18 NQF credits at level 8
Course convener: Dr D Maralack
Course entry requirements: Registration for the Postgraduate
Diploma in Management in Sport Management.
Coaching theory. Managing high performance athletes (adult
and junior athletes; the role of agents). Sport Information Technology (including game analysis
techniques, software packages). Managing for performance. Athlete physiological testing. Mass
participation. Elite player identification and development. Team management structures.
To give students an appreciation of how sport theory is
applied practically within the South African sporting environment. Students will gain an understanding of
the steps required to grow a sport, identify and nurture talent and ultimately improve overall
performance, and are encouraged to apply their theoretical knowledge gained across all sport
DP requirements: Attendance of all tutorials and class
tests, and submission of all assignments as indicated in the course outline to be distributed at the
beginning of the course. A minimum of 40% for all coursework.
Tutorials and classwork 20%
One 2-hour written examination 50%
Last updated : 01 Jul 2014