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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMRT 365 - Venue and Personnel Management

This course acquaints students with the scope and complexity of the operations, maintenance and management of sport and recreation venues with an emphasis on the motivation and development of human resources that operate, maintain and manage facilities.  The students develop an awareness of the wide variety of skills necessary for the operations and competent administration and maintenance of sport and recreation venues including stadiums, parks, golf courses, aquatic centers, ski areas, playing fields, ice arenas, and other facilities and areas common to the world of sport and recreation.  Further, this course explores the theoretical and practical aspects of personnel management and aforementioned venues, by deeply examining the staffing function of management in the dport and recreation venues environment.  Topics include examining the personnel needs of venues, job descriptions, organizational charts, background checks, training and development of staff, compensation and evaluation of employees.

Credits: 3