DB 1.2: Favorite Facility
What is your favorite sport facility that you have visited?
Why is it your favorite?
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DB 2.1: Your sport facility experience
Discuss your most memorable sport facility experience.
Provide some of the details of the facility that you can recall. Explain how
and why it impacted you. What made it so memorable?
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DB 2.2: Future Competency of Facility Managers
Read the information on page 29 of our textbook about the
future competency of facility managers. What are your thoughts? Which
competency is most important? Least important? Why do you think this way?
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DB 3.1: Major Construction Project Pitfalls
Review the 10 Major Construction Project Pitfalls found on
page 97 of our textbook. Which do you believe to be most important? Why? Which
do you believe to be least important? Why?
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DB 3.2: The Houston Stadium Process
Read the Behind the Scenes: The Houston Stadium Process on
pages 85&86 of our textbook. Provide feedback as to what you felt was the
most important issues, why you felt this way, and what you would have done if
you were in charge.
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DB 4.1: Facility Focus: The New Yankee Stadium
Read the Facility Focus: The New Yankee Stadium found on
page 120 of our textbook. What do you think? What information did you find out
that you didn’t know prior to reading the facility focus? How is wind an issue?
What would you do about the number of home runs being hit in the new Yankee
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DB 4.2: Facility SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis: How to perform one for your organization
User: virtualstrategist – Added: 7/28/08
View the attached YouTube video on SWOT Analysis and discuss
the following questions
1. Develop a SWOT analysis for a facility by applying the
concepts from the video to an actual sports facilty of your choice. Be sure to
include internal and external factors as part of the activity. I suggest using
page 102 of our textbook to help you with this discussion board post (don’t
forget to tell us the name of the facility you are “SWOTing”).
2. Discuss why it is crucial for management to connect
organizational strengths to both Weaknesses and Opportunities in your planning.
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DB 5.1: Your Facility
You win $100 million in the Powerball lottery and can build
almost any playing field, sports complex, arena, or stadium you want to. What
do you build? Why? Where? Who will be your target audience?
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DB 5.2: Outdoor Playing Field
Tell us about an often used outdoor complex or playing field
near where you live. Explain in detail the complex or field (include the city
& state) and if you were in charge of maintaining the complex or field what
year round maintenance you would perform.
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DB 6.1: Concessions at Facilities
A new concession trend is to serve regional favorites at
stadiums and arenas. Research the concessions offered at one MLB stadium and
one NBA arena. Tell us what facilities you researched. Compare the two and
identify any unique concessions that you found?
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DB 6.2: Major Security Breach at the Facility
Research and tell us about one particular event at a sports
facility that led to a major breach of security for the patrons or
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DB 7.1: Intentional Tort in Sport
Research and tell us about one intentional tort that
occurred in sports. Be specific and in-depth with your answer. Be sure to
include the who, what, when, why, and where of the intentional tort.
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DB 7.2: Slip & Fall Accidents
Read the Behind the Scenes: Fall Facts on page 265 of our
textbook then reply to this scenario:
You are facility director at Post Arena. Slip and fall
accidents are a problem at Post Arena. Develop a plan to limit slip and falls
at Post Arena. Be in-depth and specific with your answers.
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DB 8.1: Violence in the Workplace
According to reports, the number one security threat is
workplace violence. The annual cost of
violence in the workplace is estimated at $3 billion. . List 3 things a
facility manager can do to reduce the risk of workplace violence in their
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DB 8.2: Alcohol Management
User: Z3mvQ3mL00fK0ikgkn0prw – Added: 12/8/13
YouTube URL: httpss://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgWbuHbeFuA
View the attached YouTube video and answer the following
questions on the Discussion Board:
Discuss why alcohol management is important for facility
What are your experiences purchasing alcohol and/or being
near intoxicated fans at a facility?