SPORT LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

MGT5SLB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop your skills as a leader in the sport industry. You will be introduced to the key leadership and governance trends and issues impacting local, regional, national and international sport organisations. You will utilise relevant theories and concepts to critically examine current practices.  



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SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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 Master of Management (Sport Management) course coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically examine the contribution of leadership to effective sport organisations

Activities:
The leadership content will be delivered using case studies, lectures, small group activities, and guest lectures from industry leaders.
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. Analyse the systemic governance of sport and the role of the board in managing external relations

Activities:
The systemic governance content will be delivered using case studies, lectures, small group activities, and guest lectures from industry leaders.
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. Critically examine the applications of corporate governance best practices to sport organisations

Activities:
The corporate governance content will be delivered using case studies, lectures, small group activities, and guest lectures from industry leaders.
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, 2019, Week 12-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Enrolment information Collins St class size maximum Available only to Master of Management (Sport Management) students [included nested degree programs]

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 12 - 13
Two 8.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
4 x 750 word exercises (15% each)60 01, 02, 03
Case study, individual, 3000 words40 01, 02, 03