Master in Sport Management
The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to guide you in your development as an integrated professional of sport management and train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, establish strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information with sound judgement.
The sports industry has had a growing impact on the global economy over the last 20 years with investment in public infrastructure, mobilizing resources and creating new professions and jobs. Today it is one of the professional sectors with the most economic momentum, creating opportunities for many people who aspire to a future in the world of sports.
The Master in Sport Management Online is a 13-month program that delves into the most important aspects of management applied to sport. It has 60 ECTS (credits) and it is composed of an introductory module, mandatory modules, and elective modules.
The Master in Sport Management puts you at the center of your education and is based on a learning by doing methodology. We encourage collaborative work and transfer the content to specific situations in sport management (connective teaching methodologies and social constructivism). Our staff of expert faculty will guide you in the learning process, providing high quality training with the flexibility of online study.
To be admitted, you must meet one of the following requirements:
- Have a Bachelor's degree, diploma or equivalent.
- Have 3 years experience in the field of sports management.
- Have developed a career as a professional athlete.
Online in English and Spanish.
Also available on campus in Amsterdam in English, and blended in Barcelona in Spanish.
This Master is for you if:
- You’re an (ex-) athlete who is looking for academic training in management to give your professional career a boost.
- You’re working in a business environment and want to specialize in the sports industry.
- You wish to complete your education with a specialized postgraduate degree in the administration and management of sports.
- To understand and apply strategic, global and objective vision to the sports industry from a business perspective.
- To create new market opportunities by applying an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture inclined towards innovation in sports organizations.
- To use the most innovative practices in sports marketing and be more effective in brand strategy and sponsorship execution.
- To detect the key factors to lead professional teams and obtain the best results.
- To interpret the financial statements of a sports organization and create financial strategies for new products and businesses.
- To optimize the management of a sports facility and sporting event.
- Learning 3.0: flexible schedules, different learning, and technological environments.
- World-class faculty: interaction with expert professors and professionals from the industry.
- Collaborative tools, group work, communication, and debate.
- Sports industry oriented: approaches training from the business sector to the sports industry.
- Learning based on experience: designed to improve professionalism.
- Sports Competition (professional sports teams and event organizers).
- Governance (sports federations and associations).
- Facilities and Sports Events (championship organizers, sports clubs).
- Community Sports (foundations, municipalities).
- Sports Consulting (private business initiatives).
- Sports Journalism (media).
- Marketing and Sponsorship (private and public companies).