MBA 641 The Business of Sport, 3 credits

Compared to traditional business industries, the sport business industry has many unique aspects that go against traditional business models. The successes and failures of sport organizations in many instances rely heavily on the performance of their direct competitors. In this course, students are exposed to the unique aspects that make competitors on the field allies off of it. This course examines the unique business models existing in professional sports leagues, intercollegiate athletics, and international sporting events like the Olympics. Students are also challenged to identify and analyze current issues that arise during the ever changing sport business industry.

Prerequisites: MBA 500