SRM 4090 Current Issues in Sports Management

This course deals with topics that are in the forefront of concern for managers in the sports industry. Among the topics covered are: events management, security issues (terrorism and crowd control), selection and compensation of key player, technical, and administrative personnel, community standards and public policy, behavior and conduct of players and spectators. The course makes extensive use of case studies, guest speakers, and field trips to major sporting sites in New England. PRE-REQUISITE(S): junior or senior status