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2022/2023

Facilities Management

Code: 43787 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
4316022 Sport Management OB 0 2

Contact

Name:
Ricard Esparza Masana
Email:
ricard.esparza@uab.cat

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)

Other comments on languages

on line

External teachers

Jordi Vi˝as
Mar Rotger
Ver˛nica Riera

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites

Objectives and Contextualisation

The primary objective is to guide students to acquire knowledge and tools necessary for the management of a sports facility. Students will identify the key factors in the management of a sports facility based on their environment and the needs of their users. To do this, through the reading of specific articles of the sports industry and other teaching activities, the acquisition of conceptual content and its application through practical cases, will simulate the experience of managing a sports facility.


• Know the main characteristics of a sports system and the regulatory framework applicable to sport in a territorial community.
• Know the main concepts of strategic planning for the effective, efficient and economic management of an ID.
• Promote in the session the development of ideas for the creation of an ID, learn about instruments for the design of an ID, name and define the different agents involved in the process, analyze various feasibility studies and know the main characteristics of a project architectural.
• Know the main strategies of orientation to the users of an ID, design and promote different types of services and activities that can be raised in an ID and establish marketing - mix policies (especially pricing strategies) and launch and positioning strategies.
• Define different merchandising elements as promotional and communication elements of a sports organization.
• To know the most relevant basic aspects and concepts in relation to the management of people, the different aspects of the administration of a sports entity in the legal framework and of a good organization and the management of maintenance and of the fundamental aspects of the economic field and of redirecting an obsolete ID.
• Know how to plan the maintenance plan of a sports facility, basically knowing the elements that make up the plan.
• Know how to evaluate an investment and its sources of financing within the framework of an ID.
• Properly manage the operating account of an ID and the treasury budget.

Competences

  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.
  • Lead a team and work in multidisciplinary teams, participating actively on tasks and negotiating between diverse opinions to reach positions of consensus.
  • Manage financially sports infrastructure and facilities.
  • Recognize the diversity of points of view, understand multiculturalism and be able to express their own opinions while respecting divergent opinions.
  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  2. Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.
  3. Distinguish the different management models for a sports facility.
  4. Identify the optimal management model for the type of facility concerned.
  5. Lead a team and work in multidisciplinary teams, participating actively on tasks and negotiating between diverse opinions to reach positions of consensus.
  6. Make plans for meeting the needs of sports spaces in a particular location.
  7. Recognize the diversity of points of view, understand multiculturalism and be able to express their own opinions while respecting divergent opinions.
  8. Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.

Content

Topic 1. Territorial planning of sports facilities
1. Strategic reflection of the role of facilities in a local sports system
2. Facilities planning process in public administration
3. Functional aspects in the design of a sports facility

Topic 2. Management models
1. Models of sports facilities management
2. Factors that affect the viability of a sports facility
3. Management structures in professional sports sports facilities

Topic 3. Operation plan of an ID: Customers and users
1. Customer and user profiles of a sports facility
2. Offer of a sports facility according to customer segments
3. Organizational structure of a sports facility

Topic 4. Operation plan of an ID: internal management elements
1. Organizational structure of a sports facility
2. Maintenance in a sports facility
3. Financial economic management in a sports facility
4. Management control

Methodology

Online modality
In the case of the online modality, the methodology will be adjusted in order students can achieve all the learning outcomes specified in this guide and at the same time develop the skills and abilities of the subject.
To this end, the resources available in the modle classrooms will be optimized to maximize student involvement and motivation (forums, debates, simulation games, case studies, online presentations, etc ...)

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.

Activities

Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Participatory Master Sessions 24 0.96 4, 3, 6
Study cases 6 0.24 4, 3, 6, 2, 8
Visits to facilities 20 0.8 4, 3, 6, 2, 7
Type: Supervised      
Performing work / Reports 15 0.6 4, 3, 5, 6, 1, 2, 7, 8
Reading articles and debates 15 0.6 4, 3, 6, 2, 7
Type: Autonomous      
Personal Study 60 2.4 4, 3, 6, 2, 8

Assessment

Theoretical-practical tests/tasks: Submission of tasks; Presentation and defence of the exercises and works carried out (they can be individual and/or in group).

Individual theoretical and practical works: Delivery of exercises and works, as well as participation in forums and debates.

The teaching team will detail the specific activities at the beginning of the course.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Exam 30% 2 0.08 4, 3, 6
Individual theoretical and practical activities 40% 4 0.16 4, 3, 6, 1, 2, 7, 8
Theoretical-practical group tests/tasks 30% 4 0.16 4, 3, 5, 6, 1, 7, 8

Bibliography

  • Acosta, R. (1999) Dirección, gestión y administración de las Organizaciones deportivas. Barcelona. Ed. Paidotribo.
  • Alberto, C.; Hernando, V.; Fernández, J.A. (1996) Gestión y dirección de empresas deportivas.Madrid. Ed. Gymnos.
  • ARAGON, PEDRO. (1991) Técnicas de dirección y marketing para entidades deportivas. Málaga.Unisport/IAD.
  • Ayora, D.; García, E. (2014) Planificación, diseño y construcción de una instalación deportiva. Claves para una gestión posterior. Valencia. Universitat de València.
  • Calonge, A.L. (1999) La organización y administración de clubes deportivos: manual práctico de gestiónModalidad fútbol. Madrid. Ed. Civitas 
  • Celma, J. (2000) El proceso de construcción y funcionamiento de una instalación deportiva. Manual de planificación. Barcelona. Diputació de Barcelona.
  • Celma, J.; Gibert, J.; Hernando, J.A. et al. (2003) El proceso de construcción y funcionamiento de una instalación deportiva. Manual de estudios y referencias. Barcelona. Diputació de Barcelona.
  • De la Plata, N. (2001) Los Servicios Públicos Deportivos. Serie Estudios Europeos núm. 11. Madrid. Universidad Europea - CEES Ediciones. IAD.
  • Gallardo, L. (2005) Manual de gestión en instalaciones deportivas núm. 4. Los nuevos retos para el futuro. Madrid. Ed. Opade. 
  • García Ferrando, M. et al. (2017) Sociología del Deporte. 4ª Edición. Madrid. Alianza Editorial.
  • García, E.; Parejo, E. (2005) El mantenimiento aplicado a las instalaciones deportivas. Barcelona. INDE Editorial. 
  • Labanderea, J.A. (2000) Guía práctica paraelaborar contratos de patrocinio.Cuadernos Kirolgi núm. 1. Gipuzkoa. Ed. Fundación Kirolgi.
  • Mestre, J.A.; Rodríguez, G. (2007) El gestor deportivo y las instalaciones deportivas. Barcelona. INDE Editorial. 
  • Paramio, J.L.; Beotas, E.; Campos, C.; Muñoz, G. (2010) Manual de equipamientos e instalaciones deportivas. Madrid. Ed. Síntesis.

Software

N/A