Graduate Course Descriptions

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5375. Strategic Human Resource Management in Sport Organizations

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Sport management is the coordination of several factors and the most significant of those factors is human resources. Students will understand that managing human resources requires more knowledge, time, and patience than managing any other resource. Students will examine the technical and legal aspects of human resource management from a strategic sport business perspective. They will learn from faculty and industry professionals on how to direct a sport organization through decisions on staffing patterns and responsibilities, evaluation of and rewards for performance, and establishing a fair and just work environment. Emphasis on how to integrate human resource management into overall strategy in a sport organization.

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