Leisure Management and Consumption
University of Stirling
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe module sets out to allow students to primarily understand leisure as a business which requires a range ofmanagement issues to be considered such as planning and development and the framework in which itoperates at different geographical scales (global, national and local level as a business). The module will alsoexamine operational issues associated with leisure and a range of financial and governance issues areaddressed using principles and case studies to illustrate their significance. The module uses the example ofevents to exemplify the role of management in terms of strategy, impacts and planning outcomes in thecontext of mega events such as the Olympics. A range of contemporary issues in leisure management will alsobe addressed (e.g. gaming, betting and casinos to illustrate the role of sport as entertainment).
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