University of Miami Summer Scholars: Sport Administration – The Business of Sport

    University of Miami Summer Scholars: Sport Administration – The Business of Sport


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Business, Sports Medicine, Sports Management
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17
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    The Summer Scholars Program (SSP) at the University of Miami provides a unique opportunity for high school students to study for three weeks and earn college credits. Study laws, regulations and management of intercollegiate and professional sports.

    Coursework will cover:

    Leadership and Ethics in Sport (3 Credit Hours): This course introduces students to the concepts of leadership, motivation, and ethics in the field of sport administration. The course will include and combine theoretical foundations, exercises, activities, and projects designed for practical application of the leadership concepts. In addition, students will be exposed to industry leaders and networking opportunities through a variety of site visits to sport organizations.

    Sport Marketing and Finance (3 Credit Hours): The purpose of this course is to introduce students to sport management as a professional endeavor. The class provides a broad overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the sport industry. Students will have an introduction to the following components of the sport industry: ethics, leadership, communications, marketing, finance, and event management. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to meet with leaders from a variety of collegiate and professional sport organizations. Organizations that have provided executives to speak to the students have included: NASCAR, Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins, Florida Panthers, Miami Heat, and UM Athletics.

    Maximum enrollment: 25
    Prerequisites(s): 9th and 10th grade English

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