Organisation and Administration of Sport
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Spordiorganisatsioon ja -korraldus
Course title in English
Organisation and Administration of Sport
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Developing the knowledge needed to understand the organizational structure of sports, the management of sports organizations internationally and in Estonia. Acquisition of skills in analyzing work in a sports organization and project planning.
Brief description of the course
The course consists of four modules: organizational structure and regulation of sport; values and ethics in sport; organizing the work of a sports organization; sports organization resources, projects and marketing.
Independent work
As an independent work, students must read the compulsory literature in preparation for the test and acquire the study material for the exam. In addition, design, prepare and present a sports event project as a team work.
Learning outcomes in the course
By the end of the course participants will acquire:
- knowledge of regulative mechanism in sport and of how sport activities are organised,
- ability to understand the challenges associated with administration and leadership in sport,
- ability to understand value structures and ethics in sport,
- ability to analyse organisational and management activities in sports organisations and write projects.
Assessment methods
The overall grade of the course is as follows: test 20%, group work 30%, written exam 50% of the total grade.
Positive performance of group work is ensured by timely submission of work and compliance with the requirements set out in the guide. The test is multiple choice. The test is considered completed if at least 11 of the 20 questions have been correctly answered. The exam is written and is based on a knowledge of topics and terms.

lektor Joe Noormets
Additional information

Replacement literature
Jackson, R. 1999. Sport administration manual. Lausanne: IOC.
Acosta, R.H. 2002. Managing sport organisations. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
Bucher, C.A., Krotee, M.L. 1993. Management of Physical Education and Sport. St. Louis: Mosby.
Parkhouse, B.L. 2005. The management of sport: Its foundation and application. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Parks, J.B., Zanger, B.K., Quarterman, J. 1998. Contemporary sport management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
Watt, D.C. 2003. Sports management and administration. London and New York: Routledge.
Loland, S. 2002. Fair Play in Sport: a moral norm system. London and New York: Routledge.
Morgan, W.J. et al. 2001. Ethics in Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.