Our Sports MBA program is focused entirely on the international business of sports, featuring top tier faculty and a dedicated alumni network. It's an accelerated 18-month Sports Management MBA degree that begins in January each year and is intended for highly motivated students seeking an intensive academic environment combined with extensive hands-on industry experience. Our recent ranking of #4 globally in Sports Business International, the leading ranking for Postgraduate Sports Business programs, reflects the work we and our alumni have put in to make this a top choice for ambitious students. Total program cost is approximately $48,780.

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B A 0623 Statistical Analysis
Understanding and applications of statistics for problem solving and managerial decision making
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James R Lackritz
B A 0624 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Study of individuals and groups within an organizational context. Topics include leadership, individual differences, organizational design, group processes and characteristics, organizational processes and practices; and influence of these on individual, group, and organizational effectiveness.
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Amy Randel
B A 0625 Financial and Management Accounting
Financial and management accounting for decision making and control in profit-directed organizations. Terminology, concepts, frameworks, and tools used to understand and analyze the financial consequences of business activities. Not open to students with credit in Business Administration 650.
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David DeBoskey
B A 0626 Business Economics
Microeconomic and macroeconomic environments of business. Assessing and forecasting the impact of market structure, economic climate, and governmental policies on pricing, operations, and competitive strategy. Not open to students with credit in Business Administration 653.
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David P. Ely
B A 0627 Marketing
Role and function of marketing in the organization and society. Planning, implementation, and evaluation of marketing strategies and programs. Not open to students with credit in Marketing 370
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Vassilis Dalakas
B A 0628 Operations and Supply Chain Management
Managerial concepts and quantitative methods associated with the design, execution, and management of operations and supply chain systems.
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B A 0629 Financial Management
Explore role of finance in a shareholder value based framework. Financial analysis and planning, investment, capital structure, financial markets, capital raising and capital disbursement decisions, valuation, and corporate restructuring. Not open to students with credit in Business Administration 665.
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Frank Ryan
B A 0630 Business Strategy
Contemporary frameworks used in environmental and industry analysis, organizational analysis, strategy formulation and implementation. Managerial issues from the view point of top managers, based on a long-term and multifunctional perspective of organizations and their environments.
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FIN 0617 Financial Management II
Develops topics to include asset pricing, capital budgeting techniques, dividend policy and financing decisions, applications of options and futures, term structure of interest rates, regulation of financial markets, leasing decisions, and corporate control.
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Frank Ryan
MIS 0691 Decision Support Systems
Design, implementation, and integration of computerized decision support systems into business management. Problem representation, modeling, and simulation.
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Kaveh Abhari
MKTG 0729.01 Sustainable Marketing
This Special Topics in Marketing course (“Sustainable Marketing: A Marketing Research Approach”) will focus on sustainability, diversity, and inclusion in sports and marketing, taking a marketing research approach to investigating and solving issues. The course is designed to make students aware and critically thinking of environmental, physical, and social sustainability in sports and business in general. Further, the course is developed to make students better consumers and creators of marketing insights by understanding and executing the marketing research process. This course will cover the main stages of the marketing research process, including: problem definition, research objectives formulation, data collection, data analysis, and reporting/decision making. Tools to facilitate the marketing research process, like Qualtrics and SPSS, will be actively used throughout the course. Ethical, environmental, and social issues related to sports and business will be discussed in depth. The course takes a hands-on approach, with some flipped-classroom activity, and the modality will be both in-person as well as online.
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Erlinde Cornelis
MKTG 0762 Seminar in Integrated Marketing Communication
Theory and application of integrated marketing communication to advertising, promotions, public relations/publicity, personal selling and direct marketing (including Internet).
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George E Belch