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ATS3840

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)

Notes

Previously coded PRL3004

Synopsis

This subject helps students to identify how best sports promotion principles are applied through detailed case based analyses. It is designed to allow students to acquire an indepth understanding of best practice in sports promotion in various sporting environments and events.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to

  1. Critique different sports promotion strategies discussed in selected case studies and compare and contrast them with best practice models informed by an understanding of relevant Public Relations theory and principles.
  2. Critique the sports promotion strategy in a case they choose, comparing and contrasting it with best practice.
  3. Discuss the application of best practice sports promotion principles to Australian sporting business and sports events.
  4. Place these principles in a wider frame of critical perspectives on sports as entertainment and spectacle constructed by the promotion industries.

Assessment

Case study report (1500 words) : 35%
Self-selected case critique (1000 words) : 25%
Essay (2000 words) : 40%

Chief examiner(s)

David Wolstencroft

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Public relations

Prerequisites

PRL1001, PRL1002, PRL2001 and PRL2002 or with permission

Prohibitions

PRL3004