SPORT POLICY

MGT2SPF

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will explore the theory and practice of national and state sport policy with regard to its impact on national and state sport organisations. You will learn how government policies influence the delivery of elite sport programs, drug control in sport, the management of national sport organisations, and participation in sport. You will also develop the capacity to critique a range of other sport-related policies in the areas of sport broadcasting, gambling, health and other government policy initiatives that affect sport organisations.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsTHS1SPF OR THS3SPF

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Interpret data to inform quantitative analysis of policy problems facing a sport organisation.
02. Recall major government policy decisions from the 1930s to the present, and as they relate to particular ideologies, political parties and periods of political and economic development in Australia's history.
03. Analyse a sport organisation policy (using a given framework of analysis), working together in a team to develop clear and succinct analysis of a sport organisation policy and its impact on the organisation.
04. Analyse government sport policy (using a given framework of analysis)
05. Recognise the relationships between key stakeholders as they apply to the Australian sport industry.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Clune

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hours of online learning and assessment activities before class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment, 4 x 250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
Group analysis of sport organisation policy (see details in assessment comments) Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: Written report [500-words per student]N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
Government sport policy analysis (individual assessment, 2500 words) 7 x government sport policies. Summative assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hours of online learning and assessment activities before class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment, 4 x 250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
Group analysis of sport organisation policy (see details in assessment comments) Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: Written report [500-words per student]N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
Government sport policy analysis (individual assessment, 2500 words) 7 x government sport policies. Summative assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hours of online learning and assessment activities before class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online quizzes (individual assessment, 4 x 250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
Group analysis of sport organisation policy (see details in assessment comments) Group analysis of a sport organisation policy (Part A: 10-minute presentation + Part B: Written report [500-words per student]N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3
Government sport policy analysis (individual assessment, 2500 words) 7 x government sport policies. Summative assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4, SILO5