SPORT FACILITY MANAGEMENT

MGT2SFM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will learn how to manage the planning, operational and maintenance cycles of a diverse range of sport facilities. Applying quality management principles at the local, state and national level, the subject will enhance your knowledge, skills and technique in effective and efficient sport facility design, programming, risk assessment, and crowd management practices.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT1FOM or BUS1BUF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply market analysis, risk assessment, financial viability and operational management planning techniques to the design and development of a sport facility.

Activities:
In class discussions, tutorial exercises, assessment pieces.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Critically evaluate a sport facility's service delivery using quality management techniques.

Activities:
In class discussions, tutorial exercises, assessment pieces.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Identify the management best practices for the successful operation and administration of sporting facilities.

Activities:
In class discussions, tutorial exercises, assessment pieces.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one group facility feasibility study1,000-words per student40 01, 02, 03
one individual quality audit3,500-words60 01, 02, 03