Courses of Study 2023-2024 
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Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 6325 - Leadership and Management in Sports

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with AEM 3320 .

K. Kniffin.

This course draws upon the study of sports for the purpose of understanding and studying evidence-based principles of individual and organizational behavior. Topics include the nature of motivation, momentum, and coaching as well as the challenges of talent identification, team-level coordination, and strategy development. Assignments provide opportunities for the development and application of analytic skills relating to leadership and management.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to consider and juxtapose organizational dynamics that involve individuals and teams across and beyond the domain of sports.

Outcome 2: Students will closely and directly engage an array of research/analytic methodologies that applicability inside and outside of sports-focused organizations.

Outcome 3: Students will leverage lessons that are available from the study of sports for the purposes of leadership development as well as organizational analysis and management.

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