MANAGING RISK AND LAW IN SPORT

LST5RLS

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the analysis of risks, the design of risk mitigation strategies, to be able to recognise the legal rights of sport stakeholders, and to critically analyse the role of the law in relation to sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites This subject is available only to students enrolled in LMMSM or LCSM. Students outside of these courses can apply directly to the subject coordinator for manual enrolment on request.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To be able to analyse risks and design effective mitigation strategies in sport management

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. To be able to differentiate between strategic options within commercial contract negotiation

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.
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,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. To be able to identify the legal rights of the athlete, participants and stakeholders, in particular in relation to discipline, discrimination, eligibility and selection, and drug use

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. To critically analyse the role of the law in maintaining the integrity of sport

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 25-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size30

Enrolment information Max class size at Collins St campus Available only to Master of Management (Sport Management) students - or nested courses (Grad Cert/Grad Dip)

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Dickson

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 25 - 26
Four 8.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Week 27"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case studies 1-3 (Three, 500 word, individual case study exercises, 15% each)Case study 1 will assess the Graduate capability of Creative problem solving. Case study 2 will assess the Graduate capability of Quantitative/Digital literacy. Case study 3 will assess the Graduate capability of Ethical behaviour.45 01, 02, 03, 04
Large case study (2500 words individual case study x 40%)This case study will assess the Graduate Capabilities of Writing, Critical thinking, Inquiry/Research, and Discipline specific knowledge.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Case study 4 (One case study & group presentation, 500 words equivalent per person)Case study 4 will assess the Graduate capabilities of Speaking and Teamwork.15 01, 02, 03, 04