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:
Sagamore Publishing.

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
case situation.

Manager Interview:  Each student will be required to identify and
interview a person who works in a management position within the RLS
industry.

Board Meeting Report:  Each student will be required to attend a
public board and summarize the topics and group dynamics in a brief
report.

Management Issues Presentation:  Students will work alone or in
groups to research and present a management issue to class.