SPORT LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

MGT5SLB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the leadership of and governance practices in sport organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business 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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport GovernancePrescribedHoye and CuskellyELSEVIER (2008)
ReadingsManagin without profit: Leadership, management and governance of third sector organisations in AustraliaRecommendedHudson, M. and Rogan, L.UNSW PRESS (2009)
ReadingsThe governance of public and non-profit organisations: what do boards do?RecommendedCornforth, C.ROUTLEDGE (2003)
ReadingsThe handbook of nonprofit governanceRecommendedBoardSourceWILEY (2010)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review power and leadership in sport organisations

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

02. Describe contemporary sport governance, policy and ethical practice

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

03. Determine the role and function of the board in managing external relations

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

04. Examine the volunteer paid staff nexus and its impact on changing leadership and governance practices in sport organisations

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

05. Explain the role of the board in providing organisational leadership

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2015, Week 10-11, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 11
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period during the day from week 10 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject will be delivered in intensive blocks, such as a week, four days either side of a weekend or two consecutive weekends."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study exercises60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Organisational case study40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05