This course will provides expert advice from a Parks and Recreation professional with 20+ years of experience. In this course, you will gain basic knowledge about Parks and Recreation programming. In this industry programming is used to describe schedule activities and classes that facilities provide to members such as fitness classes, swimming lessons or sports camps. From identifying a potential area of opportunity to thinking through the logistics and planning of your event, this course will provide you with the basic knowledge to plan and organize a Recreation and Leisure program for your community. Other course segments will provide insights on hiring and training full-time and part-time staff to run your programs. Topics include interview questions that will provide valuable insights to performance reviews and goal setting. The final course segment on idea generation will help you identify unique program themes that will differentiate your program for others in your area. Parks and Recreation Programming and Management will give you the insight and know how to plan and execute outstanding programs for your community.
This presentation provides you with the informational content shown in all the video segments. Great for using to take notes during each lecture.
With over 20 years of experience in Parks & Recreation, Jordan Wienke has worked in a large variety of public, private and university including the Georgia Institute of Technology, the YMCA and several multi-million dollar recreational complexes. During her long career, Jordan has played key roles in the planning and management of programs and events such as the 2006 Division I NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championship. Her work has also been published in a number of industry publications. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Recreation Administration for Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. In her free time, Jordan writes for ParksandRecAdvice.com, a website dedicated to offering free advice to up-and-coming Parks and Recreation professionals.