Module title: Leadership and Funding in Sport (online)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES09117
Module leader: Cedric English
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Science & Health
Prerequisites

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2019/0, Trimester 1, Online,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Cedric English
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
This is a fully online module. Introductory material will be presented by means of on-demand webinars and students will be signposted to appropriate readings. The remainder of the learning will involve guided independent study and will include case-based learning.



Formative Assessment:
Formative assessment will occur through self-assessment question at the end of each unit of learning and tutor feedback to students’ contributions to online discussion topics.

Summative Assessment:
There are two components to the summative assessment. 1. An essay, which will assess knowledge of leadership theories and the impact of different leadership styles within a work-environment. 2. A report which will assess the ability to interpret financial information, to identify and evaluate environmental influences upon financial strategy and to produce an appropriate funding model.



Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online On-demand Webinar 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 190
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 40 1,2 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Report 60 3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Students will critically examine leadership theories in the context of different countries, companies and situations, with a specific focus on leadership in a sporting sector context. The extent to which effective leadership is situation-dependent will also be considered. Students will analyse and interpret a number of accounting principles, such as budgeting processes, balance sheets, profit and loss statements and cash flow statements all of which are fundamental to building the viability of a sports organisation. Students will explore funding sources in sport such as capital and recurrent funding and will assess the implications of environmental factors upon funding approaches.
Students will learn how to produce an appropriate funding model within a clearly defined environmental context.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically reflect on the key theories of leadership in the context of effective delivery of a service.
LO2: Appraise personal leadership style and its impact within the work environment.
LO3: Perform a SWOT analysis in relation to funding opportunity.
LO4: Analyse and interpret accounting information from a management perspective
LO5: Produce an appropriate funding model within a clearly defined environmental context.

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