Principles of Sport Management covers the theoretical background on various management tasks by discussing concepts such as the sporting environmental model, SWOT analysis, planning, organising, leading and control. The content deals extensively with the legal aspects of sport management within a South African context. Principles of Sport Management is an introductory text suitable for any students doing a degree or diploma in Sport Management or Sport Science. It can also be used for short course programmes.

Principles of Sport Management covers the theoretical background on various management tasks by discussing concepts such as the sporting environmental model, SWOT analysis, planning, organising, leading and control. The content deals extensively with the legal aspects of sport management within a South African context. Principles of Sport Management is an introductory text suitable for any students doing a degree or diploma in Sport Management or Sport Science. It can also be used for short course programmes.

Features

  • 'Setting the scene' case studies at the start of each chapter to contextualise the theory that follows
  • Practical South African examples to facilitate the learning process and aid in the understanding of the theory presented
  • Questions at the end of the chapter that allows students to self-assess their knowledge and understanding.

1Background to sport management in South Africa
1The South African sporting environment
1Legal aspects of sport management
1The sociology of sport
1The management functions
1Planning
1Organising
1Leading
1Control
1The marketing management function
1The operations management function
1The financial management function
1The human resource management function
1The event management function
Sport Management students who are doing the course at an introductory level as part of a degree (BSc Sport Science, BCom Sport Management or BA Sport Recreation and Exercise Science) or diploma (National Diploma: Sport Management). Short courses (Unisa Centre for Business Management).
  • Principles of Sport Management



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