Learn the business of sports firsthand from professionals including former players, agents and more, experiencing various sectors of the ever-changing sports industry through site visits and sporting events.
Investigate the business of professional and amateur sports with emphasis on its unique evolution and manifestation in New York City, the nexus of the sports industry. Starting with an overview of America sports, students will discover how and why the business of sports came to exist. After, we consider critical industry topics, including: 1) athlete management; 2) facility and event superintendence; 3) the relationship and impact of culture, society and individuals on the business of sports; 4) the future of sport. Through a combination of seminars, site visits and attendance at sporting events, students experience the various sectors that comprise this ever-expanding and ever-changing industry.
Past site visits include:
Live games (major and minor league baseball, soccer, women’s basketball)
The New York Times newsroom and/or printing press.
Guest Speakers and Lecturers:
Past guest speakers include:
Ken Belson, Sports Writer, The New York Times
Josh Feinberg, Staff, The Brooklyn Nets
Ray Negron, Consultant, The New York Yankees
Charles Grantham, Director, Center for Sports Management and former Executive Director, NBA Players’ Association
Terry Lyons, Senior Consultant and Founder, Digital Sports Desk
Mark DeRosa, Studio Analyst, MLB Network
Please note: This information is subject to change at any time at the discretion of course leaders.
Cost and Session Information
- PRICE $5,150* ($5,750* for residential students)
- DATES Term 1: June 9 - 21
- TYPE Intensive
- LOCATION New York City
*Listed program costs do not include course-specific lab and materials fees. Learn more on our website.