case Study (3000 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04