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30 - MUN - Municipality Services and Local Governance

MUN 107 - Recreational Parks and Services

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MUN 107 29 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 107 02 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 107 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 107 11 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 107 16 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In the context of leadership roles and responsibilities in the field of recreation and park administration, this course examines issues related to the organization and administration of human resources, finances, areas and facilities, programs, risk management and liability. This is a problem-based learning course, including case study, problem solving, project applications and working with stakeholders.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the basic concepts of recreation, play, and leisure in society
  • Being familiar with the roles and responsibilities of recreation programs and services
  • Learning how to organize and administrate different recreational service systems
  • Gaining insight as to the trends, issues, and challenges within the park and recreation professions

Who Should Attend?

  • City planning managers
  • Professionals working in the field of urban distribution
  • Public service provision officers
  • Constructors
  • Anyone involved in recreational parks and services administration

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Parks, recreation and leisure services as a career
  • Professional development
  • Portfolios, technical writing, affiliation
  • Philosophical analysis of play, recreation & leisure
  • Key concepts and terms

Day 2

  • Government role in recreation services
  • State and local government systems
  • Introduction to history of recreation and leisure services
  • Personal leisure perspectives

Day 3

  • Sociocultural factors
  • Social functions of comm. Recreation
  • Member services
  • Outdoor recreation and camp programs
  • Resource management

Day 4

  • Campus recreation
  • Military recreation
  • Therapeutic recreation
  • Commercial recreation
  • Travel & tourism
  • Special events and festivals

Day 5

  • Holiday celebrations
  • Sport management
  • Fitness facilities
  • Professional organizations
  • Professional certifications and continuing education
  • Future perspectives of recreation & leisure