Developing the necessary skills for managing sport organizations. Applied Sport Management Skills, uses the four management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling to teach students how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport. This comprehensive and fully updated text provides an overview of management topics with a unique focus on developing the skills necessary for managing sport organisations. It will help learn the skills of the sport manager, including creative problem solving, strategic planning and developing the skills to lead, organise, and delegate. By taking principles and concepts presented in the text and applying them to professional practice, students will be able to assess how their interests and skills can contribute to the growing field of sport management.