About this program

Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills with F.C. Barcelona

The Master in sports Management and Legal Skills with FCB is aimed and focused on the sector of lawyers, business, economic and sports management, or other persons who are already holding a university degree in those areas, who have proved experience and knowledge in the field of Sports.

As it is ISDE’s philosophy we do not only mean our students to reach the most up to date knowledge about Sports Law, but to acquire the skills that will help them to reach their professional goals.

To do so we count on an academic staff composed by the most important lecturers related to the Sports Law world. Their commitment in making of this program the best online master in sports management and legal skills is the guarantee of its unequalled quality.

Program content

Organization of Sports

  • The Structure and Organization of Sport (Ioc, Sport Accord, International Sports Federations –Fifa-, National Federations, Professional Leagues, Sports Entities, Us System V. European System, Athlete Unions)

General Management of Sports Entities

  • Strategic Planning: Javier Sobrino
  • Organization and Management
  • Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership in Sports
  • Change and Transitional Management in Sports
  • Management of Sports FacilitiesMotivation in the Frame of the Structural Organization

Marketing, Sponsorship and Communication in Sports

  • General Concepts of Marketing. Scope. Strategies. Markets
  • Sports Marketing. Definition. the Industry. the Athletes. Sports Entities.
  • Brand Management. Image Rights
  • Asset Listing, Commercial Valuation & Market Research
  • Kit Suppliers
  • Media Rights (Tv, Radio, Internet).
  • Marketing Plan. Marketing Agencies
  • Sports Facilities. Stadia and Services
  • Sponsorship
  • Communication in Sport
  • Ambush Marketing

Finance in Sports

  • Finance Direction of Clubs
  • Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Income Management / Asset Management of Clubs
  • Image Rights
  • Corporate Finance of Clubs

Law in Sports

  • Focus in Football Regulations: Contracts, Transfers, Etc.
  • Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (Fifa, Tas, Bat)
  • Disciplinary and Ethics in Sports
  • Club’S Licensing and Financial Fair Play
  • Intermediation: Player, Coach, and Club Representation
  • Integrity and Doping
  • Intellectual Property

Digital Transformation in Sports

  • E-Sports
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Digital Content and Fan Engagement V. Monetization

7. Organizations of Competitions and Events

  • Organizing a Sports Event. Planning and Task Control
  • Finances and Management of a Sports Event. Budget Control. Income and Expenses
  • Human Resources. Teamwork. Leadership. Volunteers Management.
  • Key Areas in a Sports Event: Logistics and Suppliers. Ceremonies and Protocol.
  • Marketing and Sponsorship. Image, Communication, and Press. Security and Access Controls
  • Legal Aspects of Sports Activity and Events

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Sustainability and External Relations:
  • Labour Regulations
  • General Principles and Employment Relationships in Football
  • Corporate Foundations, the Soul of Companies

Sports Governance & Social Impact of Sports

  • Liability in Sports
  • Governance in Sport
  • Diplomacy in Sport

Strategy & Innovation in Sports

  • Innovation in Sports
  • New Revenue Streams
  • Global Expansion
  • International Affairs
  • Compliance in Sports
  • Sports & Entertainment

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the school website for more information.

Career paths

  • Management of sports entities
  • Law firms
  • Sports agent
  • Sports consultancy
  • Sports equipment industry
  • Sports Centres
  • Federations, leagues, clubs and associations
  • Public administration
  • Training and education
  • Management in sports services companies
  • Organization of sports events

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