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

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2018

Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Mixed Mode
Mackay
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Cairns
Mackay
Mixed Mode
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 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 Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 48.28% 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 enjoyed the online formative peer-assessment workshops and found them very helpful in achieving learning outcomes.
Recommendation
The online formative peer-assessment workshops will continue.
Action Taken
The online formative peer-assessment workshops continued.
Source: E-mails from students
Feedback
Students requested exemplary sport event business plans to better understand the requirements of the written assessment task.
Recommendation
Exemplary sport event business plans across a range of grade levels will be provided on the Moodle unit website.
Action Taken
Exemplary sport event business plans across a range of grade levels were provided on the Moodle unit website.
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
Nil.
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
Nil.
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
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