Leisure Management Practice III
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This course is only available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Science (Recreation and Tourism).
This course builds on Leisure Management Practice 1 and 2 and focuses upon the strategic processes that will enable students to position and promote themselves in contemporary leisure services labour market context. This course applies key principles associated with strategic planning and performance management that emphasises the importance of developing demonstrable capabilities relevant to particular career goals.
|Objectives||By the end of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of human resource management principles and practices as they relate to leisure service provision and, in particular, of issues relating to staff selection, staff organisation, and staff performance.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of organisational behaviour principles and practices as they relate to leisure service provision.
3. Understand the psychological, social, cultural and organisational factors that influence individuals as they seekt o secure and develop their careers in the leisure industries.
4. Demonstrate an ability to develop and write a theoretically grounded project proposal drawing upon a range of management principles and practices.
5. Produce a portfolio documenting their competencies in selected management practices.
|Content||The course seeks to develop an understanding of selected principles and practices associated with the management of leisure services. Topics include:
1. Labour force characteristics of the leisure industries.
2. Staff selection and recruitment.
3. Best practice management and bench-marking.
4. Leadership, management styles and staff motivation.
5. Developing a project proposal.
|Replacing Course(s)||This course and Leisure Management Practice II (LEIS224) replace the year-long 20 unit course LEIS206 (Leisure Management Practice). This course will have no impact on course offerings by other Schools/Faculties.|
|Transition||Students who have completed first semester of LEIS2060 will be required to complete LEIS335. Students who did not complete any of LEIS2060 will be required to complete LEIS2240 and LEIS3350.|
|Assumed Knowledge||LEIS2240 provides an important foundation for this course.|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term