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Current Classes

Summer Semester 2014

Term I: 7 weeks

ESS 545: Facility Management in Sport
3 credits
May 27-July 4
A study of planning techniques concerning facility development and maintenance for schools, athletic clubs, fitness centers, and professional sport organizations. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in ESS or acceptance to undergraduate sport management emphasis.

Term II: 7 weeks

ESS 711: Sponsorship in Sport
3 credits
May 27-July 4
The course provides a detailed examination of the relationship between sport and corporate sponsorship, and strategies for selling sponsorship packages. Topics covered will include the theoretical rationale for sponsorship, strategic communication through sponsorship, determining the value of a sponsorship, evaluation of sponsorship activities and techniques used to sell sponsorship packages. Perspectives from the event holder (i.e., property) offering a sponsorship and from the organization functioning as the sponsor will be considered.

Term III: 7 weeks

EFN 735: Interpretation of Statistical Data
3 credits
July 14-Aug. 22
An introductory course in statistics with the essential purpose of providing scholars with the tools to interpret and evaluate the results of research.

Fall Semester 2014

Term I: 7 weeks

ESS 710: Event Management
3 credits
Sept. 2-Oct. 17
This course is designed to assist students in understanding the concepts related to planning, promoting, managing and evaluating an event from inception to post-event analysis and to understand some of the specialized terminology used in the business.

Term II: 7 weeks

ESS 738: Financial Management for Sport Programs
3 credits
Oct. 27-Dec. 10
Principles of sport finance and economics including budget development and management, fund-raising, and economic impact of sport, financial theories and practical application of sport income and expenditures in current society. through the  Office of Continuing Education and Extension.

To register contact:
Briana Meuer, CEE Credit Coordinator
608.785.6513 (toll-free 866.895.9233) or bmeuer@uwlax.edu