Sports Business Management (MBA) -

Sports Business Management (MBA)

Presentation of the Study Programme

Would you like to be a stakeholder in the sports world? Would you like to enrich your knowledge? Would you like to change your career? Sports Business MBA by EB Institute equips students with advanced professional knowledge and skills in the field of sports business management.

Taught jointly by Euroleague Basketball Institute and Vytautas Magnus University, it is truly international educational project, benefiting from an extensive global network of academicians, industry leaders, experts and social partners for contemporary sports business and world-class online learning opportunities.

During three 20-week semesters spread over 15 months, students will complete 90 ECTS credits.

Students will obtain both a systemic understanding and working knowledge of all major areas of sports business and management: Marketing, Finance, Media and Communication, Law, Strategy, and Economics. Students will complete an Internship and Term paper where they will apply the knowledge obtained in a sports business context.

Students will bring their studies to an end by preparing an MBA Thesis adopting modern research methods to solve practical problems in the sports business.

Provision of information will be given using visual aids, case-based lectures, explanation of practical examples and issues, explanation of video examples, formulation and explanation of practical tasks, moderation of discussion, consulting independent work: search for and analysis of information presented in educational literature, periodicals, etc., case analysis preparation and performance of practical tasks.

The first session is being held at the Euroleague Basketball Headquarters in Barcelona. The second session is being held at Vytautas Magnus University and plus an on-site visit at Žalgiris Kaunas. The third session is being held in the host city of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four. The fourth session is being held again at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas.

Head of the study program: doc. dr. Rita Bendaravičienė
Degree awarded: Master of Business Management
Duration of studies: 1.5 – 2 years
Language: English
Study scholarships: none
Eduniversal 2021 rating: 29th in the world among Sports Management programs