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Sport Management Learning Objectives

Knowledge you can use

At the conclusion of the program, students who have actively engaged in all course work and internships/practicums can expect the following:

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and analyze ethical, legal, and socio-cultural issues, and formulate responses for use in managerial decision making and policy determinations in sport.
  2. Employ principles of strategic planning, and financial and human resource management.
  3. Assess marketing and media needs and formulate short term and long term solutions.
  4. Develop and apply critical thinking and abstract reasoning skills in analyzing sport management issues and in managerial planning and decision making.
  5. Demonstrate information literacy and communication skills.
  6. Conceive, plan, execute, and evaluate a sports event.
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