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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Develops theoretical and applied knowledge of relationships between sport, tourism and events along with a critical understanding of contemporary sport events. Through a stakeholder lens students critique sport event impacts to inform ethical and socially responsible sport event management practices.

Unit content

 

Topic 1: Sport, tourism, and events

Topic 2: Sport event stakeholders

Topic 3: Sport event spaces

Topic 4: Sport event participants

Topic 5: Sport event impacts and legacies

Topic 6: Business ethics and corporate social responsibility in sport events

Topic 7: Entrepreneurialism in sport event design

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Identify the full range of stakeholder groups linked to sport events across diverse contexts
2 Critically discuss impacts (positive and negative) that sport events have on a diverse range of stakeholder groups
3 Integrate theories of business ethics and corporate social responsibility into the design of sport events
4 Examine contemporary trends pertaining to sport event participation to formulate entrepreneurial sport event designs

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Identify the full range of stakeholder groups linked to sport events across diverse contexts
    • GA4:
  2. Critically discuss impacts (positive and negative) that sport events have on a diverse range of stakeholder groups
    • GA3:
  3. Integrate theories of business ethics and corporate social responsibility into the design of sport events
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  4. Examine contemporary trends pertaining to sport event participation to formulate entrepreneurial sport event designs
    • GA2: