The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

LEIS2000

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course examines operational practices and issues associated with the development and delivery of sports services. The course considers challenges faced by sports managers in a range of organisational contexts and the core principles, processes and practices needed to address those challenges. The course investigates current management issues for sporting organisations employing concepts and theories from management studies and organisational psychology.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): BUSN2050. Students who have successfully completed BUSN2050 are not eligible to enrol in LEIS2000.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Explain key issues in the development of sports management operations in non-profit and professional sporting organisations

2. Evaluate operational planning processes and practices in sporting organisations

3. Explain the relationship between Human Resource Management practices and organisational cultures in sports service contexts

4. Produce a performance evaluation framework for sports services


Content

The topics in this course include the following:

  1. Non-profit sports organisations and association
  2. Sports and commercial enterprises
  3. Operations planning
  4. Human Resource issues in sports
  5. Sports and organisational culture
  6. Operational performance evaluation

Requisite

This course replaces BUSN2050. If you have successfully completed BUSN2050, you cannot enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

LEIS2000Sports Operations ManagementThis course examines operational practices and issues associated with the development and delivery of sports services. The course considers challenges faced by sports managers in a range of organisational contexts and the core principles, processes and practices needed to address those challenges. The course investigates current management issues for sporting organisations employing concepts and theories from management studies and organisational psychology.FBUSLFaculty of Business and Law344Newcastle Business School1020005940Semester 1 - 2019NCLE_CITYNewcastle City Precinct201920 units of 1000 Level courses.The topics in this course include the following:Non-profit sports organisations and association Sports and commercial enterprisesOperations planningHuman Resource issues in sportsSports and organisational cultureOperational performance evaluation YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Explain key issues in the development of sports management operations in non-profit and professional sporting organisations2Evaluate operational planning processes and practices in sporting organisations3Explain the relationship between Human Resource Management practices and organisational cultures in sports service contexts4Produce a performance evaluation framework for sports servicesThis course replaces the following course(s): BUSN2050. Students who have successfully completed BUSN2050 are not eligible to enrol in LEIS2000. This course replaces BUSN2050. If you have successfully completed BUSN2050, you cannot enrol in this course.Professional Task: Briefing PaperProposal / Plan: Group Proposal/PlanFormal Examination: Formal Examination Newcastle City PrecinctIntegrated Learning SessionFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0Students will be expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning via online preparation, lectures, interactive workshops, tutorials, discussion groups or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.


Assessment items

Professional Task: Briefing Paper

Proposal / Plan: Group Proposal/Plan

Formal Examination: Formal Examination


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students will be expected to complete 4 hours of guided learning via online preparation, lectures, interactive workshops, tutorials, discussion groups or self-directed learning and an additional 6 hours of independent study per week.