Recreation and Sport Studies

RSS5071Careers and People Management in Recreation and Sport Organizations (A)3 ch (3C)

This course is an examination of potential career paths for students looking to enter into the recreation and sport field. In addition, this course provides practical components regarding Human Resource Management.  Some of the topics covered include: recruitment and retention of volunteers, developing and implementing performance appraisals, understanding personalities and abilities, job design, interviewing applicants, creating reward systems, staffing, and human resource policies.

Prerequisites: This course is primarily for grad students, but upper year undergraduate students with a 3.3 GPA or higher, and an interest in people management are encouraged to enrol.