The focus lies on issues that are especially relevant for companies in the sports and event sector. The profile is offered at Campus Esbjerg.
The focus area of the profile is management of firms within the sports and event industry. Masters with this profile has therefore expanded their knowledge within the subjects that are relevant for this: Entertainment, markets, and business, governance in sports firms, innovation management, and strategy and competition. Further, the master has knowledge about and skills in using methods which can support development of the enterprise and especially as regards market opportunities: research methodology of the social sciences and qualitative methods, project management, and quantitative market research methods. Finally, the master has gained competences in defining and establishing own learning through independent work with a seminar and the master’s thesis as well as managing and taking on responsibility in complex working situations.
Masters of Science "Economics and Business Administration - Sports and Event Management" from University of Southern Denmark work within practically all administrative areas as for example marketing and sales management, planning, HRM and organisational planning.
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Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration requires two years of full time study, each year consisting of four quarters. The profile in Sports and Event Management consists of 60 ECTS compulsory courses of 7.5 ECTS each, 30 ECTS that are electives, and a thesis work corresponding to 30 ECTS.
The 8 compulsory courses are offered in the first four quarters. The electives are typically placed in the fifth and sixth quarters. Electives can be taken at Campus Esbjerg or abroad or take form as an internship. The thesis is to be written during the seventh and eighth quarters.
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