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MMS100 - Sport Organisation

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

(Normally available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), BCom majoring in Sport Management (continuing students only),  the Dean's Scholars Program and the Bachelor of Sport Development only)

Unit chair:

K Wehner

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This is an introductory unit that aims to allow students to examine the structure of the Australian sports system. Students will be encouraged to review past trends that have shaped the sports system, gain an understanding of the current status of agencies and organisations nationally and internationally, and to draw upon this information to explore future directions in the organisation and governance of sport. Emphasis is also placed on conducting internal analyses of a variety of agencies and organisations, with a specific reference to employment in the sport industry plus, an analysis of the skills utilised by the sport manager.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 3000 words 30%, Written Assignment 2 (Group/Max 3 Students) 2000 words 20%, Examination 2 hours 50%

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