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SPMT71-120: Managing Sustainable Sport Events and Venues


This subject will explore current and future issues around sustainable sport event and facility management. The subject uses the concept of sustainability to explore key contemporary issues such as: Types of sports venues, construction and refurbishment, venue design, event delivery, stakeholder management, event and venue marketing, and venue management. Each topic will include a balance between the establishment of a theoretical base, and the investigation of practical case studies. The subject mixes workshop units and debates in a thought-provoking format. At the culmination, students will have gained an understanding of the intricacies of developing, marketing and operating sport events and venues; and a greater knowledge of the role of sustainability in the management and governance of Australian and International sport business.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [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. Demonstrate an understanding of the sport event and facility management environment and the stakeholders involved
2. Demonstrate an understand the issues associated with the management of sport events and the facilities they utilise
3. Apply knowledge and understanding to resolve identified issues in the sport event and facility management environment
4. Critically discuss the economic, social and environmental factors impacting the sport event and facility environment and the management of those issues



Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018