The Pitt Business Sports Business Academy is designed to give students an opportunity to explore business-related roles in the sports industry. Utilizing the city of Pittsburgh’s vast sport teams, along with alumni, and industry professionals across the country, students are provided networking advantages, site visits, and industry insights. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certification of completion. Program anticipated to launch Fall 2021.
What You Learn
Students who participate in the Pitt Business Sports Academy will provide students with a deep dive into what a business career in sports entails. How to take your passion for sports and turn it into a business career. Topics range from Sports Gambling, Sports Analytics, Sports Marketing (PR, Corporate Relations/ Account Managers, Events Coordination), Licensing, Sports Agents, and E-Sports.
- Understanding the Framework
- The Business of Sports Among COVID-19
- Working for a Club or Team
- The Rise of E-Sports
- Working for the League
- Unions & Agents
- Ancillary Participants in the Sports Business Industry