MANAGING INNOVATION FOR SPORT GROWTH

MGT5MSG

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in identifying and applying strategies to build sport capacity and increase recreational and competition player participation, recognising barriers and drivers for volunteer participation, developing effective mechanisms to support and manage volunteers within the sport industry, developing and evaluating innovative business processes to improve sport organisation performance and revenue streams.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites This subject is only available to students enrolled in the sport management postgraduate programs LCSM or LGSM or LMMSM or the innovation and entrepreneurship postgraduate program LMMEI. Students outside of these programs may request enrolment via the Masters of Management (Sport Management) or Masters of Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) Course Coordinators, applications will be considered on merit.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop and evaluate innovative business processes to improve sport organisation performance

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

02. Identify and apply strategies to build sport capacity and increase recreational and competition player participation

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

03. Identify established and emerging revenue streams within the sport industry

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

04. Recognise barriers and drivers for volunteer participation, and develop effective mechanisms to support and manage volunteers within the sport industry

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. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2017, Week 42-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Enrolment information Collins St max class size Sport Management and Entrepreneur students only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 42 - 43
Four 8.0 hours seminar other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 42 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Study exercises - 4 x 750 word individual case study assignments.60 01, 02, 03, 04
Innovation Case Study - 3000 word individual case study.40 01, 02, 03, 04