Facts about the course

Study points:
7.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Solveig Straume
Lecture Semester:
Autumn
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

IDR806 Contemporary Issues in Sport Management (Autumn 2018)

About the course

The seminars intend to take students to a deeper level of understanding of contemporary sport issues, some of which are highly exposed. This does not mean that the course follows the agenda of the media on a day-to-day basis, rather that experts introduce them to diverse scientific perspectives on managing contemporary sport issues. Topics might typically include the following contemporary issues in sport management:

  • The governance of European and Scandinavian sport
  • The role of sports organizations and regulators
  • Models of player and talent development
  • Player contract negotiations and player logistics
  • The ethics of managing modern sport
  • Treatment of compensation, punishment, harassment, doping issues etc., including the legal perspective;
  • Psychological organizational effects of winning and losing;
  • Corporate social responsibility and community relations of professional sport clubs.

The topics and lecturers of the seminars will be available before the term.

3 seminars (2,5 ECTS each) :

IDR806-001 Managing Sport through Sosial Media
IDR806-002 CSR Seminar
IDR806-003 Finance skills Business Desisions in Sport

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

Knowledge

At completion of the course it is expected that students are able to¿:

  • Explain specific themes and problem areas within contemporary issues in sport management.
  • Explain how knowledge about the contemporary issue can be applied in sport institutions.

 

Skills

Students are expected to be able to apply insights from contemporary issues in sport management to critically consider alternative ways to manage sport institutions

 

General competencies

Students are expected to be able to use knowledge from the course to evaluate and discuss how insights from contemporary issues in sport management can be used to develop modern sport institutions.

Forms of teaching and learning

3 seminars (2,5 ECTS each) given by experts, which may be invited guest lectures. Duration 1 week with lectures and group work (15 student contact hours) plus individual work.

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Attendance for teaching
  • Courseworks given:
  • Courseworks required:
  • Presence: Required
  • Comment: Attendance to all seminars is compulsory

Examination

  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 40%
  • Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material
  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 60%
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Grouping: Group
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Syllabus

Depending on the specific seminar. About 300-600 pages per seminar. Reading list, literature and program for the specific seminar will be given ahead of each seminar.

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Apr. 24, 2019 3:30:29 PM