INSTITUTE FOR SPORT BUSINESS
This programme has a focus on innovation and enterprise which are core skills in the world of sport business. It allows you to recognise the link between theory and practice to improve your management skills.
Managing success in sport and sport business is part of our heritage at Loughborough. As a partner to Team GB we know what it takes to deliver results in a challenging environment.
Satisfying consumer, social and environmental expectations in the business of sport requires innovative thinking. Modern sport businesses therefore need innovative and effective management practices to meet these expectations.
This programme provides you with opportunities to undertake applied research to develop innovative solutions to solve real problems confronting sport businesses. Students will develop an understanding of management and marketing principles, how sport is governed, the development of strategy and the place of entrepreneurship and innovation in the changing sport business landscape. The programme complements the successful MSc Sport Management programme that for over 20 years has guided Loughborough postgraduate students in understanding the complexities of the global sport business sector and developing the contemporary management practices to provide them with a competitive advantage in the business of sport.
See the website http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/sport-business-innovation/
a) Use action based learning to develop insight into the knowledge and skills required for innovation in the sports industries
b) Develop the critical analysis skills required to evaluate and reflect on the innovation process and the behaviours required to manage innovation in the sports industry
c) To develop a critical understanding of the dynamics of the sport business sector
d) To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment
To complete the MSc Sport Business Innovation, students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules. Students must complete 1 optional module in the first semester. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits.
Modules are assessed by a combination of written assignments, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.
The Master of Sport Business Innovation prepares you for numerous career paths. These may include careers in commercial sporting organisations, international governing bodies of sport, government, the not for profit sector, as well as the skills required to establish your own sport enterprise business. Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.
- Innovation Management
- Collaborative Project
- Strategy and Planning
- Sports Markets and Industries
- Managing Service Quality in the Sports Industries
- Sports Management Theory and Practice
Choose and complete one optional module in the first semester:
- Understanding Business Failure
- Analysing the Construction of Leadership for a Sport Context
- Digital Technologies and Sport: Evolution and Application
- New Media and Analytics for Sport Business
- Leadership Models and Practices: Applications to a Sport Context
Find more information on modules here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/sport-business-innovation/
We are investing over half a million pounds (£0.5m) in our scholarship and bursary scheme to support your studies at Loughborough University London
in 2017. This package of support celebrates and rewards excellence, innovation and community. Our ambition is to inspire students of the highest calibre and from all backgrounds and nationalities to study with us and benefit from the wider Loughborough University experience and network. Our range of scholarships, bursaries and support packages are available to UK, EU and international students.View the sections below to discover which scholarship options are right for you.
What's on offer for 2017?
Inspiring Success Programme
-For unemployed and underemployed* graduates living in the East London Growth Boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest
-Award value: 100% off your tuition fees
-We are joining forces with The London Legacy Development Company to offer a two day programme of specialist support for graduates, including workshops, skills seminars and networking opportunities to increase students' employability and support those looking to enter into postgraduate education.
-Eligibility: At the end of the programme, eight students will be selected for a 100% scholarship to study a masters course of their choice at our London campus in September 2017.
Dean's Award for Enterprise
-For students looking for the skills and support to launch a new business
-Award value: 90% off fees to launch your business idea
-Eligibility: The award will be given at the discretion of the Dean and the Senior Leadership Team, based on a one-page submission of your business idea.
East London Community Scholarship
-For any students who obtained their GCSE’s or A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) from The Growth Boroughs – Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest
-Award value: 50% off your tuition fees
-Eligibility: Competitive scholarship based on one-page submission showing your contribution to our community.
-For all Loughborough University alumni
-Award value: 20% off your tuition fees
-Eligibility: International and UK/EU alumni holding a current offer for LoughboroughExcellence Scholarship
-For international and UK/EU high achieving students
-Eligibility: Any student holding a high 2:1 or first class undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised high quality institution will be considered.
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/scholarships-and-bursaries/