SPORT MANAGEMENT

MGT1ISM

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be provided with a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of core sport management principles, including strategic sport management, organisational structures, human resource management, leadership, organisational cultures, governance and performance management. Each principle and its application is contextualised within a discussion of the role of the state, non-profit management and professional sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKirsty Forsdike

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport Management: Principles and ApplicationsPrescribedHoye, R., Smith, A., Nicholson, M. & Stewart, B. (2017)5TH. EDN. ROUTLEDGE, LONDON. 2015

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and classify the theoretical principles of management as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Quizzes or In-Class Assignments, Examination, Tutorial Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Assess the application of the principles of management within a variety of different sport organisations at the local, state and national level

Activities:
Case Study, Examination, Quizzes or In-Class Assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Apply the theoretical principles of management to a variety of scenarios and problems as they apply to sport organisations

Activities:
Case Study, Examination, Tutorial Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Classify sport organisations and their functions as they apply to the profit, non-profit and public sectors

Activities:
Examination, Quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size40

Enrolment information The subject is run as a one-week intensive and as such is run in a workshop format, which is unsuitable for more than 40 students. Enrolment accepted until quota is reached. Priority given to students enrolled in a course at the City Campus, then by order of application.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAshleigh-Jane Thompson

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 27 - 27
Five 8.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Three 1500-word case-study assignmentsStudents are required to complete and answer questions related to three case studies in the textbook.030 02, 03
One 2-hour examinationA 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period. This assessment will report on the Graduate Capability of Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills.040 01, 02, 03, 04
5 in-class assignments (1000 words equivalent)Students will be required to complete 5 in-class assignments, based on scenarios and case studies presented and discussed during class.030 01, 02

Carlton (CarltonCollegeSport), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirsty Forsdike

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 750 word case-study assignments (equivalent to 1500 words in total)Students are required to complete and answer questions related to two case studies in the textbook.30 02, 03
One 2-hour examination (2000 word equivalent)A 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly online quizzes (1000 words equivalent)An online quiz will be available through our Learning Management System (LMS) in Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (10 weeks in total). 30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKirsty Forsdike

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 750 word case-study assignments (equivalent to 1500 words in total)Students are required to complete and answer questions related to two case studies in the textbook.30 02, 03
One 2-hour examination (2000 word equivalent)A 2-hour examination will be scheduled in the formal examination period.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly online quizzes (1000 words equivalent)An online quiz will be available through our Learning Management System (LMS) in Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (10 weeks in total). 30 01, 02