The Business of Sport

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Business of Sport

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Administration

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Worldwide, the sports industry is estimated to be worth well over US$500 billion; in the UK, alone, it may be worth in excess of £15 billion. On any measure - whether in terms of turnover, profitability, employment, participation or media profile - sports business is big business. Using a blend of theory and practice, and case studies from a variety of competitive sports, this module examines the distinctive nature and context of sport and sport business. It draws on various functional areas in business - economics, finance, marketing, and law among others and practitioner knowledge - to build a profile of the sports industry. Finally, it considers contemporary issues of importance in the sports industry such as sponsorship and the media.

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