Analyses the key factors essential to the successful management of sporting facilities. It enables students to interpret the economic and social changes in modern society that have resulted in an increased demand for sporting opportunities and related facilities. The unit also provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan and design a sporting facility based on the needs of the sporting organisation.
- Current trends and issues in ownership structures
- Key management aspects in the conduct of sporting facilities including financial management, marketing and asset management
- The planning, design and construction process of sporting facilities
- Implementation of management and operational strategies
- The development of facility management plans
- Legal and ethical issues within facility operations and management
- Environmental awareness and issues involved in the provision of international sporting facilities
- Risk and the management of sporting facilities
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||Critically analyse the key aspects involved in the management of sporting facilities in the international sporting environment||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Evaluate the importance of facility design and how design relates to the successful long-term operations of the facility||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Discuss the key financial and marketing issues involved in managing international sporting facilities||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Demonstrate skills in feasibility analysis and risk management in relation to the facility needs of the sporting organisation||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Demonstrate the legal and ethical challenges that face managers of sporting facilities||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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