Personnel Development in Sports Leadership

EDU 7291 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Provides an overview of general personnel development theories, techniques, and tools that are applied to the context of sport. Contrasts development in higher education, nonprofit, and private sector sport organizations that have athlete and nonathlete members that need to work separately or in concert, including those that play a supportive role to sporting activities. Includes learning and organizing theory, and covers the basics of recruitment, training needs assessment, leading the training function for performance improvement, orienting new employees, helping personnel achieve professional and career goals, managing in-person and virtual teams, making the buy-or-build decisions, promoting diversity and inclusion, and how to use organizational strategies to ensure success of personnel development initiatives to support the mission of sport organizations.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
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  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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