SPORT POLICY

MGT2SPF

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the theory and practice of national and state sport policy with regard to its impact on national and state sport organisations. Students will learn how government policies influence the delivery of elite sport programs, drug control in sport, the management of national sport organisations, and participation in sport. Students will also develop the capacity to critique a range of other sport-related policies in the areas of sport broadcasting, gambling, health and other government policy initiatives that affect sport organisations.

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 Nil.

Co-requisites Nil.

Incompatible subjects THS3SPF, THS1SPF

Equivalent subjects Nil.

Special conditions Nil.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReadings packPrescribedtbatba

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the relationships between key stakeholders as they apply to the Australian sport industry through an online quiz

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

02. Recall the major government policy decisions as they apply to the sport industry in an online quiz

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

03. Examine a policy (using a given framework of analysis) as it applies to a sport organisation

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Individual
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. Design and deliver an analysis of government policy (through team collaboration) as it applies to the sport industry

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Group
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Nicholson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation and policy analysis paper10-minutes/500-words per student40 01, 03, 04
Online quizzesFour online quizzes (for Weeks 2 to 5 only)20 01, 02
One 2,000-word policy analysisA 2,000-word individual analysis of a range of policy cases.40 01, 03

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

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 from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group presentation and policy analysis paper10-minutes/500-words per student40 01, 03, 04
Online quizzesFour online quizzes (for Weeks 2 to 5 only)20 01, 02
One 2,000-word policy analysisA 2,000-word individual analysis of a range of policy cases.40 01, 03