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Management Skills for Sports Coaches is an online unit provided by Open Universities Australia in association with Griffith University. In the complex, competitive world of professional sport, managing a team or an individual is no easy task. This unit will provide you with the ability to apply conceptual elements of human resource management to the running of a sports team, ensuring effective leadership.
To begin with, you will explore key management concepts and how they specifically apply to the world of sport. Following this, you will examine communication strategies, how to manage conflict, how to establish goals and plans, and how to crystallise an organisational culture in a team you are leading.
Ultimately, Management Skills for Sports Coaches arms you with the theoretical knowledge you will need to implement strong leadership. Using the key principles of human resource management, the unit teaches you how to apply these for maximum impact in professional sport.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
You should also ensure that you have not already completed a previous or academically equivalent version of this unit.
In this Management Skills for Sports Coaches unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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In the cut-throat world of professional sport, to succeed in management you need more than an intimate love of your chosen sport. You may know everything about the game, but without a watertight understanding of how management works, it could all count for nothing. Management Skills for Sports Coaches will teach you how to lead on and off the pitch, resolve conflict, and achieve long-standing ambitions in the process. From an employer’s perspective, taking a unit such as this demonstrates a nuanced tactical understanding of how to run a team, showing that you don’t just have great coaching skills, but great leadership skills too.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.