Introduces the fundamental principles and practices of management and administration including planning, organising, leadership and control in the context of sport and fitness organisations. Also develops an awareness of the roles and broad range of skills required of managers in such organisations.
Topic 1. Introduction to sport management
Topic 2. The sport, recreation and fitness industry or The surfing industry
Topic 3. Ethics in sport management
Topic 4. Strategic planning
Topic 5. Decision-making
Topic 6. Organising and delegating
Topic 7. Communicating effectively
Topic 8. Managing human resources (including volunteers)
Topic 9. Motivating employee performance
Topic 10. Leading
Topic 11. Performance management
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Explain the importance of planning, leading, organising and controlling in terms of the management of sport, recreation and fitness organisations.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate knowledge of the basic skills and processes of administration and management.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||Discuss the main components of human resources management and its application in sport, recreation and fitness organisations.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||Identify major considerations involved in planning and managing facilities, events and programs.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Describe the scope, significance and unique features of the sport, recreation and fitness industry or the surfing industry.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||Discuss ethical considerations relating to the management of sport, recreation and fitness organisations and programs.||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
- Lussier, RN & Kimball, DC, 2014, Applied Sport Management Principles, 2nd edn, Human Kinetics, Champaign IL.
Teaching and assessment
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