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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPB6706

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-05-14
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 3/5/12. For MBA Prog Chng; Appd. To GC 3/19. to USF Syst 3/19. to SCNS 3/27. SCNS apprd eff 5/5/12. Number 6603 apprd as 6706


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2785 2012-02-21
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sally Fuller 8139741766 sfuller@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPB 6706 Sport Business Analytics

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Sport Business Analytics
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    QMB 6305 or equivalent

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Students are introduced to the skills, technologies, applications and practices essential to understanding and evaluating business performance in sport and entertainment.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for new program/concentration/certificate

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This is one of five required courses that comprise the Sport and Entertainment Management Concentration. Enrollment is expected to be 20-30 students (60-90 Grad I SCH) each time the course is offered.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The objectives of the course are to help students:

    • Gain an understanding of an the ability to use the tools and techniques of business analytics to support strategic and operating decisions in sport and entertainment

    • Develop skill in using statistical experimentation and research methods

    • Develop skill in thinking critically about historical data and using historical data for prediction

    • Gain an understanding of an the ability to use scenario analysis

    • Develop skill in survey creation, execution, analysis and reporting

    • Develop skill in presenting and communication data

    B. Learning Outcomes

    • An understanding of an the ability to use the tools and techniques of business analytics to support strategic and operating decisions in sport and entertainment

    • Skill in using statistical experimentation and research methods

    • Skill in thinking critically about historical data and using historical data for prediction

    • Ability to use scenario analysis

    • Skill in survey creation, execution, analysis and reporting

    • Skill in presenting and communication data

    C. Major Topics

    • Tools and techniques of business analytics for decision support

    • Using statistical experimentation and research methods

    • Thinking critically about historical data Gain an understanding of an the ability to use scenario analysis

    • Survey creation, execution, analysis and reporting

    • Presenting and communication data

    D. Textbooks

    Winston, Wayne L. Microsoft Excel 2010: Data analysis and Business Modeling 3 ed.

    Walkenbach, John Favorite Excel 2007 Tips and Tricks

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Microsoft Excel

    Microsoft Excel Analysis Tool-Pak

    R (open source) or Minitab

    Scarborough or equivalent

    Microsoft CRM or equivalent

    Microsoft MapPoint

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    The student's grade is based on performance on eight assignments and a research project:

    8 projects (5% of final grade each) 40%

    Research project 60%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    The student's grade is based on performance on eight assignments and a research project:

    8 projects (5% of final grade each) 40%

    Research project 60%

    H. Attendance Policy

    Class attendance is an expectation.

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Students are expected to turn in assigned work on the dates noted in the syllabus. An opportunity to make up missed assignments may be provided in the case of a verified medical emergency.

    The USF Graduate School policy on academic integrity can be found at http://www.grad.usf.edu/policies_Sect7_full.php#integrity

    J. Program This Course Supports

    MBA/Sport and Entertainment Management Concentration


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Proposed MS in Sport and Entertainment Management



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