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BX2041 - Club and Gaming Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject aims to provide an appropriate foundation in contemporary gambling operations by examining the development, current status, environmental influences and operational issues associated with managing clubs, casinos and associated operations such as gaming machines, racing, wagering, lotteries, keno, on-line gambling, charitable and minor gambling. It seeks to develop critical and analytical thinking as well as ethically responsible management of club and gaming operations. The subject enhances understanding of such operations so as to ensure that students are better equipped to improve their organisations, market position, competitiveness, corporate citizenship and social performance.

Learning Outcomes

  • discuss consumer behaviour in gambling, including motivations and participation in different types of gambling;
  • compare the competitive performance, management and operation of major forms of gambling and the opportunities and challenges they face;
  • explain the legal, administrative and operational responsibilities of clubs and casinos;
  • assess ethical, political, economic, social and technological influences on gambling operations;
  • evaluate the role of key stakeholders in legalised commercial gambling and the socio- economic impacts of gambling on these stakeholders.
Prerequisites: 18 CP OF SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BX3096 TO2043 TO3043 TO5043

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); test/quiz (30%); essay (35%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.