SPORT POLICY

MGT2SPF

2016

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.

Learning resources

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

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Recall the major government policy decisions as they apply to the sport industry

Activities:
Online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Analyse a sport organisation policy (using a given framework of analysis)

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Individual
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Analyse government sport policy (through group collaboration)

Activities:
Policy Analysis - Group
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, 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 on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment)4 x online quizzes20 01, 02
Sport organisation policy analysis (group assessment)Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: written report [500-words per student] )30 03
Government policy analysis (individual assessment)2,500-word individual analysis of 7 x government sport policies50 04

Melbourne, 2016, 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 on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment)4 x online quizzes20 01, 02
Sport organisation policy analysis (group assessment)Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: written report [500-words per student] )30 03
Government policy analysis (individual assessment)2,500-word individual analysis of 7 x government sport policies50 04