Modules & Topics

The MBA focuses on modern approaches to sports business, consisting of six modules over three academic semesters. Students enrolling for the course will be equipped with all of the necessary tools to become professionals in the Sports Industry

SPORTS BUSINESS – Module 1

AIM: To disclose what makes sport business special and how it
works on a system level

1. The Distinctive Nature of Sports Business Ecosystems
2. Sports Business Systems
3. Strategy in Sports Business
4. Sports Business Models

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Business Operations

SPORTS MARKETING – Module 2

AIM: Understand the needs and wants of sports business stakeholders to create and propose the unique value

1. Strategic Marketing Planning
2. Marketing Research
3. Relationship Marketing
4. Consumer Behaviour

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Brand & Sports Marketing

SPORTS COMMUNICATION – Module 3

AIM: Underscore the relationship development between organisations, players, fans, and third parties

1. Integrated Communication
2. Sports Advertising
3. Sports and Media
4. Sports and Social networking

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Communication

SPORTS MANAGEMENT – Module 4

AIM: Building a wining culture in sports business organisations

1. Event Management
2. Effective HR Management
3. Decision Making
4. Process Management

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Events

SPORTS ECONOMICS AND FINANCE – Module 5

AIM: Know how to read and use financial statements, engage in financial planning to make both long and short-term financing decisions

1. Sports Accounting and Reporting
2. Financial Management
3. The Industrial Organisation of Sports
4. The Labour Economics of Sports

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Financial Fair Play

SPORTS LAW AND GOVERNANCE – Module 6

AIM: Understanding the relationship between law and the sports business industry, in terms of sports governance and administration

1. Legal Entities in Sport
2. Legal Framework for Sport Competitions and
Their Stakeholders

3. Doping, Corruption and Fair Play in Sport
4. Contracts, Liabilities and Settlements in Sport

Euroleague Basketball Case Study: Legal