SPMG 4123 - Sport Facility Management, 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): SPMG 1123 with D or better
This course investigates the elements, issues, and problems that shape the planning and management of sport facilities and events. Similarities and differences of facility types, reasons for development, terminology, types of events held, service contracts, financial operations, marketing and economic impacts are some of the issues covered. Building revenues from the sport facility, even services, and financing sources are all critical to the successful management of the multi-million dollar facilities that house today's major sport events. Course content will include lectures, guest speakers, and group discussions.