SPMT610 - Sports Finance
Course Code: SPMT610 Course ID: 2769 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
The main thrust of this course is the application of principles and practices of financial management, as it applies to organizations in the sport industry. This course seeks to develop the financial skills necessary to gain an understanding of an array of financial concepts that impact sport managers. Students will examine financial strategies related to sport entities and organizations and will be introduced to current economic and financial issues that impact the sport industry. Included in the course are the basics of accounting, budgets and budgeting systems, performance measures creation, and financial statement evaluation for the purpose of cost analysis and planning. Other topics include budget development, funding, capital projects, economic impact, and supply and demand in the sport industry.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|10/28/19 - 04/03/20||04/06/20 - 05/31/20||Spring 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|12/30/19 - 05/29/20||06/01/20 - 07/26/20||Spring 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|02/24/20 - 07/31/20||08/03/20 - 09/27/20||Summer 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):
- Explain and evaluate the core areas of finance and accounting in sports business.
- Describe the practical application of sport income and expenditures.
- Investigate the issues regarding public/private financing of stadiums and sports facilities.
- Discuss the economic impact of stadiums and facilities on local communities and hosting sport events and franchise valuation.
- Analyze the sport manager's position and the environment in which they must perform.
|Discussion Forums||30.00 %|
|Forum 1||3.75 %|
|Forum 2||3.75 %|
|Forum 3||3.75 %|
|Forum 4||3.75 %|
|Forum 5||3.75 %|
|Forum 6||3.75 %|
|Forum 7||3.75 %|
|Forum 8||3.75 %|
|Assignment 1: Final Presentation Proposal and Outline||15.00 %|
|Assignment 2: Capital Budget||15.00 %|
|Assignment 3: Operating Budget and Forecast||15.00 %|
|Final Project||25.00 %|
|Final Project: Sports Finance Presentation||25.00 %|
See Course Outline
There may be other materials, including websites outside the classroom, assigned by the Instructor during the course.
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites are useful. Please abide by the APUS academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note website addresses are subject to change.
The OWL at Purdue
APA Style Homepage
North American Society for Sport Management
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.