Management and Leadership in Sports

Course Number: MGT X463.22


4 units

An overview of management theories and practices, and the role of Human Resources associated with sports organizations. This course approaches management from an organizational behavior perspective and you will use case studies within a local, national and international context. Topics include:

  • ethics
  • leadership approaches
  • communication styles
  • motivational theory
  • organiational design and change

Discussions will address the impact of globalization and diversity within the industry.

Available Sections

Starting Apr 4


Starting Apr 4

Course Fees

$595 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 29
$645 after Mar 29


Edward Hart [ bio ]

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Edward J. Hart, B.A., Director of the Center for Family Business, California State University, Fullerton, has extensive experience in financial management within the sports industry including sales, marketing, operations, game day experience, personnel, budgeting, and forecasting for the franchise.  Mr. Hart has overseen budgets for several organizations, ranging from $100,000 to more than $5 million annually.


Wed 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Apr 4 - May 9, 2018

Wed 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
May 23 - Jun 6, 2018

9 Meetings


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Section Notes:



"Applied Sport Management Skills"
Robert Lussier, David Kimball
ISBN: 978-1450434157


No Prerequisites for this course

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