The opening of the application process for the 2019-21 Sports Business MBA by EB Institute is officially underway, Euroleague Basketball and Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) have announced. The opening coincides with the launch of a new program website: https://www.sportsbusinessmba.net
The new website is designed to offer visitors a dynamic, user-friendly experience. Improved navigation and functionality help users easily find out how they can start or develop their careers in the sports industry by offering easier visualization of the course overview, study timeline, online modules, lecturers and locations of in-person sessions. Visitors can now watch and read Star Alumni Testimonials, which highlight the career paths taken by former EB Institute students.
The Sports Business MBA uses blended learning, featuring the latest e-learning tools and four in-person sessions at three different destinations in Europe. The blended learning MBA offers maximum flexibility and sustained interaction with professors on a unique 16-month journey, allowing existing and aspiring professionals in the sports industry to enhance their knowledge without sacrificing their work commitments.
Starting in September 2019, students will obtain both a systemic understanding and working knowledge of all major areas of contemporary sports: Business, Marketing, Communication, Management, Economics & Finance, Law & Governance.
In addition to the six VMU module leaders and Euroleague Basketball senior management delivering the curricular content, six industry experts and six guest academicians – from La Salle URL, University of Bologna and University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne – will educate and inspire students' minds, delivering a 360º education on sports business management.
Besides the six online modules and four in-person sessions, students will have to prepare a Scientific-Research-Applied Project, complete an Internship or Project Work where they will apply the knowledge obtained in a sports business context and write the Final Master Thesis by adopting modern research methods to solve practical problems in the sports business. The course awards 90 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) to graduates.