SPORT LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

MGT5SLB

2016

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-ordinatorCatherine Ordway

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in LMMSM or LCSM or LGSM or coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only students enrolled in LMMSM or GCSM are permitted to enrol online. Any other student wishing to enrol in this subject is required to request permission directly from the subject coordinator.

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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. 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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

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
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2016, Week 12-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size30

Enrolment information Collins St class size maximum Available only to Master of Management (Sport Management) students

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Ordway

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 12 - 13
Four 8.0 hours seminar per study period during the day from week 12 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject will be delivered in intensive blocks. This will be on 17/18 and 23/24 March 2016 from 9am - 5pm."

Assessments

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