MSc in Sports Industry Management

emlyon business school

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

MSc in Sports Industry Management

emlyon business school

MSc in Sports Industry Management

The MSc in Sports Industry Management programme will help you:

  • develop a broad general view of the dynamics in the international sports market and,
  • acquire the specialist management skills and techniques that are necessary for success in this highly coveted and competitive industry.

In a 16-month period you will study management as it relates specifically to the sports and outdoor business, and share the classroom with students from all over the world. Starting your studies in Paris, you will first acquire the fundamentals of management as they apply to the sports industry in a global environment. Consecutively, specialist courses will help you manage the specifics of the sports industry. After your time in the Alps, you will move on to emlyon business school’s Asian Campus in Shanghai, for the “Asian Business Environment” module. Throughout the programme you will have the opportunity to visit companies and meet and hear from industry experts.

If you want to develop all it takes to start a successful career in the international sports industry, then this is the right programme for you!

What you will do in the 16 months of the programme

Study in 3 Locations for a worldwide learning experience

The MSc in Sports Industry Management takes place in three locations, and offers you the possibility to do an internship in any country in the world. Starting in Paris, you will master the fundamentals of management and initiate the specialist courses that will make you an expert of the sports and outdoor industry.

Specialist courses to help you succeed in the industry

You will continue your specialisation courses in the Alps, located at the heart of the sports industry in Europe, and home to companies like Tecnica, Salomon, Wilson Scott and Petzl to name just a few of the corporate supporters of the programme. At this stage company visits, lectures from industry experts and specialist workshops will be the main focus of the programme.

Business and the sports industry in Asia

To help you understand the challenges the sports industry faces in Asia, and to help you better appreciate the specifics of doing business in this important region of the world, you will follow classes and work on a company project on emlyon business school’s Asian Campus in Shanghai, before starting your internship.

Admission Requirements:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any field
• English proficiency test score (TOEIC or TOEFL or IELTS or other relevant test)

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 8, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
16 months
Full time
24,000 EUR
June 30, 2017
Sessions run from until July 2016
Start date Sept. 2017
France Paris, Ile-de-France
Application deadline June 30, 2017
Sessions run from until July 2016
End date Dec. 31, 2018
Duration 16 months
Price 24,000 EUR
Pricing for the academic year 2016/2017