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SPMT13-700: Professional Experience Sport Management


This subject is designed to complement students’ program of study by introducing you to the dynamics of the sport management work environment. It includes both a practical and theoretical component designed to prepare you to transition into an exciting career in sport management. The practical component provides students with a structured and supervised 100-hour vocational experience providing the opportunity to experience first-hand the reality of the workplace situation. This experience will afford each student the opportunity to experience professional sport management environments while evaluating their own strengths and weaknesses to enhance work readiness. Each student will be required to develop specific placement objectives in consultation with the placement organisation and your academic supervisor. The theoretical component is designed to focus on skills essential for transferring and applying the information learnt throughout your degree. The in-class component equips students with tools to maximise the placement experience, achieve related outcomes, develop a flexible career strategy, and ultimately, develop the ability to communicate a professional brand to potential employers.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
  • Health Sciences
  • Sport
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

Learning outcomes

1. Investigate, plan and complete a professional experience placement within the sport management industry.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of professional practice and related graduate employment expectations within the sport management industry.
3. Critically analyse personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats relevant to graduate employment within the sport management industry.
4. Articulate knowledge, skills, and experience reflective of an exceptional ‘graduate employment’ candidate in an application for employment.

Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

Requires completion of 120 credit points prior to enrolment and approval from the Program Director.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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