1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
Assignment, Class activities, Report
Topic description

This topic will introduce students to leadership skills and knowledge in sports context. Students will learn various leadership theories and how they apply in sports settings.

Educational aims

This topic aims to prepare students for a career in sports and develop skills and knowledge in sports development, leadership and business management, to prepare them for career in sports industry or other business-related areas.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Analyse the systemic governance of sport and the role of the board in managing external relations
  2. Critically examine the contribution of leadership to effective sport organisations
  3. Evaluate the actual practice of leadership, applying relevant theories, frameworks and concepts in sports context

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.