DR. NICHOLAS SKIRKA
TWO ESSAYS: TWO TYPED PAGES EACH
ESSAY 1-Public and Private Partnerships
Based on your reading of chapters three and four, define public and private partnerships. Discuss the rationale for utilizing public-private partnership in business ventures. Give examples of public-private sport partnerships, how revenues and expenses are assessed and how money is made. Discuss sport stadium financing and construction. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of privatization.
ESSAY 2-Hiring Personnel
Based on the reading in chapter six, outline and discuss the basic components of a job description. Discuss how to conduct an interview. Describe and discuss Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
FORMAL PAPER REQUIREMENTS: SIX TYPED PAGES-ONE REFERENCE PAGE
The formal paper will cover sports facility planning and management. Design your own sports facility in terms of what type of activities you want to include. Describe the procedures and policies of the facility and the responsibilities of the manager operating the building. The sports facility planning or management paper can include some of the following subtopics: activities, planning and producing events, membership, financing facilities, ADA requirements, risk management, medical emergency and evacuation plans, concession management, and box office management. Submit an outline for the formal paper. Make sure to discuss and get your topic approved.
The formal paper and home essays will be graded for contents, grammar, conceptualization, comprehensibility, and clarity. Do not plagiarize or copy someone’s work, it will result in a failing grade. If you use an author’s ideas, make sure to reference it. The essays are due two weeks after we cover the chapter. The facility management paper is due one month before the end of the semester. Essays and the formal paper should be typed, double spaced, and use a 12-point font.