ESSC12002 - Exercise and Sport Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills involved in the organisation and management of exercise and sport organisations in an era of constant change and globalization. The learning tasks will help you develop your entrepreneurship, communication and social marketing skills through the development of a sport business plan that you will pitch at an online live presentation.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisite: 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 No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2019

Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Cairns
Mackay
Online
Rockhampton

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. Written Assessment 50%
2. Group Work 20%
3. Presentation 30%

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 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.1 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 40.48% 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: Moodle
Feedback
Students want to see example business plans for each grade level to help with their sport business plan assessment task.
Recommendation
Examples of previous anonymous business plans representing different grade levels will be provided to the students on the unit Moodle website.
Action Taken
Examples of previous anonymous business plans representing different grade levels were provided to the students on the unit Moodle website.
Source: Moodle
Feedback
Students enjoyed the peer-assessment online workshops and appreciated how these helped them to receive and give constructive feedback on their assignments.
Recommendation
The online peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
The online peer-assessment workshops continued.
Source: Unit evalution
Feedback
Students believed they would benefit from a textbook for this unit to read and learn more about sport management theory.
Recommendation
A supplementary textbook will be suggested to the students to support their existing online learning resources on Moodle.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students enjoyed the online sport business pitch presentation as they were able to engage with other online students as well as utilise the feedback for their final written sport business plan assessment task.
Recommendation
The online sport business pitch presentation will continue.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students wanted more clarity around the attendance requirement during their online sport business pitch presentation sessions.
Recommendation
The attendance requirement during the online sport business pitch presentation sessions will be embedded on the assessment criteria.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

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

  1. Adapt principles of strategic management in an authentic business context in the sport or fitness industry.
  2. Analyse the application of management principles, code of ethics and risk management within exercise and sport organisations.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to apply evidence based reasoning to meet demand in the sport or fitness industry.

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