Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Current Issues in Sports, Culture & Events (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students develop a deeper understanding of the current challenges in the fields of sports, culture and events. They understand current developments, interrelations, challenges and be able to reflect on them against the background of empirical findings. They deepen their theory-based analysis and problem-solving skills.
The students are able to comprehensively and critically record and assess developments.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The course deals with the current topics and challenges of sport, such as the production of sport, the changing consumption of sport and the development of new sports products. The cultural units focus on the social challenge of participation in art and culture. An empirical survey of the group of “non-attendees” provides an overview of the research into this underexposed segment of the public and critically presents the concept of cultural competence for discussion.
In addition, the course deals with current topics in the field of events, e.g. gender and diversity management, corruption and the development of new event formats.

recommended or required reading

Aktuelle wiss. Zeitschriften der Sportwissenschaft sowie Fachartikel in einschlägigen Journales des Sportbereichs.
Tröndle, M. (Hrsg.) (2019). Nicht-Besucherforschung. Audience Development für Kultureinrichtungen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations

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year of study

second year of studies

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work placement(s)

not applicable