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Sport Facility and Event Management Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Thomas J Aicher, PhD, University of Cincinnati
Amanda L. Paule-Koba, PhD, Bowling Green State University
Brianna Newland, EdD, University of Delaware
  • ISBN-13: 9781284034790
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     344 pages      © 2016
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Written with both the graduate and undergraduate student in mind, Sport Facility and Event Management focuses on the major components of both facility and event management planning, financing, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. It integrates timely theoretical foundations with real world practicality and application to provide the reader with a strong foundation in facility and event management. The authors focus on a broad range of facilities and events to demonstrate the diversity of the industry, which encompasses recreation, leisure, health and fitness, in addition to the more commonly discussed sport facilities and events.

The texts robust pedagogy includes chapter learning objectives, industry expert spotlights, vignettes, case studies, discussion questions, and tip points, as well as actual examples from the industries incorporated throughout the book.

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Features & Benefits

  • Includes actual examples from the industry in Industry Voices sections
  • Balanced approach that covers both local sports and recreation events and larger venue and sporting events.
  • Interesting vignettes and case studies in each chapter provide real-world examples

Applicable Courses

Ideal for courses within the area of Sport Management, Event Management, and Facility Management.

Chapter  1  Introduction and History
Chapter  2  Management Theory
Chapter  3  Facility Design and Construction
Chapter  4  Finance and Budgeting
Chapter  5  Bidding and Planning for Different Events
Chapter  6  Designing the Event Experience
Chapter  7  Project Management and Event Implementation
Chapter  8  Marketing the Facility and Events
Chapter  9  Consumer Behavior
Chapter  10  Sponsorship
Chapter  11  Traditional Revenue Generation in Sport and Recreation
Chapter  12  Customer Service
Chapter  13  Risk Management
Chapter  14  Measurement and Evaluation
Chapter  15  Sustainability and Legacy

Thomas J Aicher, PhD-University of Cincinnati

Thomas J. Aicher is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Sport Administration at the University of Cincinnati where he teaches Sport Facility and Event Management, Diversity in Sport Organizations and Professional Selling in Sports. Dr. Aicher has been an active scholar examining the motivations and meanings people associate with the participation in events, as well as the social impacts associated with those events in the host communities. He has been published in leading academic journals.

Additional Titles by this Author

Amanda L. Paule-Koba, PhD-Bowling Green State University

Brianna Newland, EdD-University of Delaware

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ISBN-13: 9781284034790

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