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.||Evaluate the ever evolving process of the globalisation of sport;|
|2.||Devise a global structure of the sport industry;|
|3.||Critically reflect on the power relations and who are the key global players influencing the development and progress of sport (business);|
|4.||Critically review the interrelationship between sport and culture in the industry and provide well-argued opinions about planned and unplanned cultural change;|
|5.||Critique the links between political agendas and sport business; and|
|6.||Propose critical opinions about sport and its place in a global society.|
|Literature Review||Critical popular article on a sport business issue.||30%|
|Case Study||Case study analysis.||20%|
|Case Study||Case study analysis.||25%|
|Presentation||Presentation on a current sport business opportunity.||25%|
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