Aug 13, 2022  
2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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28-1710 Business of Professional Sports


This course is an introduction to Sports Management principles, the structure of the sports industry and sports organizations, either franchises (ex: Cubs), leagues (ex: NBA), venues (ex: Wrigley Field), equipment (ex: Nike), or events (ex: the Olympics). Course also examines the types of employment training and skills career seekers require. Class will focus on the following topics: sports, culture & society, scope of sports industry; sports consumers; governance; leadership; liability & risk management; role of sports agents; careers in sports management. This course is an entry point for other sports management classes, a requirement for students pursuing a sports management concentration, and is also open to non-AEMM majors.

3 Credits



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