Sports plays a large role in our daily lives, and comprises a huge slice of the nation’s economy due to which the growing industry offers several opportunities. India On Track, a leading sports development, and management organization has formed The Global Institute of Sports Business (GISB) which offers India’s first industry curated Sports Management course whose flagship program is the GISB-ISDE Certificate in Sports Management course. The program, which is certified by Madrid, Spain based Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE), is a full-time 20-unit intensive, informative and experiential higher education course specializing in the business of sports.
ISDE Director Mr. Juan José Sánchez Puig stated, “We are excited to partner with India On Track to establish the Global Institute of Sports Business in Mumbai. Our experience with developing and delivering sports management courses all over the world combined with India On Track’s extensive network and knowledge of the sports industry creates a unique proposition for anyone who aspires to pursue a successful career within the sports landscape.”
The video below will give you a quick insight into the booming Sports Industry.
Based in India’s Financial and Commercial capital – Mumbai, where GISB has a state of the art Campus, it has managed to pick affiliations with organisations like FC Pune City, Sportskeeda, SRI (Sports Recruitment International), the world’s leading executive placement firm in sports. There are two sports law firms – Krida Legal and Game Changer Law. Also there is Perform Group (it is a digital sports content and media group).
The course has been expertly designed by global sports industry veterans to ensure that GISB students not only receive the tools, knowledge and experiences required to create fulfilling careers in sports’ industry but also gain access to relevant platforms in order to regularly interact with industry employers. The program ensures that students don’t just gain theoretical knowledge of sports’ business and management but also get regular experience of how the industry functions throughout their 15-month course.
One of the Main USP’s of this course is that it offers an International study trip to England. The video below will give you a great insight into how the Premier League visit will add to transforming your passion into profession.
Kate Hodgkinson, Head of International, Premier League says “GISB stems from a need to have a professional management program that empowers students to transform their passion for sports into their profession. The Premier League is looking forward to having regular engagement with the students of GISB and hosting them in the United Kingdom during their annual international study trip.”
Other USP’s include –
- Faculty with extensive experience in sports
- Affiliations with leading domestic and international sports organizations
- Hands-on learning methodology and ongoing industry engagement
- Guaranteed placement opportunities upon graduation
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree, diploma or equivalent (Exceptions can be made for individuals with relevant sports experience)
Course duration: 15 Months
Fees: INR 12,00,000/- plus applicable taxes includes ground travel and stay for international exposure trip
How to apply: Interested candidates can enroll by filling the Online Application Form. For further information on admissions, visit http://gisbindia.com/application-form.php
Scholarships: GISB is also offering scholarships to select few candidates with a great track record in education and commensurate and relevant work experience.
GISB received nearly 1,000 applications from individuals interested in joining the course for the 1st batch and during the interviews they mainly focused on why they wanted to work in the sports industry. Ultimately, they finalized on the 20 best candidates and are now providing them with a holistic education to ensure they can achievement placement upon graduation.
GISB’s Program Director Neel Shah who also holds an MBA in Sports Management from Seton Hall University, New Jersey says that “The Global Institute of Sports Business is designed to equip students with the personal, inter-personal and professional skills required to achieve success within the global sports industry. I look forward to working with each GISB student create and take the steps to fulfill their sports management career aspirations.”