Sports Management (Bachelor of Business Administration)
The Sports Management is an academic labor market oriented program, which offers professional preparation in the application of business principles to the sport industry. Students will undertake courses in management, marketing, economics and computer applications. The Sport Management courses will focus, among other, on the business aspect of sports in sports marketing, sport ethics, sport finance and facility management.
The language of instruction of the program is English
- to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively.
- to develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to the community.
- to develop the student’s analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations.
- to build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements.
- to provide the student with the necessary requirements for academic and/or career advancement.
- To provide students with a foundation in Business in general and Sports Management in particular;
- To develop the required management skills and qualities so that graduates in Sports Management will be prepared to meet the challenges and to take advantage of the wide range of opportunities within one of the most dynamic industries;
- To help students experience the application of analytical and evaluative approaches designed to encourage creative problem solving in the sports industry;
- To provide structured practical experience of work in the sports industry. Students build on previously learned skills and knowledge to develop new management and behavioral skills.
- Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in business situations through speaking, writing, and by use of electronic media.
- Demonstrate their ability to build teams and work effectively within them.
- Demonstrate awareness and capability of analysis of environmental (economic, social, political, legal, and ethical) trends and their impact on individuals and businesses.
- Describe the application of manual and computer-based quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies in identifying and solving problems and making decisions in business situations.
- Critically evaluate and apply concepts, techniques, strategies, and theories from any appropriate discipline in business contexts.
- Describe the sports delivery system and explain the mechanisms of the relevant decision making at a global and local level.
- Demonstrate the ability to prepare plans for a sport organization.
- Specify the various leadership roles and practices that could be employed in a sport context.
- Demonstrate an understanding of planning and managing sport events.
- Demonstrate appreciation of the important ethical and legal implications in sports management decisions
Sports Manager, Sports Clubs, Gymnastic Centers, Recreational Centers, Hotels, Sports Associations.
All students pursuing a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration majoring in Sports Management must complete the following requirements:
|General Education Requirements||42||73|
|Business Core Requirements||42||78|
|General Education Requirements||42 Credits||73 ECTS|
|ECO101||Principles of Microeconomics||3||5|
|ECO102||Principles of Macroeconomics||3||5|
|English and Communication||12||21|
|ENG103||Instruction in Expository Writing||3||6|
|General Education Elective||3||5|
|N/A||General Education Elective||3||5|
|Humanities & Social Sciences||18||32|
|N/A||Anthropology, Philosophy,Political Science, History, Psychology or Sociology||9||16|
|Business Core Requirements||42 Credits||78 ECTS|
|ACC112||Introduction to Financial Accounting||3||5|
|ACC113||Introduction to Managerial Accounting||3||5|
|BUS101||Introduction to Business||3||5|
|BUS111||Finite Mathematics for Business||3||5|
|BUS401||Business Policy and Strategic Management||3||6|
|CSC190||Computer Fundamentals and Applications||3||5|
|FIN101||Essentials of Financial Analysis||3||6|
|LAW101||Business Law I||3||5|
|MAR101||Introduction to Marketing||3||5|
|MGT101||Principles of Management||3||5|
|Major Requirements||36 Credits||73 ECTS|
|SPT101||Introduction to Sports Management||3||6|
|SPT201||Historical and Social Aspects of Athletics||3||6|
|SPT205||Ethics and Legal Issues in Sports||3||6|
|SPT305||Marketing Strategies in Sports||3||6|
|SPT330||The Economics and Finance of Sports||3||6|
|SPT390||Internship in Sports Management||3||10|
|SPT401||Facility Management and Event Planning||3||6|
|Sports Management Electives||9||16|
(Students select three (3) of the following courses)
|HOM206||Sport Tourism Planning and Management||3||5|
|MAR309||Marketing of Services||3||6|
|MGT204||Personnel and Human Resource Management||3||5|
|MGT206||Small Business Management||3||6|
|SOC219||Sociology of Sport||3||5|
|SPT326||Exercise Physiology and Human Performance||3||5|
|SPT405||Independent Study in Sports Management||3||5|
|SPT406||Special Topics in Sports Management||3||6|
|SPT409||Effective Management of Sport Delivery System||3||5|
|Free Electives||9 Credits||16 ECTS|
- The General Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Elective Courses can be found in the booklet courses of instruction
- No more than two courses can be taken from a discipline unless otherwise specified.
- The Sports Management Electives must be selected from the following courses: HOM206, SPT326, SPT405, SPT406, SPT 409, SPT230, SOC219, MAR309, MGT204, MGT206, PRS200.