Catalogue 2014 - 2015

SPMN 420 International Sport Management

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

SPMN 250 or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This course provides students with an in depth look at the diverse and expanding professional practice of sport management in an international context. Students will explore international sport from historical, cultural, political, and business perspectives. Emphasis is given to an examination of the Olympic movement as well as to the globalization of professional sport. Current issues related to the management of international sport organizations are examined. Opportunities for employment in international sport organizations are also identified.