SPMT202 Facility Management and Event Planning

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Studies: Sport Management

I. Course Number and Title
SPMT202 Facility Management and Event Planning
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course analyzes effective management strategies and knowledge associated with pursuing a career in sport management. It will introduce students to the sport management career opportunities in the sport industry and to sport principles as they apply to facility management and event planning, leadership style, communication, and motivation.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Facility Planning, Design, and Construction
    2. Facility and Event Management
    3. Comprehend the Terminology Associated with the Schools of Thought in the Facility Management Field
    4. Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations
    5. Operations
    6. Case Studies in Facility Management and Event Planning
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction of Facility Management
    2. Planning, Design, and Construction
      1. Needs Assessment and Facility Feasibility Study
      2. Planning and Design of Sport Facilities
    3. Management
      1. Management Overview
      2. Contract Services
      3. Risk management
    4. Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations
      1. Marketing Facilities and Events
      2. Advertising Facility Events
      3. Media and Public Relations
      4. Facility Image
    5. Operations
      1. Operational Structure
      2. Crowd Control Issues
      3. Housekeeping and Maintenance
      4. Scheduling Events
      5. Business operations
      6. Ticket Sales
      7. Concessions and Merchandise
      8. Event Planning and Production
    6. Case Studies Reviewed
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Department selected textbook or handouts provided. Details provided in the course format, which is created by the instructor and distributed to each student on enrollment and class attendance.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
  1. Interactive Lecture and Small Discussion and Assignments
  2. Selected Guest Speakers
  3. Selected Videos
  4. Field Trips

Review/Approval Date - 12/99