Recreational, Leisure and Sports Events Management - HVM 430

This course covers the guidelines and principles of managing, executing, and evaluating recreational leisure and sport events. Students will broadly consider the different forms that these events can take; with a focus on the ones that are most popular. On top of the standard planning, logistics, funding, operations, design, maintenance, risk and safety tasks; Students will also learn to manage the interaction of the different stakeholders involved from a psychological and sociological perspectives. Patterns of behavior, control techniques, safety and environmental concerns, and demographic characteristics will be examined. Prerequisite: HVM 201.