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ESSC12006 - Applied Exercise and Sport Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit builds on content from previous semesters and will introduce the student to the Australian sports industry based on management models applicable to the sport domain. The structures of sport delivery systems are explained and analysed as well as the implications of organisational behaviour, financial management, risk management, the law and ethical principles. Students will evaluate the management of relevant human relations issues pertaining to volunteers, umpires, officials and athletes.

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

ESSC12002 Exercise and Sport Management

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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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Mixed Mode

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 60%
2. Practical Assessment 40%

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

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Previous Feedback

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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 enjoyed the online formative peer-assessment workshops and found the associated learning resources and the feedback helped them develop the necessary skills to write their end of term sport event business plan.
Recommendation
The online formative peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
The online formative peer-assessment workshops continued.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students enjoyed the work placements that helped them put theory into practice as well as appreciate the intricacies of the sport industry.
Recommendation
The student work placements will continue.
Action Taken
The student work placements continued.
Source: Unit evaluation and e-mail
Feedback
Some students found it difficult to find appropriate work placement sites to nominate through the SONIA system when the term started.
Recommendation
The students will be sent their work placement nomination forms by e-mail before the term commences to enable more timely organisation of their work placements.
Action Taken
The students were sent their work placement nomination forms by e-mail before the term commenced to enable more timely organisation of their work placements.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students enjoyed the online formative peer-assessment workshops and found them helpful in achieving learning outcomes.
Recommendation
Online formative peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation Work placement evaluation
Feedback
Students enjoyed the work integrated learning and valued the insight it provided into the operations and organisation of a sport event at a real business.
Recommendation
Work integrated learning will continue.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Students requested exemplars of the new sport event business plan proposal template to better understand the requirements of the written assessment task.
Recommendation
Exemplars of the new sport event business plan proposal template for each performance level will be provided on the unit Moodle website.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the stakeholder objectives that are necessary to succeed in current sport event marketplace.
  2. Apply principles of project management in the organisation of sport events.
  3. Use risk management procedures in the planning of successful sport events.
  4. Apply the code of professional conduct and ethical practice, laws and regulations pertinent to organisation and management of sport events.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
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
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment