Undergraduate Course: Strategic Sport and Recreation Management 3 (SPRT10035)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Strategic sport planning will include consideration of the concepts of strategy and patterns of strategy development, using theoretical models of strategic planning. It will consider how strategies are developed and implemented in sport and recreation. Attention will be drawn to specific case studies and strategic appraisal in sport and recreation agencies will be undertaken.
Strategic management theories linked to practice.
The role and scope of strategic management in sport and recreation.
External and internal factors that impact on strategic analysis.
Planning in a range of sport organisations of different sizes in the private and public sectors.
Practical implementation of sport strategies in contemporary sport organisations
Political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal contexts of strategic sport management.
Business planning and entrepreneurship in sport.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Sport and Recreation: Operations Management 2A (SPRT08012)
Students MUST have passed:
||Other requirements|| Students must be enrolled on BSc Sport and Recreation Management programme UTSPRMG
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The course will be assessed by
25% An individual presentation on a business plan
75% 3 hour case study examination
||Group Feedback will be provided in seminar on assessment 1 and via LEARN
General class feedback on exam
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand key theories of strategic planning applied to sport and recreation
- Critically analyse the problems of formulating strategies for sport
- Appraise the management implications of strategic implementation
- Apply strategic planning to a range of case studies in various sport sectors
- Critically examine business planning in the context of contemporary sport organisations
|Beech, J. and Chadwick, S. eds (2013) 2nd ed. The Business of Sport Management Harlow: Pearson Education|
Lussier,R. and Kimball,D. (2009). 2nd ed. Applied Sport Management Skills Illinois: Human Kinetics.
Slack, T. and Parent, M.(2006) 2nd ed. Understanding Sport Organizations, Illinois: Human Kinetics.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||1. Analytical and conceptual understanding
2. Ability to carry out independent research
3. Critical evaluation of published research
4. Develop written and oral presentation skills
5. Use a variety of sources in gathering research information
6. Present or convey, formally and informally, information on topics
using a range of ICT applications to support and enhance work
7. Interpret, use and evaluate numerical and graphical data to support
and synthesise information from a variety of sources
8. Develop problem solving approaches to identify, define and assess issues
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||2 hour lecture
1 hour seminar
1 out of 2 tutorials
|Course organiser||Dr Davies Banda
Tel: (0131 6)51 6001
|Course secretary||Mrs Stephanie Scullion
Tel: (0131 6)651 6381