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EDPE 241 – Sports Management

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Examination and analysis of contemporary issues and trends in physical education and athletics not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in physical education and related areas.

Section Description: • Through an exploration of text, guest speakers and experiential learning students will be able to articulate basic principles of sports management including the role of the sports manager, identifying leadership styles, and recognizing basic sports management fundamentals and theories • Students will be able to identify career opportunities in sports management including the development, particular tasks, and the career path of those opportunities • Students will demonstrate an understanding of Risk Management and Sports Law through effective research methods and writing skills • Students will construct a Sports marketing and promotions packet through effective research methods, collaboration, and experiential learning • Students will create a mock sports organization demonstrating an understanding of all facets of sports management, organizational management, and leadership styles

CRN: 94459

Section: Z17

Enrolled/Seats: 10/25

Days Time Location
R 16:00 - 18:45 LAFAYETTE HALL L111

Instructor(s): Leon H. Lifschutz

Meeting Dates: 29 Aug 2011 - 07 Dec 2011