RECN 111

Professional Studies in Sport and Recreation

Course overview

You’ll be introduced to leadership, management and work practices in the sport and recreation sectors.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum average grade of C- across the course(s) specified below
  • restriction Professional Studies for Recreation Management, RECN-108
  • restriction Recreation Leisure and Culture, RECN-109
Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $837.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. List and describe key roles and responsibilities of leaders and managers in the sport and recreation sectors and be able to identify organisations and their activities by sector and type.
  2. Identify the professional skills, attitudes and behaviours associated with effective organisations, managers and staff in the sport and recreation sectors.
  3. Describe best practice in the workplace including obligations towards health and safety in the workplace including those specific to the sport and recreation sectors.
  4. Produce a plan that allows students to develop professionally in the workplace.
  5. Display the personal and inter-personal skills needed to build a foundation for further studies and employment in the disciplines of sport and recreation.
  6. Demonstrate their skills in personal and time management, organising and activity planning.

Course examiners

Tom Kavanagh

Dr Tom Kavanagh


Department of Tourism Sport & Society