115-3008/01 – Ethics of Sports Professionals and Sports Ethics (PEES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Irena Durdová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Irena Durdová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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DUR45 doc. RNDr. Irena Durdová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To improve student knowledge of managerial ethics 2. To acquaint students with the Code of Sports Ethics and the European Sports Charter. 3. To analyze the negative factors, phenomena and problems of the current sporting environment. 4. To categorize the ethical behavior of a sports manager.

Teaching methods



The subject Professional Ethics and Sports Ethics draws attention to the fundamental ethical principles and ethical codes related to the performance of the profession of a sports manager. The subject is supposed to deepen students’ knowledge of managerial ethics, analyse negative factors, phenomena of contemporary sports environment. The subject is intended to guide students to discuss the possibility of eliminating negative phenomena from sport, their own considerations leading to awareness of the dangers of doping, corruption, racism, commercialization and other phenomena for today’s sport, to outline a concept that would lead to the return of the basic idea of competing in sport according to the fair play principles.

Compulsory literature:

BOWEN Jack, Ronald S. KATZ, Jeffrey R. MITCHELL, Donald J. POLDEN a Richard WALDEN. Sport, Ethics and Leadership. London: Routledge, 2017. 262 s. ISBN 978-1138738461. MOONDY, R. Wayne a Joseph J. MARTOCCHIO. Human Resource Management. 14th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2016. 432 s. ISBN 978-0133848809. PROCTOR, Tony. Creative problem solving for managers. 4th ed. Abingdon: Routledge, 2013. 384 s. ISBN 978-0-415-71402-0.

Recommended literature:

HOEGER,W.K. and HOEGER,S.A. Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellnes. A Personalized Program.Eleventh Edition. Wadsworth: International Edition, 2011. ISBN 9780495560111 MOONDY, R. Wayne a Joseph J. MARTOCCHIO. Human Resource Management. 14th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2016. 432 s. ISBN 978-0133848809. PEDERSEN, Paul M., THIBAULT, Lucie. Contemporary Sport Management. 5th ed. Leeds: Human Kinetics, 2014. 560 s. ISBN 9781450469654.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Ethics, ethical categories and terms 2. The history of sports ethics, development and present-day situation in the Czech Republic and EU countries 3. Ethics in sport, sport ethic codices in the Czech Republic and in Europe 4. Negative factors and problems of the present-day sports environment, sport manager's possibilities of solving them 5. The approach of managers, sports clubs, organizations and institutions to the problems of sports ethics, the summary of tools 6. Ethical decision-making process in the sports environment 7. Ethical behaviour, ethical codices and sports 8. Education in ethical behaviour, ethical behaviour from the sport manager's point of view 9. Ethical behaviour within a sports club, organization, interpersonal relations 10. Ethical behaviour of sportsmen towards the outside world 11. The biggest problems of sports ethics, etiquette 12. Ethical approach to handicapped sportsmen 13. Managerial ethics in solving some current problems, e.g. breaking the rules in fair-play, racism, corruption and other negative phenomena in sport 14. Doping in sport, examples of abusing supporting drugs, fighting against doping, proposals of solutions

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85  85
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2011/2012 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T101) Sports Management P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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