MMS708 - Sport Workforce Planning


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Intensive 10: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in M709 - Executive Master of Sport Business

MMS705 and MMS707

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Typically 100 hours of learning and assessment activities per Deakin credit point

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including online content for each topic which is available as scheduled by the Unit Chair. 


This unit will be delivered over 5 weeks during Intensive Period 10

Dates: Monday 18 October - Friday 19 November 2021


This unit provides students with the opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge applicable to the process of strategic workforce planning for sport organisations.  Key elements of human resource management and planning will be considered, as well as key aspects of understanding volunteering as a leisure choice.  The ability to plan for a variable workforce for events and understanding issues of contracting out work that is core business will be explored. Students will examine strategic workforce planning frameworks and students will critically analyse their applicability to the sport industry demonstrating the nuances and complexities of the sport workforce. It will include case study investigation of national and international sport organisations with a focus on strategic workforce planning, leadership and culture in relation to planning for work in sport organisations.

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