Preparing female sport management students for leadership roles in sport


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Author: Leberman, Sarah; Shaw, Sally


Women remain under-represented in leadership roles in New Zealand sport. This research examines the university learning experiences and career expectations and experiences of female sport management graduates and CEOs of New Zealand sports organisations. It concludes with implications for tertiary teaching and learning practices. These include integrating curriculum changes to assist in developing relationship building skills and self-awareness; encouraging students to work/volunteer to be work ready when they graduate; and development of career guidance and work life balance as part of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Management; Gender; Culture and society; Career development; Teaching and learning; Higher education; Tertiary education

Keywords: Leadership; Leadership development; Sport; Education and training needs; Career goal; Learning experience

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: Ako Aotearoa (National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence), 2012

Physical description: 41 p.

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Resource type: Report

Rights: This work is published under the Creative Commons 3.0 New Zealand Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike Licence (BY-NC-SA). Under this licence you are free to copy, distribute, display and perform the work as well as to remix, tweak, and build upon this work noncommercially, as long as you credit the author/s and license your new creations under the identical terms.

Document number: TD/TNC 109.1044

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