MBA - Sports Management

EU Business School
Course summary
Length: 1 year
Study Pace: Full time/part time
Course type: MBA
Next available date: October 2017 - Geneva
Course Dates
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Course Description

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

Suitability - Who should attend?

Requisites for Admission

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 or GRE
  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • English proficiency

Application Processes

The following must be included in all applications:

  • Copies of all relevant degrees and transcripts
  • Proof of English ability
  • An English language CV
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 1 written or video essay

Selected candidates will participate in a formal interview.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The program results in a MBA in Sports Management from the EU Business School Business School. Candidates will also receive a second Master's degree from Nichols College, Massachusets. 

The EU Business School Business School is accredited by the ACBSP, IQA and IACBE.

Training Course Content

The one-year accredited MBA in Sports Management covers the following curriculum:

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 / 20 ECTS

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


Total tuition fees are as follows:

Barcelona and Munich

  • 2015-2016: €20,300
  • 2016-2017: €20,750

Geneva and Montreux

  • 2015-2016: 37,600 CHF
  • 2016-2017: 38,200 CHF

Provider: EU Business School

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