Short Learning Programmes

Short Course in Sport Management (72168)

Duration: One year

Target group:

Any sport coach / educator in an educational setting or who is planning to become involved as a sport coach in an educational setting.

Admission requirements:

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification

Registration periods:

01 December to 28 February

Course leader details:

Dr S Krog BA (Education) BEd MEd DEd
Discipline expertise: Springbok colours in athletics, *Provincial, South African and Africa record holder in ladies javelin (*Qualified level 3 coach)
Department Teacher Education
Office 7-061, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4461

Programme administrator:

Lynette Ramango
Centre for Continuing Education and Training
Sunnyside Campus Buildingᅠ 10 Room B10
Tel: 012 481 2731
Fax 086 548 9968

Purpose statement:

To equip the sport coach / educator in the educational setting with the
knowledge and skills to apply the basic principles of sport management in an educational setting.



Content: The contents of this course includes the following aspects: The principles of sport management, planning and organising management, leadership and controlling in management. It also deals with programme development and format, planning an event, event management, economic consideration and planning a tour. It further deals with creating a climate for effective communication, codes of behaviour in sport, managing facilities and developing human resources. Needs identification and assessment, dealing with parents and contracting volunteer coaches receives attention.