SSEH5678 Sport and Recreation Management

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2AlbanyFace to face
Students acquire knowledge and understanding related to unique aspects of sport organisation management, including but not limited to—strategic management; organisational structure; human resource management; leadership; negotiation; and work motivation. They acquire an appreciation of the global impact of sport and are exposed to specifically three sectors: public, professional and non-profit.
Students are able to (1) deliver a business plan; (2) write a publishable paper; (3) deliver a presentation; (4) develop a team report; and (5) demonstrate knowledge in sport and recreation management.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) business plan; (2) individual paper; and (3) group external visit preparation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Ben Jackson
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Exercise Science (52510)
the Master of Ecotourism (coursework) (73510)
the Master of Health Science (coursework) (71540)
the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390)
the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
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