Module Overview

Contemporary Sports Management 2

The main aims of this module are to provied students with; 1.An appreciation of the issues faced by sport businesses and organisations in today’s complex and dynamic business environment. 2.A solid understanding of the specific challenges faced by managers in the key functional areas of contemporary sport businesses and organisations. 3.A comprehensive appreciation of the principles, techniques and knowledge required to successfully manage sports business enterprises and sport organisations and the functional units that make up and contribute to such enterprises and organisations. 4.Demonstrated professional skills appropriate to the level of study.

Module Code

SMCO H1032

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Sport Management - Planning

Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making, Strategic and Operational Planning, Strategic Process, Analysis of the Environment, Setting of Objectives, Corporate-level, Strategic Business Unit-level and Functional-level strategy

Sport Management - Organisation

The Organising Function, Authority, Organisational Design, Job Design, Delegating, Managing Change, Innovation, Quality and the Learning Organisation, Diversity, Organisational Development

Sport Management - Leading

Organisational Behaviour, Power, Politics, Managing Conflict, Negotiation, Collaboration, Stress, Importance of Teamwork to Performance, Team Development, Leadership Styles, Behaviour of Effective Leaders, Leadership Models, Organisational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Motivation and Performance

Sport Management - Controlling

Quality and Control Systems, Control Process, Frequency of Controls, Financial Controls, Human Controls, Marketing Controls, Scheduling Tools, Time Management

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Formal Examination70
Other Assessment(s)30