Institute of Commercial Management | Qualification Subject

Safety in Sports Management

Main Topics of Study

Safety in sports facility management

  • Every day, thousands of facilities around the globe host sport, recreation, and leisure activities with minimal or no problems. But when a problem occurs, or there is a lack of planning ahead for activities, the results can be harmful and damaging

The legal discipline of sports facility management

  • General legal concerns for sport facility owners and managers will be covered, including the effects of the legal environment on sport facilities, general legal principles and standards inherent to sport facility operations management, and an explanation of the level of legal expertise an owner or manager needs

Risk management

  • The next topic will articulate the need to plan for all types of emergencies that may disrupt normal operations through knowledge about risk management practices and being able to identify potential facility threats, vulnerabilities, and security counter measures

Recommended Reading

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Schwarz E, Hall S and Shibli S (2009). Sport Facility Operations Management. Oxford: Elsevier

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Frosdick, S., and Walley, L., (1997). Sport & safety management. Oxford: Butterwort -Heinemann

Taylor, P (Ed)., (2010) Torkildsen’s Sport and Leisure Management. Abingdon: Routledge.