The Business of Sports Certificate is a two-month, intensive certificate program offered by the Leeds School of Business. The program is a 6-credit “boot camp” for students and recent graduates who are seriously interested in pursuing careers in the sports and recreation industry.
Business of Sports 2015 will be held from June 8 to July 24, 2015. The program is Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.
Students will spend half of the day learning about what it is like to work in various divisions of the sports business world. Industry practitioners walk students through day-to-day operations of these departments and explain what it takes to get into these positions. The following divisions will be examined and integrated with industry-specific topics and industry guest speakers:
During the other half of the day, students will conduct extensive research on a project developed by one of our contributing partners:
Current and Previous Contributing Partners
Throughout the program, students will have numerous networking opportunities. They will meet professionals from different avenues of sports through career days and site visits.