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Risk Management In Sport

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Subject Aim:

This subject introduces relevant theoretical concepts to understand risk management in sport. The aim is to provide you with knowledge and practical skills so that you are able to employ risk management strategy when dealing with sport and its risk. The concepts are then linked with real-life cases through risk management in sport. The focus is on theory and practice.

The discipline of risk management is introduced and covers the framework for the strategic sports risk management process. Various elements of the sport risk management process are assessed with a view to help you develop an understanding of the practical approach of risk management in sport.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the risks for sport organisations and analyse risk reduction strategies for the organisations.
  • Analyse the impact risk management has on the business of sport.
  • Apply risk management concepts to the sports environment.
  • Analyse and evaluate risk management concepts in sports environment.
  • Apply risk management sport concepts in the context of “real-world” examples.

Student Assessment:

Exams will take place in weeks 12 & 13. Please refer to the official Exam Timetable for further information.