Sport Leadership (SPL) Courses

SPL5100 Sports and Entertainment Venues & Events, Development and Management

This graduate-level course focuses on the leadership required to develop and effectively manage entertainment and sports venues and events, as well as analyze and successfully implement best practices required in a uniquely time sensitive environment. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPL6030 Global Issues in Sport Leadership

This upper-level graduate course explores sociological concepts of how sports and sport participation impact the lives of individuals and groups in a society. Students explore several significant contemporary sport sociology issues, including drug abuse, race, ethnicity, gender inequity, ethics, gambling and violence. To increase their sociological understanding of sport, students identify and discuss sociological perspectives about the components of sport and physical activity. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPL6050 Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport

This course investigates leadership strategies in sport. Focus is on leadership theories and practices and their applications to the sport industry. The content of the course includes an exploration of problem solving, serving in leadership positions and training others to serve in sports organizations. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits

SPL6070 Effective Communication Strategies in Sport

This course focuses on implementing effective communication strategies when leading an organization within the sports industry. Emphasis is placed on the variety of communication methodologies and vehicles that can be leveraged to create positive results when leading a sports organization. This course examines both internal and external communications strategies aimed at achieving positive results within a fast-paced and continually shifting global sports community. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
3 Semester Credits