Strategic Project Management for Sport and Events
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- 25 Oct 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate a well-developed knowledge of project management principles and approaches as they apply to sport and events;
- use a range of cognitive and communication skills to identify, evaluate and compare relevant information from a range of sources on current frameworks used in the practice of project management in order to demonstrate judgement and analytical skills in solving sometimes complex sport business-related problems;
- work independently and/or collaboratively to plan and execute tasks to enhance professional knowledge and skills; and
- demonstrate the ability to recognise, reflect on, and respond appropriately to a range of ethical, cultural or social issues influencing the practice of project management in the context of sport and events.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
Sport and event practitioners manage projects and need to harness a wide variety of resources to meet finite goals. These range from establishing sports teams and competitions, managing sporting events, developing and managing facilities, managing promotional campaigns and developing fitness programs. The project management approach applied in this unit provides a well-structured methodology that supports a system of management which is team based and blends various resources to achieve an outcome. Such an environment exists within the broad sports industry and more specifically within the management of events.
Online Tests: 10 x multiple choice at 4% each. 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Case Study: 4 x short answer questions. 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Formal Business Report: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Discussion Forum - Contribution: 500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Online Tests (40%)
- Case Study (20%)
- Formal Business Report (30%)
- Discussion Forum (10%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 04 Feb 22
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