Undergraduate Course: Sport and Recreation: Performance Indicators, Measurement and Management 4B (SPRT10038)
|School||Moray House School of Education and Sport
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will examine changing nature of sport management and the increasing emphasis on management by objectives and benchmarking. It will consider the consequences of such changes for the management of sport and recreation services. Approaches to the definition and measurement of organisational performance will be considered and an in depth examination of performance measurement tools and their application to the sport and recreation context will be undertaken.
Students will examine the following topics:
Performance indicators used in sport and recreation organisations across all sectors.
Contemporary issues in the development of sport organisations
Leadership , equity and governance
Human resource management issues,
Performance related pay and rewards
Equal opportunities linked to training, personal development and staff appraisal. Organisational development and a managing change
The context of modern sport and the changing policy context in which sport and recreation services are delivered.
Implications for performance management in all sectors e.g funding, prioritisation
Key partnerships with other stakeholders
Students will be expected to demonstrate:
1. A knowledge of the scope, defining features, and main areas of sport and recreation management
2.Specialist knowledge in some areas, i.e. human resource management, organisation behaviour and organisation theory
3.A discerning understanding of a defined range of core theories, concepts, principles and terminology.
4. Awareness and understanding of some major contemporary current issues in sport management
5. Understanding of research and equivalent scholarly/academic processes in sport management
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Strategic Sport and Recreation Management 3 (SPRT10035)
||Other requirements|| Students must be enrolled on BSc Sport and Recreation Management Programme UTSPRMG
|Additional Costs|| None.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, 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)
50% Individual Presentation
50% 2000 word essay - theoretical application to a case study
||Individual written feedback on presentation
General feedback on presentations to seminar groups
General Feedback on summative essay
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the changing policy context in which sport and recreation services are delivered and the implications for perfomance management; - discuss the issues and actions underpinning the shift from objective-led management to management by objectives; - critically evaluate the concepts of inputs, outputs, service outcomes, intermediate and strategic outcomes; - evaluate specified performance measurement tools and various initiatives in the context of the sport and recreation management policy framework.
- Critically analyse the issues and actions underpinning the shift from objective-led management to management by objectives
- Citically evaluate the concepts of inputs, outputs, service outcomes, intermediate and strategic outcomes;
- Evaluate specified performance measurement tools and various initiatives in the context of the sport and recreation management policy framework.
- Analyse human resource management issues, staff appraisals, performance related pay systems and managing diversity in sport organisations.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||1. Analytical and conceptual understanding
2. Ability to carry out independent research
3. Critical evaluation of published research
4. Develop presentation written and oral skills
5. Use of a variety of sources in gathering research information and exercise critical judgement in selecting and evaluating sources of 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. Identify, define and assess complex issues
||Outside students interested in taking this course should contact the course organiser before enrolling on it.
|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||Ms Shannon Payne
Tel: (0131 6)51 1196