Objective(s) of a study programme:
To train a sports and cultural events manager who is able to research and analyze the needs of sports and cultural environments, develop and implement projects, apply innovations rationally utilizing sporting, cultural and recreational resources, and organize sports and cultural events, who is knowledgeable about the legislation related to the sports and culture sectors in the Republic of Lithuania and the European Union, and who is able to work independently and in a team, and communicate and collaborate in the national and international markets.
1. The knowledge of the legislation related to the sports and cultural environments of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Union.
2. The ability to apply the specialist knowledge of sports and culture management to implementation of rational solutions in the area of sports and culture management.
3. Analyze the historical development of sports and culture, sports structures and theories of culture.
4. Ability to research, analyse and assess public and private sports and cultural environments applying contemporary methods of information processing.
5. Ability to apply the research methods used in the area of sports and culture which allow identification of the needs of the audience and opportunities for the development of the events industry.
6. Generate event ideas, organise sports and cultural events by applying modern, innovative directing and technological decisions.
7. Prepare sports and culture projects, find financial resources for their implementation, form team and organize publicity of project activities.
8. Identify and develop communication and collaboration aims and directions with national and international partners in the field of sports and culture.
9. Ability to communicate affectively, use native and foreign languages proficiently in real and virtual professional environment.
10. Ability to think critically and analytically, solve problems in professional activities independently and in a team, evidence decisions by arguments.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Lectures, seminars, workshops, discussions, research works, individual and group works and presentations of results, case studies, literature analysis, project development, individual assignments, etc.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Accumulative grading strategy is applied. Particular study achievements foreseen in the programme of the study subject are assessed by components of accumulative assessment. Achievements of the study subjects are assessed during the semester, mid-assessments are applied, tests are done, practical and independent works are described and defended orally. Subject studies are completed with examination assessment.
Study subjects (modules), practical training:
Scope of the major study field in credits – 148.
Information Technology, Business Mathematics and Statistics, Micro- and Macroeconomics, Occupational and Civil Safety, Document Management, History of Sports and Culture, Sports Management and Industry, Culture Management and Creative Industries, Methodology of Applied Research, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Marketing Research, Organization of Sporting and Cultural Events, Communication and Public Relations, Media and Information Visualisation, Recreational, Sports and Cultural Resources, Intellectual Property Law and Copyrights, Term Paper, Business of Events Organisation, Project Preparation and Management, Fundamentals of Protocol and Etiquette, Directing Events and Audio-visual Technologies, Sports and Cultural Institutions Administration and Strategic Management, Event Infrastructure Management.
Professional activity practices:
Practical Training of Management Skills, Entrepreneurship Skills Practical Training in BPTF, Internship of Sports and Culture Creative projects, Final Practical Training.
Student’s optional courses:
Student‘s optional courses consist of 9 credits. Students can choose any optional courses from the subjects taught in other study programmes at Klaipeda State College or choose to attend a particular course in other higher education institution.
Distinctive features of a study programme:
Access to professional activity or further study:
Access to professional activity:
Sports and cultural events managers will be able to work as managers or project managers in sports and entertainment enterprises, establish their own companies and implement sports and entertainment projects.
Access to further study:
Graduates can seek for acknowledgement of study achievements in order to continue first study circle studies at university. After graduation of bridging studies or accomplishment of the requirements set by other higher education institution, graduates are entitled to continue second study circle postgraduate studies.