Sports extends beyond the pitch. From the staff to the management, there is a lot more to sports organisations than just the game.

Providing you with the right knowledge and skill-set, a Josoor Institute Professional Diploma will help with introducing and furthering your professional career in the sports management world.

This programme focuses on various professional and management aspects of sports business. It introduces delegates to modern sports business and challenges them to debate and analyze its various aspects.  In addition, it also provides insights into managerial theories and their practical applications to the business of sports. 

Each programme consists of six modules that will take place from February 2020 to December 2020. Each module is offered in one, week-long delivery block. Delegates must be prepared to attend from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM each day.  The Programme is  structured as follows:

Program Breakdown

Block 1, 16th – 20th February 2020

Topic: Foundations of Sport Management

Block 2, 29th March – 2nd April 2020

Topic: Sports Finance

Block 3, 14th – 18th June 2020

Topic: Sports Marketing and Sponsorship

Block 4, 6th – 10th September 2020

Topic: Sports Media, Digital and Communications

Block 5, 25th – 29th October 2020

Topic: Sports Venues and Event Management

Block 6, 29th November – 3rd December 2020

Topic: Sports Governance and Legal Context

Josoor Institute is currently accepting applications for programmes starting in February, 2020. There are  a limited number of seats available, so interested applicants are requested to apply soon to avoid disappointment. Meeting the minimum admissions requirement does not guarantee admission.

Admissions Requirements

A bachelor degree from an accredited institution and recognized as such by Qatar is the minimum academic credential required for delegates to join the Diploma programmes

Programme Requirements

Delegates are required to attend and actively participate in a minimum of 80% of the modules.  At the end of every module, they must complete a graded assignment. At the end of the programme they will be expected to complete a Capstone project.

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Academic Partner - SDA Bocconi School of Management

SDA Bocconi -the School of Management of Università Bocconi - is ranked by Financial Times #6th Business School in Europe and #7th Worldwide – for Custom Education. It is also one of the few schools of management that worldwide has achieved triple accreditation: EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System, since 1998), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, since 2011).

SDA Bocconi –– has been creating and sharing knowledge since 1971. The School’s vision of “empowering life through knowledge and imagination” lies behind its programme offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programmes, MBA and Master Programmes, applied research for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems in their process of market globalization and business development. SDA Bocconi School of Management also delivers the FIFA Master, being responsible of the Management Module, now at its 19th edition.