SPMG 1123 - Intro to Sports Management, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

This course is an investigation of the scope of the sport industry, which is a growing major business enterprise in the United States and in much of the world. The various functions of effective management, and the skills, attributes and roles required of the sport manager are discussed. Attention will be focused on how the managerial process relates to sport organizations and the products they provide. Students become acquainted with career opportunities in the sport management field. The course is designed to provide an overview of sports administration with an emphasis on management principles and career opportunities. Course content will include lectures, guest speakers, and group discussions.