MSc Global Sports Management- 2 ans

MSc Global Sports Management

Specialize in one of the key sectors of the sports business!

  • Full-time, In-person
  • 13900€
  • September 2024
  • 2 years
  • English

Become an expert in international sports business

The Master of Science in Global Sports Management offers an advanced international study program in partnership with EDC Paris Business School, aligned with the market, and provides unparalleled access to leaders and experts in the sports industry. The program provides a critical understanding of the sports world and prepares individuals for leadership roles in sports-related organizations in private, public, and voluntary sectors. 

This program is accredited as MSc-Master of Science by the Conference des Grandes Ecoles (starting from the academic year 2023-2024).

MSc master of science

Objectives of the MSc

  • Train future leaders and managers to have a comprehensive and operational understanding of the international sports business sector.
  • Become an expert in international sports business.


  • French or international students with a bachelor's degree level (bac+3/+4) continuing their studies and wishing to pursue a career in sports business.
  • Graduates wanting to become experts in international sports business.
  • High-level athletes or sports professionals transitioning to the business field.

Highlights of the Program

  • Solid educational foundation in management and administration.
  • 100% English-language program (Full-English Track).
  • Innovative pedagogy.

Start Dates and Program Duration

September 2024

Course Schedule

Pedagocical Missions
Business cases

September 2024

Course Schedule

Pedagocical Missions
Business cases
Professionnal Thesis

Program and Subjects of the MSc Global Sports Management

Program Year 2023/24

MBA Year 1

Semester 1:

  • Corporate Finance 
  • Ethics, CSR, and Sustainability 
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystem 
  • MIS and Project Management 
  • Business English 
  • Self-Development 

Semester 2:

  • Business Development 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting Management 
  • Supply Chain Management 
  • Big Data and Knowledge Management 
  • Business English 
  • Career Development
MBA Year 2

Semester 1:

  • Mastering Global Landscape and Strategic Models of Sport Business Industries 
  • Understanding Sociology and History of Sport 
  • Sport Tourism Development 
  • Managing Corporate Finance and Performance in the Sport Business Industry 
  • Defining Sport Business Branding Strategy 
  • Mastering Digital Marketing and Analytics in Sport Business 
  • French or English as a Foreign Language 
  • Research Methods 
  • Career Development (Part 1) 

Semester 2:

  • Sport Facilities Operations Management 
  • Managing Sport Business Retail in a Multichannel Perspective 
  • Managing Sports Events 
  • Esports Management 
  • Sports Product Management 
  • Mastering the Specificities of Sport Good Products 
  • French or English as a Foreign Language 
  • Career Development (Part 2)

  • Professional Thesis

Career Opportunities

  • Marketing Manager
  • Commercial Coordinator and Business Development
  • Partnerships/Sponsorship Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Event Manager
  • ...

Admission Procedures (French and International Students)


  • MSc 1 (4th year): Students holding a bachelor's degree (bac+3/4) 
  • MSc 2 (5th year): Students holding a bachelor's/master's degree (bac+4/5) and professionals looking to specialize in the sports business sector. 
  • Admission based on application dossier and motivation interview.

Continuing Your Journey

You can pursue another specialization in the MBA, subject to prerequisites. To explore all possible options, click here.

Bridges and Equivalencies

No bridges or equivalencies: enrolling in the program requires completion of all modules.

Key Figures
of students in employment before graduation
alumni from the SMS network
corporate partners, federations and clubs


  • Number of students: 185
  • Satisfaction rate: 4/5
  • Net employment rate: 80%
  • Survey return rate: 63%
  • Dropout rate: 4.08%
  • Success rate: 95%

Source: satisfaction and integration surveys conducted by the school in 2022

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