Ch 17 notes - 12/05/07 ENS 210, Chapter 17: Careers in...

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ENS 210, Chapter 17: Careers in Sport Management I. Learning Outcomes: This chapter will: Acquaint you with the wide range of professional opportunities in the sphere of sport management Familiarize you with the purpose and types of work done by professionals in sport management Inform you about the educational requirements and experiences necessary to become an active, competent professional in the field Help you identify whether one of these professions fits your skills, aptitudes, and professional desires. II. The Worlds of Sport Management: The goal of sport management is to provide support services, facilities, and other amenities to make physical activity experiences —__ performance ___ as well as spectatorship as enjoyable as possible. Sport Industry: composed of different sectors that are big business. Defined as “The market and leisure related. These products include goods (e.g. baseball bats), goods (e.g. sport marketing, health clubs), people (e.g. professional players), services jobs with students who have studied in related areas such as recreation, leisure, or sport tourism. And places III. Sport Management Settings: Sport managers are more involved in the activities and job responsibilities ____________________ the actual event than they are in the sport or activity itself. A slide shows the three segments of the sport industry (entertainment, participation and support services). Sport Entertainment: major and minor league teams, motor sports, college athletics, high school athletics, olympics related events and alternative sports require a variety of career opportunities. These opportunities include: event management financial, human resource, legal management marketing, public relations and program management. In amateur sport, opportunities can also include: development, media relations, marketing, operations, ticket sales, merchandising, compliance and student services. Sport Participation: those in this segment provide opportunities for customers to engage in sport activities. This includes for-profit and non-profit organizations. A. For-Profit Participation Segment: these include fitness and health clubs, bowling alleys roller-skating rinks, miniature golf courses, country clubs, golf- courses ice-skating rinks, sport parks, and more. As of 2001, nearly 17,000 for- profit fitness centers are currently in business. There has been moderate growth in this field with continued growth predicted. B. Non-Profit Participation Segment: organizations in this segment include the YMCAs and YWCAs Boys and Girls Clubs, and hospital-affiliated fitness centers. Opportunities may be specialized or one position may include a variety of job responsibilities. The YMCA has 2400 branches in the U.S. and 61 branches in Canada. The YWCA has 300+ branches in the U.S. More than
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENS 210 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '07 term at San Diego State.

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Ch 17 notes - 12/05/07 ENS 210, Chapter 17: Careers in...

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