This course offers an overview of the business of sport, with particular focus on the external environment and the opportunities that exist for sport managers. Upon completion of this course, participants will have increased their understanding of the area and have developed some thinking tools for application in any range of business ventures.
This course is aimed at those who are interested in learning or progressing their knowledge about the business of sport. The sport business environment will be examined in detail with an aim of providing participants with a range of thinking tools to apply to their current or future practice. As such it is designed for those who wish to specialize within the discipline of sport business, acquire vocationally related skills, develop a critical thinking approach to the existing knowledge base and reflect on contemporary developments in the field. The course is targeted at those currently working within or those who are interested in the field of sport management.
Entry Requirements: Any undergraduate degree
Start Date: 23 September 2015
Delivery: This course requires attendance on Wednesdays 2pm - 5pm during the 12 week semester (September to December) with one three hour online session in place of attendance on Wednesday 21 October 2015.
Assessment: 100% Coursework - Individual Report (40%) and Group Presentation/Group Report (60%)
Location: Jordanstown Campus
Cost applicable for UK/EU applicants only. Applicants resident outside of UK/EU should contact [email protected] for a quotation in relation to the cost of the course.
This course is part of a framework of postgraduate professional development opportunities. If you wish, you can study a range of short courses over a period of time and build credit towards the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Once you have successfully completed a combination of short courses worth 60 credits in total, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Full details of available courses can be found at http://addl.ulster.ac.uk/postgradshortcourses