University of Florida/College of Health and Human Performance/Department of Sport ManagementSPM 5107 – Sport Event Management: Principles and ApplicationsFall 2021InstructorDr. Cynthia WillmingPhone Number352-294-1662EmailThe best method to contact me is via email at[email protected].Expect a response within 24 hours M – F until 4 pm and 48 hours after 4 pm F, Sat. and Sun.Office HoursMondays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Thursdays 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, & byappointmentOffice LocationFlorida Gymnasium, Room 301 (Third floor.)Credit Hours3 creditsCourse Meeting TimesThis course willnothave scheduled meeting times, although assignments andquizzes will be due on scheduled dates and times.Course WebsiteCanvas:Late or Emailed assignments are NOT accepted. No exceptions.Course DescriptionSport Event Management introduces students to the planning and management of sport events through thestrategic and systematic process of event management that includes phases and structural domains associatedwith the EMBOK model. Students learn key managerial issues associated with project management, logistics,risk management, sustainability, sponsorship, human resources, and contracts among other topics through casestudies, readings, discussions, lectures, and assignments.Course ObjectivesBy the end of the course, student will be able to:Apply the event management process to sport events.Develop leadership behaviors to successfully manage diverse populations.Create risk management solutions to minimize, transfer, or avoid risks related to sport events.Respond appropriately to managerial challenges facing sport event managers.Course Requirements1. Required Textbook:Greenwell, C., Danzey-Bussell, L., & Shonk, D. (2020). Managing Sport Events (2ndEdition). Human Kinetics: Champagne, IL.2. Prerequisites:None.3. Minimum Technology Requirements:The University of Florida expects students to acquire computerhardware and software appropriate to his or her degree program. Most computers are capable of meeting thefollowing general requirements. A student’s computer configuration should include:Broadband connection to the Internet and related equipment (Cable/DSL modem)Microsoft Office Suite installed (provided by the university)1
4. Minimum Technical Skills:To complete your tasks in this course, you will need a basic understanding ofhow to operate a computer, and how to use word processing software.5. Materials/Supply Fees:There is no supply fee for this course.6. Zoom:Zoom is an easy-to-use video conferencing service available to all UF students, faculty, and staff thatallows for meetings of up to 100 participants. You can find resources and help using Zoom at.Course AssignmentsIt is my goal to grade the assignments within one week of the due date.