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SPMT71-115: International Sport Business


The subject International Sport Business will determine and examine the various segments that constitute the international sport business industry. It will analyse the similarities and differences between industry sectors and critically evaluate the nature and the role of the sport industry as a product and service provider. In the process the theoretical underpinnings of sport industry practices and decision making will be determined and discerned This subject content focuses on the role and impact of, corporations and changing technologies on the development and provision of sport at both the elite and mass level; government involvement in sport; sport lobbying; multi-national sport organisations and the sporting goods industry, and the future of sport in terms of environmental, social and economic sustainability.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
  • Health Sciences
  • Sport
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890

Learning outcomes

1. Critically analyse the growing interaction between sport and business in the international arena
2. Synthesise current knowledge, research and experiences to formulate a global world view on sports business challenges and issues
3. Demonstrate research capability through an in-depth investigation of international sports business issues
4. Critically discuss the development of international mechanisms for the legal regulation of sport including issues as sport business related disputes and the commercial regulation of sport


No prior knowledge required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018