The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student can plan, carry out and evaluate sports events. The student knows which functions are of importance and how contacts to coworkers are created and kept. The student can create cooperation with other organizers, sports administrators, media and the commercial sports branch. The student can function in the work field as an administrator in sports branch companies and organizations and apply differetnt theories in his/her work. The student is familiar with the structure f the society and the culture of sports and fitness branch. The student can function as own entrepeneur at his own branch and be able to cooperate multiprofessionally with close related branches. Work forms: - group meetings within different areas of responsibility -written reports - practice period in an event according to a plan Forms of work: -group meetings in different areas of responsibility -lectures -reports -practical training period in the event according to a plan

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to take care of concrete practical work assignements and has knowledge that is needed in planning and execution of an event to succeed. The student can take part in an already existing event or organize such by him or herself depending on the accessibility to suitable events. The work may include meetings with co-organizers/sponsors, marketing, and evaluation of events. The student learns to understand the process of sponsoring and to use different channels in marketing. After the course the student is capable of planning, executing and evaluating different types of sports events as a process in a club, federation or a company.

Course contents

Concrete contents included at the course: federations, clubs, communities, media, professional sports, amateur sports, spontaneous sports, recreational sports, team and individual sports, sports manufacturers, sports service producers, sports facilities, registrated sports trade marks, owners, fans, agents and managers, sport as fun/product/medicine, sales, marketing, promotion, image, product development, consumer, voluntary work, social club activities, applying financiation, entrepeneurship, security, tourism, responsibility. sports management theories. Participation at an event as a official/observer at a planned position taking care of a certain area of responsibility or as a researcher within the thesis process.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None.

Additional information

Due to the exceptional situation created by the Coronavirus and the closing of the University, the course has been altered in the following way: Helsinki10 event is cancelled, otherwise the cource will be fulfilled according to plan with Zoom lectures. Forms of work: - group meetings in different areas of responsibility - lectures - reports - practical training period in the event according to a plan

Recommended or required reading

By teachers delivered material and course compendium.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 33 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

Taskinen Topi

Examiner

Taskinen Topi

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (6 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-01-13 09:30 - 10:30 B516 Sports Management Kursens info etc., närvaro obligatoriskt! Taskinen Topi
2020-01-15 10:00 - 12:00 B516 Sports Management Taskinen Topi
2020-01-17 09:00 - 13:00 B516 Sports Management Taskinen Topi
2020-01-22 09:00 - 13:00 B516 Sports Management Taskinen Topi
2020-01-27 09:00 - 12:00 B516 Sports Management Taskinen Topi
2020-01-31 09:00 - 13:00 B516 Sports Management Taskinen Topi
2020-02-06 12:30 - 14:00 B516 Sports Management Helsinki10 / Runners High Taskinen Topi
2020-02-25 12:30 - 14:00 B516 Sports Management Helsinki10 / Runners High Taskinen Topi
2020-03-30 11:00 - 12:00 B516 Sports Management Helsinki10 / Runners High Taskinen Topi
2020-05-06 10:00 - 11:00 B516 Sports Management Helsinki10/Runners High Taskinen Topi

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