2021 unit information
(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)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Burwood: 1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
Waurn Ponds: 1 x 1.5 hour recorded class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
1 x 1.5 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar
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.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
To construct working definitions of sport and their implications for sport management.
To develop an appreciation of the precursors of contemporary sport and sport organisations.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO8: Global citizenship
To identify the governance, management and policy practices of sport organisations.
To articulate social, cultural, ethical and global issues impacting upon sport and sport organisations.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMS100 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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