Catalogue 2020 - 2021

SPMN 633 Compliance and Governance of Sport and Athletic Organizations


3 cr.


Graduate Standing

Course Description

This course will examine the various sport governing and regulatory agencies that influence the sport organizations. The course will focus on identifying and examining laws, rules and regulations of each sport’s governing body as well as current issues and future trends for each governing agency. Governance of intercollegiate and scholastic athletics and professional sport, including legislation and bylaws associated with the NCAA, governing bodies and Commissioner’s Office will be emphasized. The course will also examine the compliance function within the sport organization. The connection between external and internal governance and policy will be examined within the context of organizational leadership and operations.