SS 420: Sport Administration – 3 Credits
Dr. Martin Brett, Assistant Professor
10-4 Dooling Hall
M: 11:00a.m. – 1:30p.m.; T 2:00p.m. – 3:30p.m.; W: 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
R 2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.; Or by appointment
T/R 11:00a.m. – 12:15a.m.; 128 Dooling Hall
SS 200 (Sport Management & Leadership), junior or senior status; or permission of instructor.
Rosner, S.R. & Shropshire, K.L. (2004)
Contemporary Sport Management.
This course provides the student with an examination of human resource management, motivation, interpersonal
communication, staff development and evaluation, budgeting, and fiscal management.
II. Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate their:
Understanding of administrative principles, practices, and business ethics to operate a successful sport
Understanding of the services provided by and resource requirements of sport-related organizations;
Ability to apply administrative principles to the planning, organizing, directing, supervising,
controlling, and evaluating of a sport business;
Understanding of the significance of and appropriate procedures for administrative decision making in
Understanding of the relationships between planning and producing sport goods and services; and
The class will be comprised of lectures, class discussions, group projects, in-class exercises, guest lecturers
and case study analyses.
Students are expected to read the assigned sections from the textbook and/or
readings made available by the instructor and be prepared to discuss the material in class.
IV. Course Requirements
Assignments and Evaluations:
Assignments are to be typed (12pt font; Times New Roman, 1” margins on all sides) and submitted to the
instructor at the beginning of class on the assigned day (
unless otherwise noted below
). Late assignments
will be accepted and evaluated by the instructor, but will receive