An examination of selected principles of management and public administration considered important to New Zealand sport organisations.
PHSE 540 aims to develop students' understanding of issues and concepts relating to the strategic delivery and management of sport recreation in Aotearoa/New Zealand and in its international context.
|Paper title||Sport Management and Strategy|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,590.98|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,357.07|
- Pre or Corequisite
- PHSE 339
- PHSE 340
- Limited to
- BPhEd(Hons), PGDipOE, PGDipPE, MDanceSt, MPhEd
- PHSE 540 is suitable for Honours and postgraduate students in the area of sport management.
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences' website
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Dr Sally Shaw
- Paper Structure
- The paper covers an introduction to sport management and strategy in Aotearoa/NZ. Topics such as strategic planning, crisis management, partnerships and funding may be addressed.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lecture-based format.
Group work is a key feature of this paper.
Students enrolled in PHSE 540 will be assessed at a level suitable for postgraduate work.
- There is no compulsory text book. A reading list will be provided, which details the book chapter or research articles that complement each lecture. These readings will be available online.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Teamwork, Communication.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will have the opportunity to:
- Develop research skills in sport management
- Learn about development of management practices and strategies in sport organisations in NZ and overseas
- Use current research to analyse and make informed comment on strategy and management practices through the synthesis of theory and practice
- Consider how current social issues such as the global credit crunch and environmental concerns are important to sport managers
- Develop basic research skills, particularly in literature searches and interviewing techniques
- Develop relationship building skills by working in groups