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Leading Sport Organisations

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: SPO30001

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit addresses the role of leaders and leadership, including governance and legal structures, in sport organisations. Leaders in sport organisations can be paid – such as CEOs and senior managers, or voluntary, such as boards of directors. This unit will cover issues of as board performance, governance principles and dual leadership. The unit also examines the unique legal structures in place for the regulation of sporting organisations and competitions.


  • Leadership in the Australian sport sector
  • Sport Australia governance principles
  • Dual leadership – chair and CEO
  • Australian sport regulatory framework.

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