Educational Objectives

SES 465 – LAB #4A

 

Name:

Date:

 

Complete the following Skill-Builder Exercises during the LAB session.

Then submit the completed work by either taking a picture or scanning the pages. Make sure to post the document on Canvas to receive points for attendance and participation in the weekly LAB session.

*Note points will be deducted if the assignment is not submitted before the weekly module information is due on Tuesday or Thursday before 11:59 PM.

(located on page 120 – 124 in your textbook)

 

 

 

Skill-Builder 4.1 : Writing Objectives

 

Objective

To develop your ability to write effective objectives

Preparation

You will analyze and rewrite several ineffective objectives and then write nine new objectives.

Part 1

Analyze the following objectives. First, note the missing components and the criteria that haven’t been met. Then rewrite the objective so that it meets all “must” criteria. Make sure that your rewrites contain the four parts noted in the text (infinitive, action verb, result, and target date).

1. “To improve our company image by year end 2015”

What does it want to improve specifically? How do they know if they have improved? They need comparison of past and future company image opinions through surveys and ratings

 

 

Criteria missing: ————————-­

Improved objective: ————————-

 

To improve our customers satisfaction rating by 20% by the end of 2015 by improving customer service

 

 

2.

To increase the number of fans by 10°/o

By when and how will that goal be met. They may include by increasing their marketing.

 

Criteria missing: ————————–­

 

 

To increase the number of fans by 30% by the end of the season by increasing marketing through social media.

 

Improved objective: ————————–

 

3. To increase profits during 2015

How will they meet profit and by how much?

 

Criteria missing: —————————

 

Improved objective: _________________________

To increase profit by 20% by the end of 2015 by raising services prices and improving the quality of the service

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information gathered from the Textbook Applied Sport Management Skills

 

SES 465 – LAB #4

 

Name:

Date: ——–

 

 

 

4. To sell 5% more hot dogs and 2%more soda at the baseball game on June 13, 2015

Criteria missing:

How will they meet that and how they are going to increase their traffic.

 

 

 

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To sell 5% more hot dogs and 2% more soda at the baseball game on June 13, 2015 by increasing customer traffic by changing the location of stand to a more populated area.

 

Improved objective: _

 

Part 2

Write three educational, personal, and career objectives that you want to accomplish. Your objectives can be as short-term as something you want to accomplish next week or as iong­ term as 20 years from now. Be sure your objectives meet the criteria given in the text for effective objectives.

Educational Objectives

 

Earn a 4.0 GPA by the end of this semester by turning in all assignment on time.

 

 

Graduate in May by finishing the semester with all A’s

 

 

Get accepted to the sport psychology graduate program at Barry by applying and maintaining my GPA

 

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Personal Objectives

 

Work out 3 to 4 times a week between my classes

 

 

Maintain body weight by eating healthy and exercising 3 to 4 times a week

 

 

Improve my well-being my meditating at night and gratitude in the morning

 

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Career Objectives

 

To get five new clients by the end of March by being more active on social media and reaching out to parents.

 

Own a soccer facility by 2024 by building up my clientele and saving money.

 

 

Have my own private sport psychology practice by 2025 by getting all the certificates and licenses needed, and saving money.

 

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Turn these in on Canvas for credit for Lab and participation.

 

 

Information gathered from the Textbook Applied Sport Management Skills

 

 

 

 

Name:

 

 

 

Indicate how well each statement describes your behavior by placing a number from 1 to 5 on the line before the statement.

 

Describes me       Ones not describe me
5 4 3 2 1

 

1. _____ I have a specific end result to accomplish whenever I start a project of any kind.

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2. _____ When setting objectives, I state only the end result to be accomplished; I don’t specify how the result will be accomplished.

3. _____ I have specific and measurable objectives; for example, I know the specific grade I want to earn in this course.

4. _____ I set objectives that are difficult but achievable.

5. _____ I set deadlines when I have something I need to accomplish, and I meet the deadlines.

6. _____ I have a long-term goal (what I will be doing in 3-5 years) and short-term objectives to get me there.

7. ____ I have written objectives stating what I want to accomplish.

8. _____ I know my strengths and weaknesses, am aware of threats, and seek opportunities.

9. _____ I analyze a problem and alternative actions, rather than immediately jumping right in with a solution.

10. _____ I spend most of my day doing what I plan to do, rather than dealing with emergencies and trying to get organized.

11. _____ I use a calendar, appointment book, or some form of to-do list.

12. _____ I ask others for advice.

13. _____ I follow appropriate policies, procedures, and rules.

14. _____ I develop contingency plans in case my plans do not work out as I expect.

15. ______I implement my plans and determine whether I have met my objectives.

 

Add up the numbers you assigned to the statements to see where you fall on the following continuum.

 

Effective planner         Ineffective planner
75 65 45 35 25 15

 

Don’t be too disappointed if your score isn’t as high as you would like. All of these items are characteristics of effective planning. Review the items that did not characterize you. After studying this chapter and doing the exercises, you can improve your planning skills.

 

Information gathered from the Textbook Applied Sport Management Skills

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