This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23
Department: Management and Marketing
Global Sport Business
||Not available in 2021/22
||N5K609J Marketing (commencing in January) (suspended for 21/22)
||N2P109J Management (commencing in January) (suspended for 21/22)
||N2P209J Management (Finance) (commencing in January) (suspended for 21/22)
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To provide students with a holistic appreciation of the global sport industry and its impact as a business.
- To provide students with the knowledge and critical understanding about the unique challenges faced by managers within global sport business.
- To develop a studentâ€™s skillset to allow them to make decisions and effectively manage and develop the sport industry.
- The module is structured around key contemporary issues and challenges faced by managers in private, public and voluntary sector sport.
- Global Sport Business in the 21st century â€“ development, focus and practice
- Strategic Management in Sport Business
- Global Sport Events and their impacts â€“ Legacy attainment
- Public Policy, equality and sport participation
- Global Sport Marketing â€“ consumer and fan behaviour
- Global Sport Brands â€“ strategy, governance and (un)ethical practices
- Leadership and Human Resource Management in Sport
- Sport business, media and the digital age
- By the end of the module, students should have advanced knowledge and critical appreciation of the challenges faced, and posed by organisations in the global sport industry. Whilst the module appreciates the development of the sport industry as a professional business sector, it also allows students to critically appraise managerial practice across a number of contemporary issues.
- Importantly, the module will critically evaluate sport business from all three sport sectors (private, public and voluntary) as well as exploring sport business practices from a managerial and sociological perspective.
- By the end of the module, students should be able to provide in depth analysis of the global sport business through critical thinking, active debate and academic writing.
- Students should be able to offer a contextual, coherent and supported argument to critically appraise global sport business in practice.
- Written communication
- Organising and time management
- Problem solving and analysis
- Presentation skills
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- Learning outcomes will be met through a combination of taught lectures, seminars, group work and discussion, supported by guided reading.
- The summative assessment of the module, by individual written assignment, is designed to test the depth and articulation of knowledge and critical understanding, and skills of application and interpretation within a management context.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Preparation and Reading
|Component: Written Assignment
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
|Individual written assignment
Group poster presentation on contemporary sport business / management issue. To develop written communication, planning, problem solving and analysis skills. The poster presentation will provide the students with the opportunity to develop critical analysis and presentation skills. Students will also be given the opportunity to receive individual feedback from the module leader in preparation for their summative assessment.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University