Sport & Entertnmnt Mgmt (SPTE)
Trends and Issues in Sport and Entertainment Management.
Recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining part-time employees and volunteers in sport and entertainment.
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the business of esports. It will focus on the history of video games from creation to the present and will also cover the various business elements of the modern, competitive esports environment.
The study of performing arts management as it relates to nonprofits and organizational structure.
The study of the management of Broadway productions from script to play, including the creative process, business ventures, production houses, and investor relations.
This course examines a variety of global sport and entertainment management issues. The emphasis will be on an understanding of the concepts related to the sport and entertainment management in an international setting. Content varies by title. May be repeated once.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
Business principles in the management of public and private sector sport programs.
This course focuses on issues relevant to sport, entertainment, and related industries. The goal of the class will be for students to understand both basic and complex concepts within economics in a sport and entertainment context, in order to grasp the importance of economic decision-making.
Investigation of Special topics pertinent to the sport and entertainment management industry. Content varies by title. May be repeated twice.
Business concepts needed to develop sport and entertainment special events.
Managing public assembly facilities and venues.
Use of integrated marketing communication concepts, theories, and strategies in sport and entertainment.
In-depth investigation of social networks, digital platforms, and online marketing for the live entertainment and sport industries.
Management principles in the sport and entertainment industry.
The advanced study of underlying themes in entertainment management and its application to music, family shows, and other live entertainment business venues.
Advanced knowledge of the legal issues that frequently arise in the context of sport will be covered. The focus of the course is law as it applies to sport as well as how the law affects participants, spectators, sport organizations, and facility managers, among others.
Process of new venture creation with respect to sport and entertainment events.
The risks and security issues associated with managing public assembly facilities.
Policy development and implementation in the sport and entertainment industry.
This course is designed to provide a foundation in the principles of sport and entertainment marketing.
Comparative approaches of revenue generation and sales processes/strategies used by sport and entertainment organizations.
Concepts, knowledge, and sales skills involved in programming public assembly facilities.
This course will examine the critical functions of booking and scheduling a public assembly facility and the production of events in such a venue.
Concepts, knowledge, and operational procedures associated with managing public assembly facilities.
Examination of the Olympic Games, a mega sport and tourism event and its impact on the sport, entertainment, hospitality and tourism sectors.
Cross-listed course: HRTM 781
This course examines financial information necessary to perform the usual duties and responsibilities associated with sport facilities, programs and organizations.
Independent study for advanced students under faculty supervision. May be taken twice for degree credit.
Thesis preparation in sport and entertainment management.
Acquaints sport management PhD students with advanced principles and applications of the sport and entertainment management discipline. This course will expose the doctoral student to research examining organization, leadership, and strategic management in the sport and entertainment industry and appropriate sub-industries.
Provides Sport and Entertainment Management graduate students with insights that foster professional growth and development as a college instructor. This course examines the scholarship of teaching SPTE and developing optimal classroom environments and identification and guided reflective analysis of critical issues in SPTE education.
Acquaints students with advanced theory and application of law and risk management in sport and entertainment management through the review of scholarship about professional and amateur sport, laws impacting the entertainment industry, and risk management issues within sport and entertainment facilities.
Acquaints sport management PhD students with advanced principles and application of the sport and entertainment marketing discipline. The course will take an in-depth look at how amateur/professional sport, and emerging sport business enterprises and trends affect the practice of sport and entertainment marketing. This course is designed for students to study sport and entertainment marketing theories and practical applications and principles by specifically learning about marketing information systems, pricing strategies, media relations, promotional methods and endorsements.
When sport is discussed, how we talk about them, and the possible viewpoints are all given beforehand by deeply entrenched social institutions. The objective of this course is to identify how these institutions are constructed, and how sport is an activity that embodies social relations.
Through presentation of scholarly readings and immersion into one’s own in-depth research project, this course explores a variety of qualitative research approaches, taking into account issues of epistemology, methodology, and representation. It is designed to help students develop an understanding of qualitative research methods and designs.
This course covers advanced principles and applications of sport and entertainment finance. The course takes an in-depth look at the theory, concepts, and frameworks of sport and entertainment finance research. The focus will be on the optimum financial policies and decisions of nonfinancial firms in the sport and entertainment industry.
Assists students through the proposal and dissertation writing process.