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MBA - Sports Management

EU Business School
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1 year
English
Barcelona, Geneva, Montreaux, Munich
MBA
Full-time

MBA - Sports Management

MBA Sports Management EU Business School

MBA in Sports Management - A 1 year accredited programme from EU Business School

The internationally accredited MBA programme by EU Business School offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary MBA curriculum, with emphasis on the sports industry. The programme is designed to teach management skills such as sports marketing, sports advertising, media relations and sponsorship programmes.

This full-time MBA in Sports Management exposes participants to diverse and dynamic opportunities, which range 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.

International Campuses in Spain, Switzerland and Germany

EU Business School offers its candidates a truly international experience, with the option to study at multiple campuses. After just one term, candidates can transfer to any of EU's sister campuses in Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux.

Graduates of the MBA in Sports Management have been successfully recruited into top companies and received the opportunity to:

  • Develop new sport-related media
  • Optimise new sports facilities
  • Expand on the online games and betting industry
  • Work within sustainability in sports
  • Work with charity sports and sponsorship
  • Work with sports ethics and society

Application and Admission Requirements

Admissions Standards

Applicants to the MBA in Sports Management are evaluated holistically, based on their personal, academic and professional qualities and experiences.

Qualified candidates have achieved:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university; minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Satisfactory scores on the GMAT
  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • English proficiency

Application Requirements

The following must be included in all applications:

  • Completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • Certified copy of your bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university*
  • Official copy of your academic transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation​
  • 1 written or video essay
  • 1 copy of CV/résumé
  • 3 passport-size photos (or electronic passport photo)
  • Copy of passport
  • Bank letter certifying the applicant’s financial solvency

Selected candidates will participate in a formal interview.

Degree and diploma etc.

Graduates of the program will be awarded a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Sports Management from the EU Business School Business School and well as a second Master's degree from Nichols College, Massachusetts.

The EU Business School Business School is accredited by the ACBSP (The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), IQA (International Quality Accreditation) and IACBE (The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education).

EU Business School International Accreditation 

Program Structure

The MBA specialized in Sports Management is designed to cover the following curriculum in general management and business practices for the sports industry:

Term I - 18 Credit Hours / 23 ECTS

  • Management Skills
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Business Methods
  • Negotiation (seminar)
  • Business Law (seminar)
  • Industrial Visits and Invited Managers' Lectures

Term II - 18 Credit Hours / 23 ECTS

  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Global Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Communication Skills (seminar)
  • Job Career Planning (seminar)
  • Industrial Visits and Invited Managers' Lectures

Term III - 15 Credit Hours / 20ECTS

  • Sports Marketing Management
  • Financial Management Applications to Sport
  • Sports Ethics & Social Issues
  • Sports Management
  • Media Relations Sports & Sports Broadcasting
  • Research Report

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