MANAGING RISK AND LAW IN SPORT

LST5RLS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines the identification and mitigation of corporate risk, the legal rights of sport stakeholders, and threats to sport integrity. Specific topics include regulation of sport, doping, match-fixing, corruption, conflicts of interest, athlete misbehaviour, athlete selection, defamation, discrimination and human rights (including freedom of speech and freedom religion), occupational health and safety (including player welfare and safety), member protection, intellectual property and ambush marketing, domestic tribunals and natural justice, negligence, and restraint of trade.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesFormal presentations, guest lectures, case studies, small group problem solving activities.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse risks and design effective mitigation strategies in sport management
02. Identify legal rights of sport stakeholders
03. Critically analyse the role of the law in maintaining the integrity of sport

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 27 - 28
Four 8.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
Week 27

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

An individual assignment - 1200 words Literacies and Communication Skills Inquiry and Analytical Skills Discipline-specific Knowledge and Skills

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

An individual essay - 2000 words Literacies and Communication Skills Inquiry and Analytical Skills Discipline-specific Knowledge and Skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Case study - 2000 words Literacies and Communication Skills Inquiry and Analytical Skills Discipline-specific Knowledge and Skills

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3