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SPMT11-115: Sport Organisation, Governance and Policy


This subject provides an introduction to the organisational structures and governance models typically found in sport and sport services in Australia and overseas. Students will consider the relevance of good sport governance to formulating and achieving strategic goals, monitoring organisational performance and developing rules and policies for sporting organisations. Specific topics include effective decision making, leadership, ethical behaviour, transparency and accountability in sport, contrasted in domestic and international sport contexts.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
  • Health Sciences
  • Sport
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the common organisational structures and processes that constitute sport governance.
2. Interpret current issues associated with sport governance.
3. Evaluate the nature and the role of governance and policy making as it relates to product and service provision in sport.
4. Evaluate the linkages between governance, leadership and strategy in sport organisations.
5. Deliver a professional presentation summarising your organisational analysis using appropriate visual aids.
6. Articulate ideas, analysis, recommendations and other supporting information in a professional report written in a clear, concise style.

Enrolment requirements

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021