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HOSP311 - Club Management

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP311 Course ID: 2952 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

A study of club management that includes many different forms of clubs in existence around the world today: health, golf, leisure, professional, and other forms of clubs. The course focuses on all aspects of social, physical, and business issues associated with club management


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define the nature, ownership, and types of clubs
  2. Develop a strategic plan for a private club
  3. Evaluate recruitment, selection, and orientation tasks for staffing a club
  4. Evaluate the purpose and activities of a club in relation to the purpose and membership of the club
  5. Analyze the financial performance of a club.

Reading Assignments:

The textbook and additional journals as assigned in the lessons

Forum Assignments:

Detailed forum expectations and grading rubrics are posted in the forums and in the classroom lessons.

Homework Assignments and Final Project:

There are assignments due throughout the course, and a final project due at the end of the course. Specific details for each assignment can be found in the Assignments section of your online classroom.


Online quizzes may be comprised of multiple choice, short answer and true/false questions.

The VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore.

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Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Contemporary Club Management, 3rd ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
Publication Info:VS-Pearson
Unit Cost:$95.30
Electronic ISBN:9781269457491
Electronic Unit Cost:$37.80

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.