SPORT MANAGEMENT

MGT1ISM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of core sport management principles, including strategic sport management, organisational structures, human resource management, leadership, organisational cultures, governance and performance management. These principles and their application is contextualised within a discussion of the role of the state, non-profit management and professional sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Nil.

Co-requisites Nil.

Incompatible subjects Nil.

Equivalent subjects Nil.

Special conditions Nil.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport Management: Principles and ApplicationsPrescribedHoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M. Stewart, B. & Westerbeek, H (2012)3RD. EDN. ROUTLEDGE, LONDON. 2012
ReadingsSport Management: Principles and Applications (multimedia USB)PrescribedHoye, R. & Nicholson, M.tba

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and classify the theoretical principles of management as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Weekly Previews and Quizzes, Tutorial Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)

02. Assess the application of the principles of management within a variety of different sport organisations at the local, state and national level

Activities:
Case Study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)

03. Apply the theoretical principles of management to a variety of scenarios and problems as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Tutorial Exercises (Formative Assessment)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)

04. Classify sport organisations and their functions as they apply to the profit, non-profit and public sectors

Activities:
Examination, Weekly Previews and Quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Information Literacy (Information Literacy)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend 3 sessions only, week 1, 11 and 12 of semester. The remaining sessions are to be underaken online."

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
Eleven 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to six case studies in the textbook.30 03, 04
One 2-hour examinationA 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly online quizzesAn online quiz will be available through our Learning Management System (LMS) in Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (10 weeks in total).30 01, 02, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are required to attend 3 sessions only, week 1, 11 and 12 of semester. The remaining sessions are to be underaken online."

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 13 - 13
One 4.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Whole cohort for first hour, then 4 breakout groups for hours 2, 3 & 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to six case studies in the textbook.30 03, 04
One 2-hour examinationA 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly online quizzesAn online quiz will be available through our Learning Management System (LMS) in Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (10 weeks in total).30 01, 02, 04