Executive Master in Global Sports Management

FC Barça Innovation Hub and ESADE Business School want to change the world of sports management.

This master was designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to carry out management functions with a high degree of efficacy, specifically in the sports business industry. Our goal is to create an ecosystem that bolsters knowledge and innovation. This ecosystem is based on a model that promotes a culture of excellence and collaboration with prestige brands, universities, research centers, startups, entrepreneurs, students, athletes, investors and visionaries from all over the world.

Face-to-Face Modules

The Executive Master in Global Sports Management consists of 4 face-to-face modules in Barcelona, The United Arab Emirates and Asia. Three of the main geographical areas where the largest investments in sports management, such as F1, Soccer World Cup or broadcast media are being made, and where you will enjoy a unique and global networking experience.

Module 1: Management

The aim of this module is to open your mind, expand your knowledge of different functional areas and enrich your training by providing a global and holistic overview of your company. This overview will provide you with a solid foundation of management that will enable you to make more informed decisions. During the module participants from different business areas will work together to foster a cross-functional collaborative environment.

 

Online Sessions

  • Environment and Organisation of the Sports Industry II (2.5 ECTS)
  • Sales and Revenue Management (3 ECTS)

 

Face-to-face Sessions (BCN)

  • General Management (3 ECTS)
  • Marketing Management (3 ECTS)
  • Environment and Organisation of he Sports Industry I (2.5 ECTS)

Modules 2 and 3: Specialisation

These modules will focus exclusively on Sports Management. During them, you will be given the knowledge and tools to leverage current market trends and apply key past and future issues relevant to the sports management industry.

 

Online Sessions

  • Financial Analysis and Planning (3 ECTS)
  • Personal Development and Organisational Development (2,5 ECTS)

 

Online Sessions

  • Competing Through Operations (2 ECTS)
  • Business Information Systems (2 ECTS)

 

Face-to-face Sessions (UAE)

  • Sports Events and New-Generation Facilities (3 ECTS)
  • Sports Marketing and Sponsorship(4 ECTS)

 

Face-to-face Sessions (Asia)

  • Media and Copyright Management (3 ECTS)
  • Management of High-Performance Athletes (3 ECTS)

Module 4 Leadership

The final module brings together previous learnings within the framework of sports management and aims to develop leadership skills catered around three main ideas: collaborative leadership, managing change within organisations and international awareness.

 

Online Sessions

  • Ethics and Law in Sports (3 ECTS)
  • Frontiers of Leadership (2 ECTS)
  • Managing Influence (1.5 ECTS)
  • New Trends and New Challenges (1.5 ECTS)
  • Business Development Project (6 ECTS)

 

Face-to-face Sessions

  • Experience Innovation (2 ECTS)
  • Management of Change and Organisations (2 ECTS)
  • ON/OFF Digital Strategies (3 ECTS)
  • Sports & Technology (3 ECTS)

Faculty Directory

Harold Mayne-Nicholls

President of the Chilean Foundation “Ganamos todos”

Javier Sobrino

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at FC Barcelona

Jaime Castelló Molina

Lecturer, Department of Marketing in ESADE Business School

Carlos Cantó

CEO in SPSG Consulting & Sports Business​ in ESADE Business School

Benefits

The faculty team

The ability to apply theory and research to day-to-day business reality is one of ESADE’s main assets. This is possible thanks to its teaching staff, made up of a wide diversity of profiles, which have in common their enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and experience.

They are innovators in the generation and transmission of knowledge and possess an extraordinary capacity to analyse and communicate the complex aspects of reality in an effective manner.

ESADE Alumni

ESADE Alumni is the largest professional association in Spain and the second largest in Europe among business schools.

It’s aim is to foster networking, facilitate knowledge updating and support professional development throughout its members’ careers by means of activities, courses, conferences and events that you can take advantage of from day one of your Executive Master in
Global Sports Management.

International recognition

ESADE Business School and ESADE Executive Education are consistently
top-ranked worldwide.

It continuously occupies top places in the main world rankings year after year. It enjoys triple international accreditation (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB) and has over 150 exchange agreements with universities all over the world.

Benefits

The faculty team

The ability to apply theory and research to day-to-day business reality is one of ESADE’s main assets. This is possible thanks to its teaching staff, made up of a wide diversity of profiles, which have in common their enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and experience.

They are innovators in the generation and transmission of knowledge and possess an extraordinary capacity to analyse and communicate the complex aspects of reality in an effective manner.

ESADE Alumni

ESADE Alumni is the largest professional association in Spain and the second largest in Europe among business schools.

It’s aim is to foster networking, facilitate knowledge updating and support professional development throughout its members’ careers by means of activities, courses, conferences and events that you can take advantage of from day one of your Executive Master in
Global Sports Management.

International recognition

ESADE Business School and ESADE Executive Education are consistently
top-ranked worldwide.

It continuously occupies top places in the main world rankings year after year. It enjoys triple international accreditation (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB) and has over 150 exchange agreements with universities all over the world.

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Starts

October the 19th, 2019

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Price

$44,000 USD

Format

Blended Program

Master ESADE Icono

Starts

October the 19th, 2019

Master ESADE Icono

Price

$44,000 USD

Format

Blended Program


Today’s professionals don’t wait for the future. They create it.

Dive deep into an innovative methodology that is revolutionising the educational and business world: combine the excellence of ESADE’s in-class programmes with the opportunities made available by the digital world.

Today’s professionals don’t wait for the future. They create it.

Dive deep into an innovative methodology that is revolutionising the educational and business world: combine the excellence of ESADE’s in-class programmes with the opportunities made available by the digital world.

Executive Master in Global Sports Management

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

The Executive Master in Global Sports Management will immerse you in an innovative ecosystem of experiential learning, guaranteeing immediate returns and high impact on skills development and professional growth. To this end, we combine top-level theoretical content with learning methods based on:

PRODUCE AND SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Exchange ideas with the most brilliant minds in the world to develop cutting-edge applied research projects. Our mission is to share this knowledge with the next generation of sports professionals.

CO-DEVELOP, TEST, AND LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Leverage our knowledge in order to partner with other leaders in their fields and create new technologies, processes and experiences that will bring added value not only to your organisation but to society in general.

PROMOTE AND NURTURE AN ECOSYSTEM

Nurture and build an ecosystem for the sports world: athletic organisations, leading businesses, research centers, universities, entrepreneurs and startups.

PRODUCE AND SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Exchange ideas with the most brilliant minds in the world to develop cutting-edge applied research projects. Our mission is to share this knowledge with the next generation of sports professionals.

CO-DEVELOP, TEST, AND LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Leverage our knowledge in order to partner with other leaders in their fields and create new technologies, processes and experiences that will bring added value not only to the Club, but to society in general.

PROMOTE AND NURTURE AN ECOSYSTEM

Nurture and build an ecosystem for the sports world: athletic organisations, leading businesses, research centers, universities, entrepreneurs and startups.

Sign up for our webinars

As part of the launch of the Executive master in Sports Management the faculty will be giving monthly free online masterclasses on the current climate of the Sport Business Industry.

Rankings

#9

Best Executive Education in Europe
(Financial Times, 2019)

#13

Best Executive Education in Worldwide
(Financial Times, 2019)

#1

Best Executive Education in New Skills
(Financial Times, 2019)

ESADE Executive Masters: Be Futurity

Be futurity

At ESADE, you will undergo a transformative process to become an innovative leader within the area of Sports Management capable of providing disruptive and collaborative forms of leadership. Through the programme you will create strategies that are ahead of their time, optimise processes, boost results and open up new opportunities to push you forward in today’s changing environment. Our goal is for you to take a leap forward in your career, and by doing so, foster an environment for change at your organisation. Essentially ESADE will help you to become a future-oriented leader capable of contributing vision and strategic knowledge to each project you lead.

Be futurity

At ESADE, you will undergo a transformative process to become an innovative leader within the area of Sports Management capable of providing disruptive and collaborative forms of leadership. Through the programme you will create strategies that are ahead of their time, optimise processes, boost results and open up new opportunities to push you forward in today’s changing environment. Our goal is for you to take a leap forward in your career, and by doing so, foster an environment for change at your organisation. Essentially ESADE will help you to become a future-oriented leader capable of contributing vision and strategic knowledge to each project you lead.

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For More information:

Alexandra Castells:

alexandra.castells@esade.edu
Tel. +(34) 935 560 760

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Megan Shapleigh:

megan.shapleigh@esade.edu
Tel. +(34) 936 346 984