The content and development of this MBA Sports Management have been adjusted to the professional demands that students need in their professional practice. It is aimed at the management and direction of sports organizations, institutions, and facilities - both public and private - as well as the design, leadership, and development of sports events of any nature or size.
At this time of progressive academic adaptation across the European Higher Education Area, it is essential to enlarge UCAM’s postgraduate studies portfolio with a qualitatively high master’s program specifically aimed at obtaining the skills required to compete in a global world. To achieve this, teaching staff has carefully been selected, comprising highly qualified university academics as well as professionals from our country's top sports institutions. This Masters Degree is intended to train future sports managers for the normal function of directing sports organizations, with special emphasis on their management and planning. To this end, the Masters formulates the acquisition of advanced training of a specialized nature, geared towards a professional qualification.
The program for the MBA Sports Management is aimed at both professionals who already have experience in the area of sports management who want to update their knowledge in a rapidly changing arena, as well as at people who wish to further their career in sports management and planning.
Similarly, it is intended for individuals who are ready to be leaders, contributing to human social and economic sustainable development, leaders with empathy and ethics who put effort into any project they encounter, with a team spirit and an eagerness to help others succeed.
The training obtained through the Master's program provides access to the job market in both the public and private sectors. A wide range of professional roles and profiles can be filled by graduates in sports management. The skills attained by the students prepare them for leadership positions as well as creating their own business plan as entrepreneurs.
On completion of the program you will be qualified to:
- Correctly and accurately interpret the law regarding sports by which both public and private sports organizations are governed.
- Manage quality processes and policies in sport organizations.
- Resource planning (human, organizational and financial) of sports institutions.
- Manage any type of sports facility in a sustainable manner.
- Organize sporting events at local, national and international levels.
- Create a communication plan for organizations and sports events.
- Research and teach sports management.
D.Antonio Sánchez Pato
Head of the MBA Sports Management
Dean of the Faculty of Sports
The need to train professionals in all areas of sports has arisen as a consequence of the great progress that has been made in the sports sector over the last decade. Hence, sports management is one of the areas of expertise that has increasingly gained importance due to international efforts to effectively and efficiently manage each of the organizational aspects of sports.
The content and development of this MBA in Sports Management are continuously being adjusted to the professional demands required in professional practice. The program is aimed at the management and direction of sports organizations, public, and private institutions and facilities, as well as the design, leadership, and development of sports events of any nature or size.