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Global Sport Management

Global Sport Management
Visit sporting venues, speak to industry professionals, and receive an in-depth view of the sporting world in New Zealand to explore and compare aspects of the sporting industry across multiple countries and multiple sports.
Location: 
Auckland, New Zealand
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Winter Break
Academic Disciplines: 
Sport Management
Graduate Courses
Program Type: 
Faculty-led
Program Summary: 

Visit sporting venues, speak to industry professionals, and receive an in-depth view of the sporting world in New Zealand to explore and compare aspects of the sporting industry across multiple countries and multiple sports.   

Location: 

Tentative Itinerary

December 30 2018 (depart US), January 1 2019 (arrive in NZ) - January 11 (return to US) 
Auckland, New Zealand and surrounding areas: Among other activities, students will attend a Breakers basketball game, visit iconic rugby stadium Eden Park, learn about New Zealand America's Cup sailing team, help with a local sporting even, and learn from sport management professionals and educators.

Academic Information: 

Students will earn three credit hours (undergraduate or graduate) in HSES 598 Special Course: Global Sport Management. While abroad, students will spend multiple mornings in an academic setting discussing the implications of their experiences thus far. A written reflection on the trip will be due in the weeks after returning from Auckland.

Housing: 

Students will be housed in hotel rooms with 0 to 4 suite mates. Most hotel rooms have kitchenettes.
 

Eligibility: 
  • Undergraduate students must have an interest in the Sport Management field and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Graduate students must have an interest in the Sport Management field and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • All students must complete a New Zealand Ministry of Justice Request for Criminal Conviction History form (part of the program application). Students will not be precluded from the Global Sport Management program if they have criminal convictions held on the computer systems of the New Zealand Ministry of Justice; however, such students will not participate in the ASB Classic tennis tournament activities. An alternate activity will be planned for those students.
Program Faculty: 

Jordan R. Bass, Ph.D. is the Associate Department Chair, Sport Management Program Director, and Assistant Professor in the Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences Department. Dr. Bass has published in journals such as Sport Management Review, Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, the International Journal of Sport Management, the International Sport Coaching Journal, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Cultural Studies-Critical Methodologies, and the Journal of Applied Sport Management. His current research agenda focuses on the organizational behavior of athletic programs, athletics place in a higher education setting, and social issues in intercollegiate athletics. Dr. Bass also serves as the founder and Co-Editor of the Journal of Amateur Sport and a Research Fellow in the Partnership for the Advancement of Sport Management at Wichita State University.

Add Course: 
Language of Instruction: 
English
Status: 
KU Course
KU Credit Hours: 
3

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