The Sports Management MBA at EU Business School is an interdisciplinary program designed to teach management skills such as sports marketing and management, sports advertising, media relations and sports sponsorship programs. The industry offers diverse and dynamic opportunities ranging from involvement in professional sports to managing events and private, public and corporate health and fitness clubs. Increasing awareness of fitness and wellness and the popularity of professional sports results in marketing and media opportunities and sponsorships. Sporting events, whether they are small local competitions or large events with worldwide exposure, require professional managers to ensure maximum benefit for all stakeholders. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for a wide range of managerial positions in sport-related fields.
Duration: Three terms
Credits: 76 CH/100 ECTS
Start Dates: October, January, March
Locations: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux
Teaching Language: English
Degree Awarded: EU Switzerland private accredited MBA degree
Visit the website - https://www.euruni.edu/euruni/Programs/Graduate-MBA/MBA-Sports-Management/Overview/MBA-Sports-Management-Overview.html
The next graduate/MBA start dates are:
Fall Term: October 3, 2016
Winter Term: January 9, 2017
Spring Term: March 20, 2017
Fall Term: October 2, 2017
Double Degree On Campus
- MSc in International Management
For students who do not have two years of work experience
Duration: Three terms
Double Degree Awarded: EU Switzerland private accredited MBA degree + an official MSc in International Management degree awarded by the University of Roehampton in London
For students who have two or more years of work experience
Duration: Three terms
Double Degree Awarded: EU Switzerland private accredited MBA degree + an official MBA awarded by the University of Roehampton in London
Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed term. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. Please see the list of our partners (https://www.euruni.edu/Scripts/Index.aspx?id=17363
Career Counseling: EU has departments on each campus to help students find jobs in their field of study.
Admission Requirements: Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students must also have an intermediate English level.
Admission period: Year round.
Students gain the knowledge necessary to become successful sports managers, through case study research, industrial visits and routine networking with professional sports industry professionals, in addition to the managerial training they receive in a classroom setting.
ECTS-European Credit Transfer System
TERM I (18 CH | 23 ECTS)
MCO 101 - Management Skills
MCO 102 - Organizational Behavior
MCO 103 - Managerial Accounting
MCO 104 - Marketing
MCO 105 - Quantitative Business Methods
MCO 106 - Negotiation (seminar)
MCO 107 - Business Law (seminar)
MCO 108 - Personal & Professional Development
TERM II (21 CH | 27 ECTS)
MCO 201 - Finance
MCO 202 - Human Resources Management
MCO 203 - Global Economics
MCO 204 - Strategic Management
MCO 205 - Management Information Systems
MCO 206 - Business Strategy Simulation
MCO 207 - Job Career Planning (seminar)
MCO 208 - Communication Skills (seminar)
MCO 209 - Personal & Professional Development
TERM III (15 CH | 20 ECTS)
MSP 301 - Sports Marketing Management
MSP 302 - Financial Management Applications to Sport
MSP 303 - Sports Sponsorship
MSP 304 - Sports Management Issues
MSP 305 - Crafting Unique Sports Events
The sports market is expanding in countries which are experiencing strong economic growth, such as China, Russia, Brazil and India, as well as other Asian, African, Middle Eastern and Latin American countries.
Important international sporting events are taking place worldwide. Examples include the Rio de Janeiro and Sochi Olympic Games and the Football World Cup in Brazil, Russia and Qatar.
The sports market is often identified through its media and commercial activities. It is breaking ground through the incorporation of various sectors into areas of the business world:
- Development of new sport-related media
- Optimization of new sports facilities
- Expansion of online games and betting
- Sports, the environment and sustainable development
- Sports organization within companies
- Charity sports and sponsorship
- Sports ethics and society
Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students must also have an intermediate English level.