24-28 September 2018 First Session, Barcelona, Spain

Distance Learning

14-18 January 2019 Second Session, Kaunas, Lithuania

Distance Learning

15-19 May 2019 Third Session, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Vitoria

Distance Learning

20-22 January 2020 Fourth Session, Kaunas, Lithuania

Blended Learning, combining four in-person sessions with distance learning throughout the 16 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 September 24-28, 2018. Euroleague Basketball senior management staff will give lectures to the students including a round table with Euroleague Basketball President & CEO Jordi Bertomeu.

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 14-18 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.

Third Session

Transfer of knowledge from industry leaders to students. The third session will be held in Vitoria for the 2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in 15-19 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.

Fourth Session

Viva and Diploma Ceremony. The fourth session will be held in 20-22 January 2020 at Vytautas Magnus University. Students will defend their MBA Thesis during a viva, before the Diploma Ceremony takes place.