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emlyon business school

MSc in Sports Industry Management

This MSc in Sports Industry Management develops a broad view of the dynamics of the international sports industry. Students will acquire specialist management skills and techniques necessary to thrive in this highly-competitive industry. They first learn the fundamentals of management on emlyon business school's Paris campus and discover the world of sports governance. Then, they travel to The Alps, the heart of the sports and outdoor industry and learn how to apply the fundamentals of management to the sports industry with a focus on the retail sector. Students then travel to emlyon's Shanghai campus and receive first-hand perspectives on the challenges and opportunities Sports Companies face in Asia. Students will gain privileged access to Outdoor Sports Valley, a consortium of nearly 400 international Sports and Outdoor Industry companies including Patagonia, Columbia Sportswear, Salomon and Amer Sports. They will also have a 4 to 6 months internship, expert conferences, business cases and company missions.
Ranking&Accreditations: In the top 30 in the world for Global Employability by The Times Higher Education, AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA
Duration: 16 months 
Location: Paris, The French Alps, Shanghai
Language: English
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's degree or Master's degree
Application: online application + TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS + GMAT/GRE/TAGE-MAGE/CAT (optional) + video exercise
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Participants:

  • Antoine Haincourt - Pedagogical member of the programme
  • Morounfoluwa Kufeji - Student of the programme
  • 00:18

    The Pitch

    01:42

    What is the Asian business module and how is this program relatable to Asia?

    03:41

    What is the video exercise exactly?

    06:03

    How much is tuition for this program?

  • 07:21

    What companies is the program connected to and where do we visit?

    10:48

    I'm hesitating between this specialized management program and a general business program. Can you give me an idea of the advantages of joining your degree?

    14:12

    The sector of big data/digitalisation is big in the sports industry. Does this programme cover any course related to this topic?

    15:46

    Three Words Max

  • 18:20

    How many candidates are admitted each year?

    19:49

    Are there any elements of entrepreneurship taught in the program?

    22:29

    What kinds of financial aid are available for international students?

    23:19

    Is a business background or experience playing sports required to apply?

  • 25:08

    What's the diversity of the student population? Both in nationality and gender?

    27:39

    Do we get special access or discounts to football matches in Paris? :-)

    28:18

    Should I know exactly what I want to do in the industry before applying, or can I explore in the program?

    30:19

    The Expert Question

  • 30:27

    The Expert Question: What are the biggest challenges in the sports management industry today, and where is the most opportunity for professionals?

    32:44

    Are we required to play sports while in the program?

    35:36

    Hi Morounfoluwa! Why did you pick this program out of the other sports management master’s that exist?

    37:23

    What kinds of careers to graduates typically have after this program?

  • 38:57

    Conclusion