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Encyclopedia > Sports Management

Sport management is a field of education and vocation concerning the business aspect of sport. Some examples of sport managers include the front office system in professional sports, college sports managers, recreational sport managers, sports marketing, event management, facility management, and sports information. A vocation is an occupation, either professional or voluntary, that is seen to those who carry it out as offering more than simply financial reward. ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... Management (from Old French ménagement the art of conducting, directing, from Latin manu agere to lead by the hand) characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organization, often a business, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible). ... Front office is an integrated CRM software. ... In professional sports, athletes receive payment for their performance, as opposed to amateur sports and college sports where they do not. ... College athletics refers to a set of physical activities comprising sports and games put into place by colleges. ... A sport consists of a physical and mentally competitive activity carried out with a recreational purpose for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Event management is the application of the management science of project management to the creation and development of festivals and events. ... In business, facility management is the management of buildings and services. ...

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  • North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)



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