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ESSC12002 - Exercise and Sport Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience involved in the planning and development of sport organisations. Students will gain experience with personal, corporate, community and commercial health and fitness organisations. Students will be presented with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the preparation of development plans, policy documents, public relations and fundraising in the context of sports organisations.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 4
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites ESSC11003 Skill Acquisition and Movement

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School Compulsory Residential School
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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2010

Term 1 - 2017 Profile
Mixed Mode
Mackay
Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2018 Profile
Mixed Mode
Mackay
Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Cairns
Mackay
Online
Rockhampton
Term 1 - 2020 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical and Written Assessment 50%
2. Presentation 50%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 53.85% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students valued the ability to interact with other students and be able to compare work and ideas through the online peer-assessment workshops.
Recommendation
The online peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
The online peer-assessment workshops were continued.
Source: Self-reflection
Feedback
Some students found the social innovation aspect of the sport business pitch challenging.
Recommendation
More examples of socially innovative business ideas relevant to the professional context of the students will be provided on the unit Moodle website.
Action Taken
Example sport business plan and ideas were provided on the unit Moodle site.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students felt some of the weekly lectures were not directly related to the assessment tasks.
Recommendation
Lecture content will be reviewed to ensure its relevance to the assessment tasks and learning outcomes.
Action Taken
All lectures were revised and updated with fresh content.
Source: Unit evaluation.
Feedback
Students thought the online peer-assessment workshops were an effective way of learning concepts.
Recommendation
The online peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation, verbal feedback.
Feedback
Students found the animated and short online lecture series brilliant, efficient, engaging and informative that showed enthusiasm and passion of the unit coordinator for the subject.
Recommendation
Online short lecture style and delivery method will continue.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: E-mail communication.
Feedback
Some students found navigating through the submission process of the online workshops difficult due to the different structure of the workshops compared to traditional assessment tasks on Moodle.
Recommendation
Learning and teaching services will be consulted to develop a video that shows how the workshop submission process works from the lens of a student.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate integrated knowledge in the development of organisational structures and interorganisational networks
  2. Describe the different needs and objectives of personal, corporate, community, and commercial health and fitness programs
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of sport management in an authentic business context

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Practical and Written Assessment
2 - Presentation
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Communication
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Practical and Written Assessment
2 - Presentation