Managing People in Sport Organisations

Main Topics of Study:

Strategic human resource management (SHRM)

  • Identify the origins of (SHRM) and how it relates to management
    in practice.
  • Understand the differences between HRM and SHRM.
  • Understand the importance of SHRM as an internal process.
  • Describe a model of SHRM and identify the key elements of SHRM’S good practice.
  • Link the SHRM and sport organisation performance.

Human resource planning and strategy

  • Explain the process of HR planning for future organisational requirements.
  • Describe the process of job analysis.
  • Outline the key components of job description and different approaches to job design.
  • Link HR planning to sporting organisational goals.

Recruitment and selection for sport organisations

  • Understand the strategic importance of recruitment, selection,
    and placement to an organisation.
  • Understand the links between recruitment and selection and other HRM activities.
  • Describe different trends, sources and methods for generating a pool of job applicants.
  • Understand a variety of selection techniques and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Training and development in sport organisations

  • Articulate the significance of training and development in sport organisations.
  • Understand the aims of employee and volunteer learning.
  • Explain the training and development model.
  • Describe how effective training and development contributes
    to organisational development.