15 credits at level HE6
The aims of this module are to develop in the student;
1) An understanding of the key issues surrounding well managed community sports development projects
2) The ability to identify and evaluate effective ways to monitor projects
3) Evaluation of the key processes in evaluating projects
4) Evaluation and application of funding opportunities
Human resource principles and practice
Marketing and promotion principles and practice
Operational principles and practices
Quality processes and procedures
The learning outcomes of this module are characterised as the applied investigation and development of knowledge and understanding. The theoretical elements will be explored in class based workshops, lectures, seminars and tutorials.
There will be a considerable element of action based learning as students will be required to involve themselves with an appropriate project where they will investigate, practice and report on project management
The formal contact hours will be made up of the following;
Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, Presentations 12 * 1hour. Tutorials 4 *1 hour.
An additional 134 hours will be spent on independent study related to working practices. This will be managed by the module leader who will pro-actively encourage students to engage in learning activity through the course website and a routinised email communication system.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Critically investigate the key issues surrounding project management||
Assess and evaluate the process of project management
|2.||Evaluate sources of funding to appropriate projects||Critically reflect on sources of funding|
|3.||Critically reflect upon project management methods||Analyse the processes associated with project management|
|4.||Lead a workshop||Engage an audience with discursive material|
|5.||Complete an oral presentation to peers and tutor utilising appropriate technology||Successfully complete an oral presentation to peers and tutor utilising appropriate technology.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||3000 word report||Workshop Presentation|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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Davies, (1997) Managing for a change; how to run community development projects. ITP
Chelladurai, Packianathan. (1999) Human resource management in sport and recreation. Human Kinetics,
English Sports Council, (1998) Strategic planning for sport.
Frosdick, Steve. Walley, Lynne. Editor. (1999) Sport and safety management. Butterworth-Heinemann,
Gooding, Andy. (1999) 101 ways to succeed in sports development. ILAM,
Social Exclusion Unit. (2000) National strategy for neighbourhood renewal; a framework for consultation. Cabinet Office
Sport England, (1999). The business of sports development: advanced home study pack and workshop resource
Sport England (2001) Performance measurement for the development of sport - a good practice guide for local authorities. Main report
Veal, A.J. (1997) Research methods for leisure and tourism: a practical guide. Pitman,
Watt D. (1999) A Handbook for Sport Management. Longman
|Host Subject Group:||Sport, Leisure and Tourism|
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