Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FTNS 215 Business and Risk Management in Fitness

5 credits
This course examines business practices, safety, liability, and negligence in the fitness industry.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain crucial business concepts, including purchasing, contractual agreements, risk management and negligence, technology issues, and other fiscal concerns as they relate to the fitness industry
  • Explain ethical business issues in the fitness industry
  • Define safety, liability, and negligence as they apply to the fitness industry
  • Explain legal aspects of personal training
  • Create a fitness business plan
  • Create a framework for creating risk management documents for a fitness program

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50