Sport Clubs and Facilities Management

SPO20002 12.5 Credit Points Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Approx 8 hours per week active study

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


62.5 credit points



Aims and objectives

This unit focuses on operational issues involved in the management of sporting and recreational facilities and major events. Sports clubs and facilities are an integral part of the business environments for many sports clubs, generating income, social and community focus and a facility to undertake sporting and business activity. This subeject covers the major aspects involved in the management of sports facilities and it is important to gain an understanding of how to manage and grow business.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1 Identify the key aspects of running sports facilities and events.
2 Understand and critique management theories underpinning the management of sporting facilities and events.
3 Develop plans for managing sport clubs, facilities and events.
4 Demonstrate a range of factors necessary to operate sports facilities and run sports events.
5 Analyse management performance of sports facilities and events.

Courses with unit

This unit if offered as part of Swinburne Online programs.