Jun 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MBA 528 - International Sport Field School

(3cr) A study abroad program that takes students on an international seminar, giving them a unique firsthand experience in international sports. The course is designed to introduce students to the European model of sport management, marketing, and sports law; and to provide students an understanding of the changing context for sport in a global society. Participants attend lectures from sport executives, conduct student workshops, participate in organized class discussions, and seminar sport facilities.  The seminar covers various countries.

Representatives from various international organizations involved in major sports will present a wide range of issues during the program. Topics will include the structure and characteristics of international sports, marketing and management, sports law, professional soccer, the fight against doping in sport, etc. Participants will also meet representatives of some of the International Sport Federations.

NOTE: Costs for travel are an additional expense.

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