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Unisa Short Learning Programmes
Short Course in Sport Management (72168)


To equip the sport coach / educator in the educational setting with the 

knowledge and skills to apply the basic principles of sport management in an educational setting. 

Target group

Any sport coach / educator in an educational setting or who is planning to become involved as a sport coach in an educational setting. 

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification 


One year 

Language medium

English and Afrikaans 

Registration periods

01 December to 28 February 

Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning together with practical 

Kind of assessment


Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies 

Formative assessment: 

Assignments dealing with practical and theoretical aspects of sport management 

Summative assessment: 

Portfolio of evidence 

Sport Management (SCSM01H)
HEQF Level of Module - 5
Credits of Module - 12
Syllabus/Content Topics

The contents of this course includes the following aspects: The principles of sport management, planning and organising management, leadership and controlling in management. It also deals with programme development and format, planning an event, event management, economic consideration and planning a tour. It further deals with creating a climate for effective communication, codes of behaviour in sport, managing facilities and developing human resources. Needs identification and assessment, dealing with parents and contracting volunteer coaches receives attention. 

Course leader

Dr S Krog BA (Education) BEd MEd DEd 

Discipline expertise: Springbok colours in athletics, *Provincial, South African and Africa record holder in ladies javelin (*Qualified level 3 coach) 

Department Teacher Education 

Office 7-061, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA 

Tel: 012 429 4461 


Programme administrator(s)

Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817 

Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968 


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