This unit is part of a set of two units offering a two week study abroad experience in Madrid, Spain which "lifts and shifts" the classroom from the VU home campus to Real Madrid and includes guest speakers. The cost is included in the unit fees and covers standard airfare, accommodation and a meal plan. Students wishing to upgrade or deviate from the set plan are responsible for the additional costs. Mid-year enrolments are not eligible to do the study tour in their first semester.
|1.||Critically review conceptual and theoretical frameworks of strategic planning, operational management, service delivery, performance evaluation with advanced specialist knowledge and managerial expertise within sport facility and event management;|
|2.||Conceptualise and contextualise theory, technical knowledge and skills in diverse contexts that underpin the effective management of sport facilities and events;|
|3.||Analyse information with clarity and judgement in order to both anticipate and creatively solve problems related to the management of sport facilities and events; and|
|4.||Adapt knowledge and managerial skills to make decisions that provide inclusive, sustainable, and culturally relevant sport facility and event services.|
|Other||Weekly discussion board contributions.||25%|
|Portfolio||Journal of Study Abroad experience.||40%|
|Report||Facility / Event Project Report||35%|
Sport facility operations management: A global perspective (2nd Edition)
Schwarz, E. C., Hall, S. A., and Shibli, S. (2015)
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