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Course Details

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
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 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.

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:Club Management: The Management of Private Membership Clubs - e-book available in the APUS Online Library.
Publication Info:Goodfellow Publishers
Author:Barrows, Clayton
Unit Cost:$55.00
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.