High Performance Athlete Management PG (9604.2)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MS Catherine ORDWAY (Ph: +61 2 62012516 ) ONLINE 2021 Semester 2 MS Catherine ORDWAY (Ph: +61 2 62012516 ) ONLINE
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This unit provides a systematic study of athlete management in sport organisations from multiple perspectives. Topics covered include: History of athlete management; roles of the player, the manager and the club; athlete career development; athlete retirement; commercial property; conflict; sponsorship; celebrity marketing; finance and negotiations; sponsorship and third party agreements; health and welfare; and scheduling. Each level of analysis includes a consideration of various national and international perspectives and those of the organisations, athletes and mangers within them.
The unit is highly interactive and is designed to provide participants with an understanding of key issues in athlete management and current research, theory, and practises in dealing with these issues. Through assigned readings, case studies, seminar presentations and discussion, participants will gain an appreciation of the various aspects of athlete management.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the broad body of knowledge inherent in the process of athlete management;
2. Explain key issues in athlete management;
3. Analyse complex case studies demonstrating a creative, innovative and ethical approach;
4. Have an appreciation of the relevance of athlete management as a career pathway; and
5. Be conversant in various areas of athlete management, such as, but not limited to, negotiations, sponsorship, third party deals, health and welfare.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
All Content is Delivered Online (ONLINE)
- Assessment #1: Athletes as “good citizens” v “role models”? (35% (in 2000 words (± 5%)) )
- Assessment #2: What does it mean to “thrive” and who is doing it well? (45% (3000 words (± 5%)) )
- Assessment #3: Current events relating to each module (20% )
- All Content is Delivered Online (ONLINE)
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2019
3 hours per week.