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TO5043 - Club and Gaming Management

[Not offered in 2012]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

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 and problem solving skills in the 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

  • compare the competitive performance, management and operation of major forms of gambling in Australia and the opportunities and challenges they face;
  • discuss consumer behaviour in gambling, including motivations and participation in different types of gambling;
  • explain the organisational structure of clubs and casinos and their legal, administrative and operation responsibilities;
  • assess ethical, political, economic, social and technological influences on the historical development and growth of gambling operations in Australia;
  • evaluate the role of key stakeholders in legalised commercial gambling and the socio-economic impacts of gambling on these stakeholders.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
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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.