SPAD-1016EL – Introduction to Sports Administration I

Federal and provincial government involvement in the sport industry are analyzed. Students examine the political, social and economic issues involved in topics such as: NSO, PSO and government governance structures, relationships between professional workers and volunteers, and the impact of mass media including the internet. Other topics include: domestic multi-sport organizations, and the relationships between private corporations and amateur sport. Considerable emphasis is placed on developing basic research skills, and on oral and written presentation skills, including the use of electronic media. Restricted to students in the SPAD program. (lec 3) cr 3

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