Master of Business Administration

Major in Sports Management

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in Sports Management  is designed to enable you to stand out in skills of organization and communication so you will have the tools to manage and market sporting events, teams, federation and sports clubs. You will be equipped to become an effective leader and take advantage of the opportunities provided by this rapidly expanding sector.

Over the course of this program you will:

  • Develop the communication and technical skills required to become an effective industry professional.
  • Gain insight into practical business planning and management.
  • Learn how to efficiently plan sporting events
  • Manage team organization, merchandising, and marketing.

MBA Sports Management Brochure

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded:  Master of Business Administration with a Major in Sports Management
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses
  • Internships: We guide our students to get internships in International Companies and Organizations
  • LocationsGeneva Campus and Barcelona Campus

The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses (21 ECTS), Elective Courses (15 ECTS), the Orientation Courses (18 ECTS) and the Master Thesis (36 ECTS) and the following Orientation Courses. Beyond the principal Business modules offered within each major, an example of some of the Orientation (Specialist) subjects can be found below:

• Product Management Director
• Gameday Operations Manager
• Public Relations
• Sport Marketing Analyst
• Athletic Director
• Sports Agent
• Event Manager
• Marketing Director
• Social Media Manager

Orientation Subjects
  • Media Relations and Communications in Sports
  • International Sports Federations and Organizations
  • Sports Organizations – Strategic Management
  • The Business of Football
  • Managing Talent in the Sports Industry
  • Sports Industry Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
  • Media Relations and Communications in Sports
  • International Sports Federations and Organizations
  • Sports Organizations – Strategic Management
  • The Business of Football
  • Managing Talent in the Sports Industry
  • Sports Industry Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

“The fabulous experience in GBS has allowed me to open my horizons for my professional future. The question for knowledge and skills development should be a duty of every day. I am grateful to all faculty of GBS and its Management for the support and quality of its training.”

David Graca

“I would like to work in an International Organizations to be able to help people. I think that what I have learned at GBS will be helpful to achieve my goals.”

Arsema Solomon

“GBS helped me to extend knowledge and new demension of business which is what I was looking for.”

Sandro Lentini

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