Financing the Sport Enterprise / Edition 1

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Sawyer (Indiana State University) provides students in sport management with a survey of traditional and innovative aspects of financial management. Coverage includes foundations of sport finance, financial accountability and planning, financial development, sales operations, fundraising, and financial risk management. Appendices provide references such as a sport sponsorship preparation and proposal outline, a concession lease agreement, guidelines on non- profit organization. No background in financial concepts is assumed. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571675200
  • Publisher: Sagamore Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 318
  • Sales rank: 1,355,625
  • Product dimensions: 9.84 (w) x 7.09 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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  • Posted January 22, 2009

    how to start and operate a sports team for fun and profit

    FINANCING THE SPORT ENTERPRISE by Thomas H. Sawyer, Michael Hypes, and Julin Ann Hypes. Sagamore Publishing, 804 North Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820; 800-327-5557;; 2004. 316+vi pp. $54.95 trade paper, ISBN 1-57167-520-5. illustrations, tables, appendices, index. Financial planning for purchasng a team, financial management, various revenue sources, licensing, box-office operations, and fund-raising--it's all here in this comprehensive, authoritative handbook on purchasing and operating a sport enterprise. Professor of Physical Education, Recreation and Sport Management is only one of Sawyer's credentials. Michal Hypes and Ann Hypes also hold university-level positions in sport management and have much other experience in this area besides. Guidance covers 'The Foundations of Sports Finance' and steps of purchasing a team through creating a base of loyal fans for financial stability and fund-raising using volunteers and members of a boosters' club. Risk management, including proper insurance, is another basic financial subject covered. Frequently using bulleted lists and highlighted insets, the authors go into all of the significant sub-topics and considerations of their general topics in this outstanding manual primarily for the lay person with an interest in owning an amateur or semi-professional team.

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