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Sport Management

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Our Program

Blue Mountain’s Sport Management advanced diploma program prepares you to manage the business of sport.

You will develop a thorough knowledge of the structure and functionality of the Canadian sports industry, including specific responsibilities and governance structure of organizations, rules and regulations governing sports, coaching standards, tournament hosting and scheduling, and industry funding. You will also learn the practical, organizational, business, human resources and administrative skills needed to pursue a career in the industry.

Courses are designed with industry collaboration, ensuring the program is current and relevant. You will learn from full-time professors and managers and directors of sport organizations. Classes are diverse and include guest speakers from organizations such as Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment and Tennis Canada. The program also includes field trips and practical training.

 

 

Course Listings

 


TERM ONE
Course Code Course Name Units
RECL109 The Leadership Experience 3
RECL110 Recreation and Sport Programming 3
RECL111 Recreation and Sport Perspectives 3
SPRT100 Sociology of Sport 3
WRIT100 College Reading and Writing Skills 3

 


TERM TWO
Course Code Course Name Units
GNED101 An Introduction to Arts and Sciences 3
MGMT151 Financial Management 4
RECL150 Customer Service Excellence and Quality / Management 3
SPRT150 Principles of Sport Performance 3
WRITE200 Workplace Writing Skills 3

 


TERM THREE
Course Code Course Name Units
RECL216 Facility Operations 3
RECL217 Marketing for Sport and Recreation 4
SPRT200 Sport Organizations in Canada 3
SPRT203 Sport Event Management 3
GNED General Elective 2

 


TERM FOUR
Course Code Course Name Units
SPRT151 Sport Tourism 3
SPRT213 Career Development and Speaker Series 3
SPRT251 Program Software for Sport 3
SPRT252 Public and Media Relations 3
ACCT1196 Financial Accounting Concepts 3

 


TERM FIVE
Course Code Course Name Units
RECL250 Entrepreneurship 3
SPRT301 Sports Sponsorship and Fundraising 3
SPRT302 Cunsomer Behaviour and Marketing Research 3
SPRT109 Sport Psychology 3
SPRT304 Advanced Sales and Marketing 3

 


TERM SIX
Course Code Course Name Units
ECON1441 Macro Economics 3
RECL152 Risk Management 3
SPRT351 Ethics, Issues and Trends in Sports 3
SPRT352 Sport Research Project 3
PRAC1197 Field Placement - Sport 1 4

TERM SEVEN
Course Code Course Name Units
WORK302 Internship I 4
RECL211 Human Resources Management 3
SPRT254 Sporting Goods Administration 3
PRAC1198 Field Placement - Sport 2 4
SPRT353 Special Topics 2

TERM EIGHT
Course Code Course Name Units
WORK352 Internship II 4
PRAC1199 Field Placement - Sport 3 4
SPRT253 League and Tournament Management 3
SPRT303 Advanced Leadership and Organizational Behaviour 4

 

 

 

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