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SPMT71-121: Managing High Performance Sport


Managing High Performance Sport will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the management of elite sport programs, athletes and teams. The subject will examine International and Australian high performance sport systems, with emphasis on government investment, funding, performance outcomes, international sporting events and performance evaluation. The subject will address the social, financial and political difficulties facing high performance athletes and examine strategies to maximise success and minimise drop out including support networks. The students will critically analyse current case studies and apply knowledge and skills in the assessment of issues arising in high performance sport.

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. Demonstrate an understanding of the high-performance sport environment and the stakeholders involved
2. Critically analyse the high performance sport environment through case studies and discussion
3. Systematically review, assess, analyse and change systems, structures and processes in critical program areas to enhance the high-performance program of a sporting organisation.
4. Apply knowledge and understanding to resolve identified issues in the high performance sport environment
5. Critically discuss the factors impacting the high performance sport environment and the global concerns surrounding elite sport.



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