All posts tagged: Leisure

Essential leadership skills for sport and leisure professionals

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services provides cutting-edge information on the subject of careers in leisure services

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A foundational guide to financial management in the leisure industry

This textbook covers the basics of economics, introduces accounting methodologies and helps students learn financial management methods and system, using current technical and technological skills. It then goes on to explore other roles and responsibilities of financial management, such as preparing students with a basic political skill set to enable them to organize fundraising activities and work closely with governing bodies and groups. Suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, this book offers online ancillaries for lecturers and provides a complete package for both student and lecturer. Normal price: £39.99 I €48.00 HK Rewards Members’ Price: £31.99 I €38.40 Find out more

The role of leisure in the lives of the elderly

As the number and percent of older people in developed countries continues to grow,tomorrow’s recreation and leisure professionals will be more challenged than ever to meet the needs of an increasingly older and culturally diverse population. Written for students, professors and professionals in recreation, leisure, gerontology and ageing, Leisure and Aging provides a wealth of knowledge on various aspects of life for older people and the role of leisure within it. It helps students think critically about a phase of life that seems remote from their own and provides a perspective to their understanding of ageing and leisure. Price: £39.99 I €48.00 Find out more