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Sports Program Planning and Implementation

Sports Program Planning and Implementation

Code: MGT1SD001

Extent: 8 ECTS

Timing: Semester 1-2

Language: English  

Type: Compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses: No prerequisites.


Learning outcomes for the student

The student is able to plan, organize and implement sport events and programs. The student has knowledge and skills to teach variety of sports; be able to plan and implement a sport-session. The student is capable of interacting and communicating with the customer in productive manner. The student has skills and knowledge to produce information and solutions to working life needs.

Course contents

Grassroot Hockey Project

Pohjola Camp

Tiirismaa School Practice

IIHF Development Camp

Cooperation with the business community

The students will cooperate with local clubs (e.g. Kiekkoreipas, Reipas), schools, FIHA and IIHCE.

International dimension

The international partners of this course are the International Ice Hockey Federation and other sport specific federations, clubs and schools.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Recognition of prior learning is a process whereby, through assessment, credit is given to learning which has already been acquired in different ways, e.g.  with earlier studies or working experience. RPL gives a student an opportunity to demonstrate his/her knowledge and skills.  A student displays with the competence demonstration that s/he manages the course objectives and contents mentioned in the course description. It is possible to participate in the competence demonstration only once before taking the course. A competence demonstration is assessed on the scale from 1 to 5.

Teacher(s) responsible

Tomi Paalanen

Course materials

Chelladurai, P. 2005. Managing organizations for sport and physical activity. Arizona: Holcomb Hathaway.

Hannagan, T. 2004 Management: concepts and practices 4th edition. Harlow, UK: Prentice Hall.

Robbins, S. & Coulter, M. 2007. Management. 9th edition. Prentice Hall.

Assessment criteria

Will be discussed and decided for each project at the beginning.