Master of Sports Business Administration

This “Master of Sports Management” aims to provide students with the knowledge and experience to work in the global sports sector, which plays an important role in culture and the economy. The program focuses on selected areas within sports management such as providing students with the necessary tools to run a federation, association or club [...]

This “Master of Sports Management” aims to provide students with the knowledge and experience to work in the global sports sector, which plays an important role in culture and the economy. The program focuses on selected areas within sports management such as providing students with the necessary tools to run a federation, association or club in line with the laws.

During the course of the study, students are exposed to a variety of topics related to the management of sports organizations, including sports law, sports communications, financial management, sports event management, sponsorship and marketing. Students will learn the planning and management of sports institutions through various teaching units designed to give the student a comprehensive and comprehensive idea of ​​management in all its dimensions. Topics covered in the program include contracting law, financial planning, sponsorship agreements, event management and communications, to name a few.

Graduates can work in a number of international careers in the public and private sectors, including sponsorship, marketing, event management, television broadcasting and more.

Why the MSc Sports Management program?

The sports business is a strong and ever-evolving business. In the Premier League, teams are worth an average of £710m per club. In addition, the sporting business is constantly changing across Asia (including the Middle East), Europe and North America. Specialized administrators.

Key features of the course

  • Enable students to apply quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to real-world mathematical business cases.
  • Develop students’ ability to use sports management techniques in order to support the development and efficiency of the institution.
  • Provide students with the ability to solve sports management problems and opportunities in their institutions.
  • Provide students with the skills to make assessments in financial, economic and social affairs in sports management.
  • Strengthen students’ ability to apply sports management and leadership skills in order to develop policies to improve business operations in sports organizations.
  • Provide students with the knowledge to make ethical choices and decisions in their role as athletic directors.

The first stage - Compulsory courses 72 Credits

1
Scientific Research Methodology

The course includes scientific research methods related to defining scientific research and clarifying its importance, types, steps and methods. It also deals with the sources and methods of data collection and methods of data analysis as well as methods of inspection and estimation and all statistical methods that can be used in the processes of analysis and scientific research in the fields of economics and management.

2
Sports Governance and Policy

The course explains sports management and policy-making bodies in detail, including recreational sports, amateur athletics, Olympic sports, and professional sports. The course highlights sports governance and policy-making processes.

This course examines the application of the basic principles of business marketing to various sectors of the sports industry. The course explores the fundamentals of sports market segments (spectators and participants), and builds on this to define principles for creating and maintaining deep relationships with the sports consumer. It also explores the marketing processes of sports including database marketing, customer relationships, brands and line extensions in sports. Presents the essentials of sponsorship, including the sponsorship of a proprietary sports partnership, sponsorship activation, and evaluation of sponsorship effectiveness.

The course explains sports management and policy-making bodies in detail, including recreational sports, amateur athletics, Olympic sports, and professional sports. The course highlights sports governance and policy-making processes.

This course examines the application of the basic principles of business marketing to various sectors of the sports industry. The course explores the fundamentals of sports market segments (spectators and participants), and builds on this to define principles for creating and maintaining deep relationships with the sports consumer. It also explores the marketing processes of sports including database marketing, customer relationships, brands and line extensions in sports. Presents the essentials of sponsorship, including the sponsorship of a proprietary sports partnership, sponsorship activation, and evaluation of sponsorship effectiveness.

3
Sports Marketing

The Sports Marketing course aims to: - Integrate theoretical knowledge with practical skills across functional competency areas of sports management - demonstrate critical thinking by evaluating the economic, ethical, social and legal implications of sports management decisions and issues - demonstrate written, oral and technical professional communication skills - conduct academic and professional research. i.e. collecting, assessing, analyzing and interpreting data Assessing key similarities and differences across diverse regional and global sport management contexts Collaborating with diverse individuals across different sport organizations Integrating theoretical knowledge with practical skills across functional competency areas of sport management Demonstrating critical thinking by assessing economic and ethical implications Demonstrate professional written, oral and technical communication skills Conduct academic and professional research. i.e. collecting, evaluating, analyzing and interpreting data – assessing key similarities and differences across diverse regional and global sport management contexts and collaborating with diverse individuals across different sport organizations.

4
Sports management

This course introduces the basic concept of sports management in terms of its scope, principles, issues and future directions. In addition, it provides an opportunity to explore the role and responsibilities of sports managers and the skills required in organizations in the sports industry and to learn strategies for their career success. It provides students with an opportunity to gain information and an understanding of the various practices and procedures associated with sports management and management.

5
Sports Tourism

This course is designed to understand the interrelationship between the multi-billion dollar sports and tourism industry. This course introduces students to the nature, structure, and complexity of the sports tourism industry. It focuses on the nature of tourism and recreation, its economic aspects, cultural factors, marketing and management, and the nature of sport. Topics covered include: economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts, drivers, marketing and development principles.

6
Management of sports facilities and events

This course deals with the basic skills needed to manage different types of facilities and sporting events, and then expands that knowledge to include the challenges of managing facilities and sporting events. The course focuses on the fundamentals of facility operations including programming, maintenance scheduling, risk management, environmental management and impact assessment. The final part of the course builds on facilities management materials by examining the ways in which events fit into the scheduling of facility use.

Optional courses 24 Credits

1
Accounting for managers

Presenting the nature, techniques, and uses of accounting from the perspective of the people who manage the business and the investments in the business. It covers both financial and management accounting.

2
Information Systems Principles

Introduction to information systems and their role in organizations from the user's point of view. Survey and apply the basic concepts needed to understand information systems. Examine the main activities in the development cycle used to gain the ability to understand information systems.

3
Business analysis for decision making

Review relevant quantitative techniques required for business analysis and decision making, including decision models, mathematical programming, statistics, and forecasting. This is an Excel based course. Prerequisites: Knowledge of Algebra, Computer Driving Certificate and Working knowledge of Excel.

4
Finance and sports

The Entrepreneurship and Sports Development course aims to introduce the student to how to develop business projects based on social responsibility and sustainability criteria.

5
Sports Law and Ethics

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the legal principles and ethical issues that apply to the sports industry and that affect the work setting of sports organizations. It begins with an introduction to the various areas of law and general issues related to sports law. The course also covers the role and application of ethics in the decision-making process.

6
Vascular health informatics

Consumer health informatics is a field that aims to provide individual healthcare consumers, as well as their families and communities, with the information and tools they need to become more involved in their own health and care. This chapter will focus on health service-related consumer health informatics addressing the intersection of patient, information technology, and health care practice. This view of informatics analyzes consumers' needs for information; studies and implementation of methods for making information accessible to consumers; and modeling and integrating consumer preferences and capabilities (eg, health information literacy) into health information systems. This view also recognizes the changing expectations of healthcare consumers in managing their health using new models of care (eg.

The second stage - Practical Training 30 Credits

1
Practical Training

In practical training, the student is assigned to teach a virtual course chosen by the college from among the courses studied by the student at the bachelor's level. The student should divide this course from twelve to fourteen brief lectures. The student presents each lecture in the form of a written summary of its topic in Word or PDF format, accompanied by a video recording of it with the student's voice using Power Point, the duration of which is no less than ten minutes and not more than about twenty minutes.

The thrid stage - Master's Thesis 54 Credits

1
Master’s Thesis

The student submits a request to the university administration to register a master’s thesis, along with a proposed topic in one of the subspecialty tracks.

● If the initial approval of the subject title is achieved, the college council will designate a supervisor to guide and follow up the student in preparing the plan.

● The research plan includes the importance of the topic and a critical presentation of previous studies in it, specifically the research problem, then defining the study's curriculum and its main hypotheses or questions that you want to answer, and the division of the study and its sources.

● The student presents his proposed plan in a scientific seminar, discussing the plan as a topic and an approach.

● The student adjusts his plan based on the professors' observations in the seminar if he is asked to amend.

● After the seminar, the plan is presented to the college council to take its decision regarding the registration of the subject.

● In the event of approval, the college council’s decision is presented to the university council to approve registration, and the registration date is calculated from the university council’s approval date

To study a master’s degree at International Suleiman College, applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. At International Suleiman College, we believe that a bachelor's degree is no longer enough to compete in the labor market, so we offer high-quality postgraduate programs for anyone who has a bachelor's degree and wishes to achieve their academic and research ambitions.
International Suleiman College provides a study commensurate with the student's capabilities, especially in line with the time allotted daily for study, given that the master's student has practical and social responsibilities. We expect fully taught students to be able to obtain a master's degree within two academic years. We expect students studying partially to be able to obtain a master's degree within 3-4 years of study.
The academic year is divided into four semesters. In each semester, the student is allowed to register a maximum of two research courses and one minimum course with a maximum of 24 credit hours and a minimum of 12 credit hours. Classes are distributed as follows: • The first semester begins at the beginning of the third week of October and ends at the end of the third week of December. • The second semester begins at the beginning of the first week of January and ends at the end of the first week of March. • The third semester begins at the beginning of the second week of March and ends at the end of the second week of May. • The fourth semester begins at the beginning of the fourth week of May and ends at the end of the fourth week of July. • Summer vacation begins at the beginning of August and continues for the third week of October. • After the end of each semester, a two-week vacation is scheduled between semesters.
The tuition fee is £75 per credit hour, • Students are allowed to register a maximum of 24 credit hours each semester and 12 credit hours as a minimum. • The student pays a one-time enrollment fee of 200 pounds when registering with the ISC • The student pays 100 sterling pounds per semester as the registration fee for study subjects. • The iddat hour = four actual hours.
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