MBA Sports Management

Rise and career in the sport business through part-time study at the University of Bayreuth Bayreuth, 16.09.2010 – last Tuesday was launched for the new Champions League season 2010/2011 and the battle for Europe’s most coveted soccer trophy. The focus of the 22 players are on the lawn, but the men and women in the background are the real stars in the Organization of such competition. The often invisible to the TV audience actors from the sports business shall ensure that the logos of companies on jerseys and gangs adorn, appear images on television screens and to events with interesting frame program are football games in this way. This is just one example that shows how great is the need for specialists with economic knowledge in the sport sector. To meet this need, the University of Bayreuth educates aspiring executives from the sports industry specialists of sport management. The University of Bayreuth is since 1985 as a benchmark for training in sports management, and offers the course MBA sports management for career changers and industry insiders a part-time solution for a sports-related master’s.

MBA co-ordinator Stefan Spatz of the campus Academy white students as well as instructors from theory and practice are enthusiastic about the program and the flexible concept”, report of the University of Bayreuth. Students are trained at 12 weekends from Friday to Sunday over the course of 2 years in business, legal and sports economic subjects. Programme presenter said Prof. Woratschek: rhetorical skills and negotiation skills are nowadays indispensable as soft factors, to make contacts and success in the sports business. The curriculum of the MBA sports management also takes this development into account! “.” Practical case studies, individualized project work and conversation evenings with experts round off the presence of weekends in Bayreuth.

Participants who have previously completed studies and professional experience, will also benefit from the excellent alumni network of Bayreuth sports economists. Alumnus Alexander Jobst, head of sales at FIFA, and Michael Welling, Senior Director of international marketing for Sportfive recommend the course relied upon to develop his career in sports management. The deadline for applications for the new year of studies, starting in November 2010 is the 30th of September. Circumstances available also late entries after this date.

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