MKV_EKSP Sport Policy

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
26/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Marek Pavlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Marek Pavlík, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable
Sat 22. 2. 12:00–15:50 P201, Sat 7. 3. 16:00–19:50 P201, Fri 15. 5. 16:00–19:50 P201
Prerequisites
The course is designed for students in the Public Economics and Administration field of study.
The course expects students’ previous knowledge of Public economics, Microeconomics, and Public finance. Students are recommended (but it is not an obligation) to enroll for this course after taking these prerequisites.
Sport is both private and public activity everywhere in the developed world. Our focus is on the public policy dimensions of sports in modern society. Issues of financing sports from public resources and management of (non-professional) sports clubs are also included.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
By passing the course, students are expected to:
• understand the role of sport policy and its socio-economic aspects
• understanding the institutional system and actors of sport policy
• explain financial flows in the area of sport
• analyze managerial practices of (mainly) non-professional sport clubs
• interpret relevant legislation and public policies
• solve practical problems connected with sport policies and sport management
Learning outcomes
By passing the course, students are expected to:
• understand the role of sport policy and its socio-economic aspects
• understanding the institutional system and actors of sport policy
• explain financial flows in the area of sport
• analyze managerial practices of (mainly) non-professional sport clubs
• interpret relevant legislation and public policies
• solve practical problems connected with sport policies and sport management
Syllabus
  • Course structure
  • • The role of sport policy and its role at national and international level
  • • Socio-economic aspects of sport
  • • Institutional system and actors of sport policy on different levels of government (including international level)
  • • Financing of the sport - public sources and private resources, current problems
  • • Implementation of sport policy through public grants, subsidies etc. Discussion different actors' point of view
  • • Sports clubs – elementary issues on financing, marketing and management of sport clubs
Literature
    required literature
  • NOVOTNÝ, Jiří. Sport v ekonomice. Vyd. 1. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2011. 512 s. ISBN 9788073576660. info
  • HOBZA, Vladimír and Jaroslav REKTOŘÍK. Základy ekonomie sportu. Praha: Ekopress, 2006. 191 s. ISBN 8086929043. info
    recommended literature
  • KING, Neil A. Sport policy and governance : local perspectives. 1sr ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2009. xvi, 301. ISBN 9780750685474. info
  • ČÁSLAVOVÁ, Eva. Management sportu. Praha: East west publishing company, 2000. 172 s. ISBN 80-7219-010-5. info
  • HOULIHAN, Barrie. Sport, policy and politics : a comparative analysis. First edition. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 1997. xvii, 313. ISBN 0415129192. info
Teaching methods
Presentation and class discussion related to introduced topic. Students prove knowledge through individual and team work. Analysis of case studies and selected issues. Some lectures are given by practitioners from the field.
Assessment methods
The course takes place in 3 tutorials, which are divided into lectures and seminars and serve as a framework for self-studying of students. Strong emphasis is put on self-study activities. The essay is a part of the evaluation. In order to pass the subject students shall receive as a minimum of 60 points from the following activities:
1. Essay (max. 40 points) / minimum 25pts together with voluntary test
2. Written test (max. 100 points) Minimum 60 points
3. Voluntary activities - voluntary online test (max. 10pts, being voluntary in a sports club or event (5pts)
Oral Exam: Four days before the exam is announced the topic of the exam is announced. The topic is formulated as a practical issue, which can be solved only by using as the theory as analytical tools. The solution of the issue is presented by student (approx. 10min). The presentation is rewarded by 0-40 points which (together with sum of points gained during the semester) makes a final grade.
See details in studying materials.
Requirements (including the literature) are specified further in the interactive syllabus and the downloadable study plan before the semester starts. Important information! If students commit a prohibited act, such as using various forbidden tools, cribbing, taking out any part of the exam or any other cheating, the teacher is allowed to interrupt an exam and to grade a student with F, FF or FFF according to the seriousness of the offense. The mentioned procedure relates to all the activities that are included in the final evaluation of the course (seminar work, essays, tests etc.).
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Pokud se zapíše méně než 15 studentů, může být předmět vyučován více individuálně, příp. blokovou formou.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: tutoriál 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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