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The Global Business of Sports
Global Business of Sports
April 22 - 24, 2014
Georgetown University campus, Washington, D.C.
The sports industry, valued at over $1 trillion worldwide, is central in global brand-building and economic expansion strategies for emerging growth companies in apparel, mobile technology, sporting venues and more. New prospects are entering the international marketplace led by social media and interactive digital broadcasting, creating opportunities to connect and engage like never before.
The program is designed for professionals looking to harness the principles of sports to create social, economic and technology benefits and drive competitive advantage.Those who would benefit the most include executives looking to broaden their sports business knowledge and skills, government employees, legislators and non-profits looking to harness sports for mission-critical initiatives, emerging sports federations, entrepreneurs with aspirations for evolving business ventures, media companies, agencies, sponsors, and marketers. Click here to register.
Participants will learn strategic frameworks to better understand the scope of industry, from techniques for gauging the marketplace and crafting brand-building plans, to customer engagement, measurement, and retention.
Approach and Coursework
The three-day course is structured to specifically focus on lectures, case studies, and classroom discussion along with external industry-specific presentations and networking.
Day 1: The New Global Sports Marketplace Strategy
- How Globalization and Social Media are Changing the Game
- Understanding the Bidding and Negotiation Process
*Evening Executive Welcome Event at DC Sporting Event - TBD*
Day 2: Activating Brand Management and Consumer Engagement
- Increasing Marketing Brand Value
- Redefining Consumer Engagement
- Maximizing Revenue and Activation
- Understanding the Big Show and Media Rights
Day 3: Execution-Driven Innovation, Sustainability, and Legacy
- The Innovation Edge
- Optimized Analytics
- Sports in a Virtual World
- Future Shock - A strategy for high performance in demanding times
The Global Business of Sports is led by the McDonough School of Business along with the faculty and executives of the Sports Industry Management graduate program in the School of Continuing Studies.
Program Fees and Registration
The program fee is $4,250.
Office of Executive Education
37th and O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 474
Washington, D.C. 20057-1223 USA
Tel. +1 202 687 4065
There is a 10% discount for NGOs, Government and multiple registrants from a single organization for the same program. There is a 20% discount for Alumni.