ESCP Europe has announced that the next edition of its three-week Sports Management Summer course will take place in Turin from 29 June to 20 July, 2018.

The course is designed for current Bachelor or Masters Degree students, or recent graduates in any field of study with less than one year’s work experience. Participants should have a keen interest in sports management.

Fees are set at EUR 2,500 per person (EU and non-EU). All sessions are delivered in English. 

You can apply online until June 25, 2018.

The dynamics of the sports sector: from the management of athletes to the involvement of the public and the media are the macro-themes that, starting from the end of June, will be developed within the Sport Management Summer Course organised by ESCP Europe and marketing agency AWE Sport.

Structure and Content

The 60-hour summer course is a structured 3-week course, Monday to Friday, and will cover all the features of the complex sports sector. After a welcome and warm-up session, students will experience being a manager in the sports sector through company visits, corporate speakers, interactive lectures, and much more, thanks to the ESCP Europe Business School network. The lessons will start with an overview of the sports system, its market, its main stakeholders, and its fast-growing dimensions, both from an economic and a professional perspective.

After the first phase, participants will get introduced to the real topics. The lessons will be delivered through the prism of a specific case. The last days will be dedicated to the future: students will get to know the latest commercial trends and technologies such as augmented reality, big data, virtual reality and more, and the impact that they have on the sports sector. Students will have the chance to visit two companies and meet top managers.

Career opportunities

This course is designed to introduce participants to an international network of companies leading the sports business sector. Participants can pursue a career as sport sponsorship advisers and consultants, sport clubs commercial and marketing managers, sport venue and event managers, logistic managers, spectator services managers, media right experts, social media managers for athletes and teams, sports media managers and more.

How to apply

Places on this course are limited, and all applications are treated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications are made online. The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Proof that you are currently enrolled in a higher education programme, or have recently graduated from one.

·         Curriculum vitae and photocopy of passport or ID.

·         Short personal statement (500 words) explaining why you would like to join.

·         English language test scores (if available) – IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90.

All applicants have to do a personal interview, either on campus or via long distance, to see if your profile is the right match.

If you are a non-native English speaker, you will be required to provide English-language certificates to support your application or pass an English test provided by the admissions team.

To begin the application process, click here.

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