SCI10050 Club and Sport Management

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module applies sport management knowledge and skills to small and medium sized sports clubs. Issues such as the development of club policies, procedures and their implementation will be explored. Important strategic issues such as effective planning, staffing and finance will complement topics such as leadership, planning, communication and motivation. Students will be exposed to practical hands on examples of formulating digital marketing strategies, player development frameworks and health and safety plans.
The assessment will be based on continuous assessment where students apply their learning the development of strategies, policies and plans for real clubs.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On the completion of this module students;
i) Will understand the process of formulating a sport club strategy.
ii) Will analyse the problems associated with implementing a clubs strategy.
iii) Will understand the importance of managing and sourcing finance.
iv) Will be able to critically evaluate appropriate leadership and motivation theories.
v) Will produce a detailed player development and coaching framework.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, including guest lecturers. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Club development plan and strategy Unspecified n/a Graded No


Assignment: Learning journal Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Attendance: Compulsory Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Students are encouraged and welcome to contact lecturer during the trimester

Name Role
Dr Seamus Kelly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Seamus Kelly Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Mon 17:00 - 18:50