Master in Sports Management in Madrid

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Madrid

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time
Mornings & Afternoons

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TUITION FEE

€9,900

Passionate about business administration and sports management? Enroll to a Master of Science in Sports Management at GBSB Global Business School. Study in the heart of Madrid, a city known to be home to the world’s famous athletes and football clubs. Become a professional and learn how to handle the behind the scenes activities in the sports industry. Build a successful career and choose from a variety of sports expertise to work in – from finance and marketing, to facility operations and sports events organization. The Master in Sports Management in Madrid program enhances one’s critical thinking and provides GBSB Global students with essential techniques to solve real cases related to the field of sports management and administration.

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Master in Sports Management in Madrid acbsp accredited

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Madrid Master in Sports Management Awarded as a Five Stars Business School by QS Ranking System

Awarded as a Five Stars Business School for Teaching Quality by QS Ranking System

Madrid Master in Sports Partner of United States Sports Academy

Partner of United States Sports Academy in delivering the MSc in Sports Management program

Master in Sports Management in Madrid member of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

A recognized member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Master in Sports Management in Madrid is structured to provide GBSB Global students with all skills necessary to manage, monitor, and influence various business functions and identify sports dynamics that drive organizations in this ever-evolving industry. GBSB Global students graduating with a Master’s in Sports Management degree can anticipate working as team managers, athletic directors, sports marketers, agents or recruiters, PR professionals, and many more.

BECOME A LEADER AND ENHANCE YOUR SOFT SKILLS

  • Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Cross-Cultural Negations and Communication

LEARN THE FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF BUSINESS

  • Marketing Management
  • Research Methods in International Business
  • Managerial Accounting

PLAY IT RIGHT ON THE GLOBAL ARENA

  • The Government and Legal Environment of Business
  • Global Strategy and Management
  • Global Project Management

ALL YOU NEED TO GET SPORTS FANS

  • Social Media Management
  • Creativity and Psychology of New Product Development
  • Consumer Behavior

CORE COURSES IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT

Sports Administration

  • Foundations of Sport Management
  • Ethical Principles in Sport Management
  • Leadership Principles in Sport Management

Sports Marketing

  • Sports Promotions
  • Sport Sponsorship
  • Sport Media

Sports Business and Strategic Management

  • Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management

International Sports Management

  • Governance in International Sport
  • Business Strategies in International Sport
  • Sport Economics

SPORTS EVENT MANAGEMENT

CAPSTONE MASTER PROJECT:

A practical group project in which the students perform an original research on a specific topic of interest in the area of marketing management.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Madrid Master in Sports Management at a Microsoft Showcase School

Study at a business institution that has been recognized as a Microsoft Showcase School. Gain access to Microsoft tools and obtain additional certification

Master in Sports Management in Madrid academic curriculum

Take advantage of the academic curriculum – join weekly industrial visits to sports companies and see the inside-outs of their day-to-day operations

Madrid Master in Sports Management business workshops

Attend business workshops to foster critical thinking and develop skills necessary to be successful on the sports market

Madrid Master in Sports Management international faculty

Benefit from international faculty members – get insights from business professionals with backgrounds in sports administration

LEARNING METHODOLOGY

GBSB Global Business School offers its MSc in Sports Management in Madrid students and future alumni a chance to participate with many local, regional, and national sports organizations. During the studies, students attend business workshops and have multiple industrial visits to sports organizations in Madrid. GBSB Global alumni get their foot in the door with major sports companies and engage in a number of positions from finance, marketing to PR and communications. While studying for the MSc in Sports Management degree, Madrid students benefit from international faculty members with years of professional experience who are working with the big names in sports. The faculty at GBSB Global offers its students beneficial practical insights to help them in future career endeavors.

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SUCCESS STORY

Meet our alumna Camille Gardent. During her studies at GBSB Global, Camille developed essential marketing and advertising skills that have helped strengthen her professional profile in sports marketing.

The flexible hours of the master’s program allowed Camille to work during the day, applying theoretical knowledge to real business cases. Way ahead of the graduation, Camille already had her next big step planned – she was starting a job at Nike Paris, working as a Membership Brand Specialist.
Today, Camille Gardent is implementing digital innovation technologies taught at GBSB Global at her daily work in Paris and for Nike France in general, covering categories such as running, football, woman, sportswear, etc.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Can’t settle on one career? You don’t have to right away. Explore the opportunities in sports management and make the decision after you have had an opportunity to work in the field, interning with a reputable organization in Madrid or across Spain. From becoming the head of business development to acting as a sports agent, the list of professions is numerable. Here are a few examples:

Career Opportunities of Master in Sports Management at GBSB Global

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

The Business Development Manager plans and implements sales and customer retention and works industriously to meet defined business development goals.

EVENTS & CLUBS COORDINATOR

The Events/Clubs Coordinators take a great responsibility in planning every single detail when it comes to preparation of any sports event, team, or other facilities for a particular event. This person makes all arrangements for other club activities like special events, dinner parties, sports conferences, receptions, and open houses.

SPORTS AGENT

Professionals that act as business managers for individual athletes and represent them in contract negotiations and managing their finances. Sports agents conduct contract negotiations, public relations matters, and budgets. They also secure additional revenue sources for the athlete, such as endorsements with brands.

SPORTS GOODS MANAGER

These managers are responsible for maintaining, ordering, and inventorying athletic gear and apparel. They deal with everything from fitting football shoulder pads and helmets to sharpening figure skates to getting the team’s laundry done.

ADMISSION AND FEES

Program is under revision. Admission is currently closed.
Please contact admission officer to get more information.

To be qualified for admission to Master in Sports Management in Madrid, you must:
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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Registration Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

200 EUR

Administrative Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

950 EUR

Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (60 ECTS Credits)

9,900 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

3,300 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

165 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

3,300 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.


If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

TESTIMONIALS

David Dickens

DAVID DICKENS,
SWEDEN

Alumnus 2014

"I take from the skills I acquired at GBSB Global on a daily basis. A huge advantage is also the interpersonal and communication skills they teach. Problem solving is one of the most important skills that is often overlooked at universities, but this was addressed through case studies and has accelerated my career greatly."

Niklas Hanfstängl

NIKLAS HANFSTÄNGL,
GERMANY

Alumni 2017

"I am very satisfied with my program here at GBSB Global. The variety of courses are very well chosen. I believe the professors at GBSB Global are unique in their combination of theoretical and practical teachings in the coursework."

hazem serageldin

HAZEM SERAGELDIN,
EGYPT

Student 2020

"I can now orient my career towards sports management in Europe or at home. I have balanced both my studies and training and have been successful and am looking forward to putting my time studying for my degree to good use."

Chamma Abdoullah Hassambay

CHAMMA ABDOULLAH HASSAMBAY,
REUNION

Alumna 2020

"All of our professors and advisors are very nice and are always available to help students. The advisor is especially supportive, doing everything possible to help students’ progress. I am lucky to have attended this school."

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