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SPM1102 Sport and Recreation Leadership and Programming
Credit Points: 15
This unit involves a study of the major styles and theories of leadership with an emphasis on diagnosing the leadership potential of individuals and suggesting ways to increase leader effectiveness in sport and recreation settings. It will use practical activities to demonstrate leadership in group dynamics, the importance of communications and introduce concepts such as leadership attributes for the organisational change process. It also examines recreation programming concepts, the process of programme planning, design, budgeting, promotion and evaluation. Students are also provided with the opportunity of gaining experiential knowledge of recreation programming during a short-term industry practical placement and the development of career and employee resources. 

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C19Associate Degree of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
K21Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
M63Bachelor of Sport Management
MIAAEOOutdoor Adventure Recreation Management Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013