Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Management of Leisure Services
R466 | 7353 | Dr. Sarah J. Young
Description of Course Content: The course is designed to equip
students with basic knowledge and abilities necessary to administer a
public, not-for-profit, or commercial leisure service agency, or
division of an agency.
Required Book List: Bannon, J.J. (1999). 911 Management a
comprehensive guide for leisure service managers. Champaign, IL:
Summary of Assignments:
Exams: There will be a total of three objective and short answer
exams given during the semester.
Case Studies: Real-life situations will be presented corresponding
with the topics of discussion in class. The purpose is to apply
course tools, concepts and analysis to develop a response to each
Manager Interview: Each student will be required to identify and
interview a person who works in a management position within the RLS
Board Meeting Report: Each student will be required to attend a
public board and summarize the topics and group dynamics in a brief
Management Issues Presentation: Students will work alone or in
groups to research and present a management issue to class.