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SPEX314 Advanced Sport Management

A critical examination of selected principles of management in New Zealand sport development.

Paper title Advanced Sport Management
Paper code SPEX314
Subject Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $988.95
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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SPEX 209
PHSE 340, PHSE 430
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Commerce, Science

Associate Professor Sally Shaw (

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Sally Shaw

Teaching Arrangements

Lecture-based format.


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, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research.
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Learning Outcomes

On completing the paper students will have had the opportunity to:

  • Examine current research and utilise it to investigate contemporary sport management practices
  • Consider how current social issues such as diversity, modernisation, volunteer retention, and environmental concerns are important to sport managers
  • Develop basic research skills, particularly in literature reviews and using secondary data sources
  • Analyse life and work-based experiences to inform knowledge and challenge taken for granted assumptions about sport management

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 15:00-15:50 32, 37, 39
A2 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 32, 37, 39
A3 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 32, 37, 39
A4 Thursday 15:00-15:50 32, 37, 39