ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION IN SPORTS

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΜΑΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ ΚΑΙ ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΙΑ ΣΤΟΝ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟ / ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION IN SPORTS
CodeΕΠ0139/4
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Tzetzis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600001352

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Theoretical Courses422

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600068956
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
It is an interdisciplinary approach to the development of of innovative entrepreneurial thinking and action, and acquiring the necessary knowledge so that students are able to: To know and understand the basic concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship in the sports sector. To analyze the market and internal and external environment so they can make up the information to plan the establishment and functioning of a healthy small or midsize sports business unit, or to develop their individual professional activities (self-employment), or even as workers contribute to strengthening the competitiveness and efficiency of sporting bodies that are members (7 weeks). Also through the workshops of the course they work with case studies and business games and plans of actual and virtual enterprises, using software operational planning of the sports sector in order to simulate the real conditions according to their theoretical understanding (4 weeks). The visits of the business world will help ensure that the students will be able to build the gap from the theory to the real world (2 weeks). Finally, the students have to create their own business plans for a sports organization and practice to implement the theories into real world.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
COURSE OUTLINE 1 Introduction to entrepreneurship. The profile of the entrepreneur. 2 Basic issues of the small business administration. Decision making, organization, leadership and control. 3 Marketing for small businesses. Evaluation of internal and external environment 4 Investment programs. Evaluation of programs 5 Financial analysis organization of accounting and taxes administration 6 Financing resources for the development of a new business. 7 Investment plans and financial development 8 Business plan through “specisoft” software. 9 Theory for the development of business plans 10 Practice for the development of business plans 11 Development of business plans 12 Visits to sport entrepreneurs 13 Evaluation of the visits to sport entrepreneurs
Keywords
enterpreneurship, innovation, sports, exercise, recreation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Students are taught with the use of latest technology and the presentation of the classes are conducted through data projectro and PC. The students also learn how to develop the business plan with the use of a specialized software. They look for the relative bibliography through the electronic data base. They communicate with the instructors through the e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work200.8
Total502
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation is conducted through the development of a business plan for a sport enterpreneurship consisting of development of innovative ideas and implementing theories into practice.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Educational material that is administered electronically
Last Update
13-06-2017