Introduction to Sports Management

An introduction to Sports and Physical activity principles, with a focus on management and governance principles.

Lessons

Physical Activity and Disease Prevention

Senior Fitness Specialist

Physical activity has many health benefits. These benefits apply to people of all ages and races and both sexes. For example, physical activity helps maintain a healthy weight and makes…

Governance in Sport

Definition: The framework and culture within which a sports body sets policy, delivers its strategic objectives, engages with stakeholders, monitors performance, evaluates and manages risk and reports to its constituents…

Elected Leaders and Managers

1. Why do organisations need executive portfolios Organisations differ in its membership size but each organisation needs a group of people that will be given a mandate to lead, guide,…

Governance Structures

1. Why is it important to understand your organisation’s constituency? Organisations and leaders that are successful are those that understand the people they work with. Every organisation has a constituency…

Legal Frameworks for Organisations

South Africa, like other countries, has a legal framework for civil society organisations. The legal framework serves two purposes: • It enables civil society organisations to establish themselves as legal…

Organisation Constitutions

Forming a Constitution 1. What do you use constitutions for? A constitution is the foundation for building an organisation. It should contain all the key agreements made by members on…