Are you interested in Sport? Do you want to work within an international business environment? Would you like to combine your passion for sport and business to create a pathway to a job you love? The Degree Programme on International Sport Business Management provides an all-round educational experience designed to prepare you for the sports business sector.
In the International Sport Business Management -programme, you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of sustainable development in sport, financial management, sport marketing, entrepreneurship, sport tourism, event management and business design. Equipped with this strong foundation, you will be prepared to address real life challenges in the sports industry with confidence and readiness.
Once graduated you can start to look forward to a career in sports business and management. As an expert in several subjects including sustainability, project management and leadership, moving into the workplace or establishing your own business will come naturally as your next career step. The Arctic is a perfect location to develop your skills. Lapland is a region of sporting excellence, and we are ready to help you achieve your greatest self.
The advantages of this programme is its unique environment. You study in an innovative learning environment that combines theory, practice and modern facilities with advanced technologies that support effective learning. You will gain a more concrete approach to the topics studied within projects implemented in close cooperation with local companies and organisations. The programme encourages development and implementation of innovative sustainable business ideas in joint projects with sport businesses, locally and internationally. Implementation of studies may take multiple forms: in-class studies as well as field activities such as practical training in a company and field trips in the region, an international exchange period and virtual studies.
Teaching takes place on campus in Rovaniemi. However some online implementation are possible. Internationalization and globalization have naturally a central position in your studies. Working in teams is a key part of our studies. As a student you will get an individual study plan (ISP) based on your needs to strengthen your skills. As an international programme, we challenge students to consider cultural and communication elements throughout their studies in preparation for their future career paths.
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- Full Time
High School Diploma.
Separate (Direct) application period for International Sport Business Management is 17 July to 4 August 2023. The application period is focused on the EU and EEA area, meaning that the degree for eligibility must be completed in EU country or in Finland. Students will be selected on the basis of the paper-based selection.
- 3.5 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning