Intro to Sports Management

Spring 2016 Online


I’m excited to be leading you through this course on the sports management industry. Together, we will explore the growing field of sports management including; looking at career opportunities, training and experiences required, common courses of study, and some of the characteristics of successful professionals within the sports management industry. This course is designed to develop student competencies in the understanding of sports management from both a theoretical and applied basis. We will explore relevant fields in the study of sports management including; sports marketing, management, consumerism, legal considerations, finance and economics and sport facility and event management. Career options available to students in the field are also examined.

As we get started on this journey together, here are some important reminders:

  • Be sure to complete the Jessup Online Student Orientation. This contains a lot of important information to help you succeed in our course.

  • Tell us something about yourself in the Introductions Forum.

  • Please download and carefully read the course syllabus.

  • If you have any specific questions or prayer requests, please let me know …. my goal is to always respond within 24 hours.

I’ll have more announcements as we get going, but for now WELCOME! I’m so very blessed and excited you're taking this class!