SPORT GOVERNANCE AND STRATEGY

MGT3SGV

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be provided with a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to sport organisations operating at the community, state/provincial and national/professional levels. You will compare and contrast accepted practice and research evidence in regard to a range of governance principles and practices. Specific topics to be covered include: the difference between governance and management, governance models, governance roles and responsibilities, structures, processes, board leadership, board performance, board culture, managing governance change and future governance challenges.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesReview and recall relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance literature identifying and applying relevant theoretical not-for-profit governance theory

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesMGT2SPF AND MGT1ISM

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. Characterise and distinguish current governance and strategy issues including dual board leadership, external environmental pressures, enacting governance change, ethics, and future governance challenges
02. Identify and apply the core processes of sport governance and strategy, including meetings, strategy development, conformance monitoring, performance evaluation, board performance assessment, and CEO and board member recruitment
03. Appraise and critique the policy and regulatory environment and mechanisms that influence sport organisations through a written case study
04. Appraise the social and ethical considerations of governing and developing strategy in sport organisations through a written case study

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four, Individual, Case study exercises (equivalent 500 words each)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One, Individual, Organisation case study (2500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four, Individual, Case study exercises (equivalent 500 words each)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One, Individual, Organisation case study (2500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4