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2021-2022 Catalog
SPM 5605: Sport Governance and Compliance

Course Description for Sport Governance and Compliance

SPM5605: Sport Governance and Compliance

Description: This course is designed to provide students practical applications of governance principles to amateur and professional sport organizations operating at the community, state/provincial, national, and international levels. The course presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a range of governance principles and practices. The course will provide students an understanding of the mechanics of governance – the elements of structure, process and performance that ensure the governance function is carried out within sport organizations. There will be in-depth discussion of a number of contextual issues in sport governance, including dual leadership, ethics, governance change, and future governance challenges.