Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces cutting-edge concepts in facilities and operations management, including practical guidance from professional facility managers.
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition—which introduces new chapters on capital investment and operational decision-making—the book covers all fundamental aspects of sport facility operations management from a global perspective, including:
- ownership structures and financing options
- planning, design, and construction processes
- organizational and human resource management
- financial and operations management
- legal concerns
- marketing management and event planning
- risk assessment and security planning
- benchmarking and performance management
Each chapter contains newly updated real-world case studies and discussion questions, innovative 'Technology Now!' features and step-by-step guidance through every element of successful sport facilities and operations management, while an expanded companion website offers lecture slides, a sample course syllabus, a bank of multiple-choice and essay questions, glossary flashcards links to further reading, and appendices with relevant supplemental documentation.
With a clear structure running from planning through to the application of core management disciplines, Sport Facility Operations Management is essential reading for any sport management course.
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