STUDY TIMELINE

September 2018 First Session, Barcelona, Spain

Distance Learning

January 2019 Second Session, Kaunas, Lithuania

Distance Learning

May 2019 Third Session, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four Host City

Distance Learning

October 2019 Fourth Session, Kaunas, Lithuania

Blended Learning, combining four in-person sessions with distance learning throughout the 14 month duration of the course

First Session

Transfer of knowledge from Euroleague Basketball to the students. The first session will be held at the Euroleague Basketball Headquarters in September18-22, 2017. Euroleague Basketball senior management staff will give lectures to the students including a round table with Euroleague Basketball President & CEO Jordi Bertomeu. (Monday to Friday)



Second Session

Transfer of knowledge from Vytautas Magnus University and Zalgiris Kaunas staff to students. The second session will be held for five days on the Vytautas Magnus University campus and Zalgirio Arena in January 2019. The session will summarise the results of the first semester. MBA Thesis topic selection will take place including instructions on structure and research methods. (Monday to Friday)



Third Session

Transfer of knowledge from industry leaders to students. The third session will be held at the 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in May 2019. A sports immersion featuring four days behind the scenes of one of the largest sports events in the world, listening to presentations from a selection of industry leaders representing companies such as ACB, adidas, AEG, ESL, ESPN, European Club Association, Forum Club Handball, IMG Media, NBA, New Era, Spalding, Special Olympics, Turkish Airlines, Twitter. (Thursday to Sunday)



Fourth Session

Viva and Diploma Ceremony. The fourth session will be held in October 2019 at Vytautas Magnus University. Students will defend their MBA Thesis during a viva, before the Diploma Ceremony takes place. (Monday to Wednesday)