MSc in Sports Industry Management

Paris & Shanghai , France Paris & Shanghai , China
2 years
10 / 12
emlyon business school successfully meets the specific recruitment needs for young talent with a global, adaptable outlook in this continuously growing industry by uniting its expertise in international management with the market experience of some of the world’s major sports companies in the MSc in Sports Industry Management program. 

Full description

As a student of this program, you will acquire fundamental management knowledge that will form the basis of your profession, specialist skills and techniques essential for success in the sports industry and broad knowledge of the dynamics of this market.

In addition, the semester at emlyon business school’s Shanghai campus will add both an international experience as well as business knowledge of this fast-growing region to your resume.


  • Meet, learn & work for top companies like: A.S.O; Adidas F.IA.; Paris 2024; PSG
  • Benefit from the program’s direct partnership and relationships with global industry players
  • Delivered in Paris & Shanghai with International Seminars to other countries
  • For students holding a Bachelor’s Degree minimum in any field
  • 18 months including a 4 to 6-month internship
  • Tuition €24,500
  • MSc approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
  • Taught in English

Develop an international aptitude of the sports industry

Requiring more than just a passion for sports to distinguish yourself, you’ll need to understand the dynamics and nuances of how factors like politics, marketing, public relations, and supply chains affect the industry.

You’ll also need to ensure that you have the necessary resourcefulness to stay one step ahead of the competition by having the ability to proactively anticipate and solve problems as well as constantly adapt. In Paris and Shanghai, you will acquire the necessary specialist knowledge, meet top industry players and experience the sports industry in other business environments.

Meet & learn from the sports’ industry global experts

To fully immerse yourself in the multicultural reality of the sports industry, you will benefit from International Seminars to other countries as well as immersive semesters in France and China.

May it be through presentations, workshops or company visits, the knowledge and experience you'll gain during these global exposure opportunities will help you acquire essential assets to meet the needs of future recruiters and build a solid professional network.

Stand-out & be sought-out by recruiters

The program was set up in collaboration with a group of companies in the sports and outdoor industry to respond to specific recruitment needs.

The concrete skills and knowledge you will learn, coupled with the international experiences and understanding you will develop will provide you with an excellent profile for some of our partner companies like: Adidas, Eider, Millet, Patagonia, Petzl, Salomon, Tecnica, The North Face, Vuarnet, Wilson, etc.


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