SPM+4154+Spring+2012+Syllabus-2

SPM+4154+Spring+2012+Syllabus-2 - University of Florida...

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University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance Course: SPM 4154 Administration in Sport and Physical Activity Section: 2814 Spring 2012 Location: FLG 230 Time: MWF Period 4 (10:40am– 11:30am) http://lss.at.ufl.edu (Sakai) Instructor: Michael Odio [email protected] skype: mike.odio (352) 294-1675 Office: FLG 206D Office Hours: Wed/Fri 11:30-12:30 pm Thurs 9:30 – 11:30 am Instructor’s Note In addition to learning and completing assignments to the best of their abilities, two things are expected of students in this course: the showing of respect towards other students and the instructor, and proactivity when problems are anticipated. Respect is a fundamental part of the learning process in this course and a lack of respect towards anyone in or out of class will not be tolerated. Moreover, when and if a problem or conflict is anticipated regarding other students, missing class, issues with grades or anything else, students are expected to contact the instructor via e-mail and/or in person. Problems can be dealt with or avoided much easier if they are brought up with sufficient time. Course Description This course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of management, leadership and human resource management in the sport context. Through various individual and group assignments, students will gain knowledge and develop skills relevant to becoming an effective sport administrator. Emphasis will be placed on learning leadership styles and concepts, as well as common human resource issues. Course Objectives - Gain the knowledge and ability to perform human resource functions of staffing and performance appraisal - Learn various leadership theories and styles deemed relevant by current literature - Learn the principles of organizational values, conflict, and negotiation, and how they apply in the sport context - All knowledge and skill gained in this course is expected to be transferrable to future
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