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International Sport DevelopmentLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: HL00BD91

Credits

5 op

Teaching language

  • English

Responsible person

  • Aila Ahonen

Objective

The object of the course:
Upon completion of this course you have an understanding of current topics in international sport management field.

Course competences
Internationality and multiculturalism
Business competence
Ethics
Learning to learn

The learning objectives of the course:
In this course you will familiarize yourself with essential questions in international sport development. You gain insights into different areas of topical themes in sport business management. You understand the basic concepts of sport development in global context.

Content

The course content is tailored depending on the current topics of the sport management field and participating universities’ present research projects. You will solve real life problems related to given cases during the online part and as a final assignment. Lecturers in this course come from different countries around the world, and will surely give you interesting insights in sport business development.

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Adequate 1
You are familiar with the ways to review and analyze academic and business information relevant to international sport management and sport development field.
You can apply sport management concepts and produce sport development contents in practice in a guided situation.
You can transmit your ideas and findings in English and participate in multicultural teamwork to a limited extent.

Satisfactory 2
You have basic skills to to review, analyze and understand academic and business information relevant to international sport management and sport development field.
You can independently apply sport management concepts and produce sport development contents in practice in a given situation.
You are able to get your main message through when presenting your ideas and findings and have basic teamwork skills in multicultural teamwork.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good 3
You can review, analyze and understand information available from academic and professional business sources in international sport management and sport development field.
You can apply sport management concepts and produce sport development contents in practice in different situations.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas and findings in English and participate in multicultural teamwork.

Very Good 4
You have the ability to review, analyze and understand relevant information available from academic and professional business sources in international sport management and sport development field.
You can apply sport management concepts and produce good quality sport development contents in practice.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas and findings in English on a level clearly above average of your peers and participate productively in multicultural teamwork.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You have the ability to critically review, analyze and understand relevant information available from academic and professional business sources in international sport management and sport development field.
You can apply sport management concepts and produce high-quality sport development contents in practice.
You are able to present your and your team’s ideas in a convincing manner in English and participate in and manage multicultural teams.

Further information

The course is available only for students in sport business specialization. This course includes a seminar week trip at the end of the semester, so you need to be prepared to cover some costs of this trip yourself.