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How to Start a Career in the Football (Soccer) Business: Sport Operations and Management

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16 Lessons (4h 34m)
    • 1. Introduction

      8:28
    • 2. Networking

      12:50
    • 3. Football Seminars

      23:34
    • 4. Women in Football

      21:54
    • 5. Volunteering

      14:16
    • 6. Interview Skills

      25:10
    • 7. Job Fair

      10:20
    • 8. Websites

      23:28
    • 9. Freelancing

      13:13
    • 10. Startups

      12:19
    • 11. Literature

      10:06
    • 12. Podcasts

      10:02
    • 13. Undergraduate Courses

      19:20
    • 14. Masters' Degrees Courses

      33:35
    • 15. Executive Education

      20:29
    • 16. Conclusion

      15:02
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A Comprehensive and Practical Course on How to Get a Job in Football (Soccer) via an Expert's Advice

When most of us think of jobs within the football (soccer) industry, the list is usually exhausted after the players, officials and coaching team. But behind the scenes are the inner-workings of one of the fastest-growing industries in the world comprising a vast array of careers that keep the beautiful game ticking.

If you are interested in getting management or operational roles within the football industry, you have a difficult job ahead. Football management careers can indeed pay very well, however, getting your career started and becoming successful can turn out to be more difficult than you think.

Moreover, while getting a degree in football or sports management can boost your chances of success, you will need reliable information and strategies to be able to figure out the rules.

Saam Momen is the creator of this course and has worked at reputable sport marketing agencies and at the heart of the European football (UEFA) and knows what it really takes to succeed in the industry. He has condensed years of knowledge together with some extensive study, research and conversation with other experts and turned it into an all-inclusive, informative guide.

With women and girls becoming more interested and involved in all aspects of football, employment opportunities are increasingly available for them in what has been a male dominant environment. This online course is targeted at both genders and the opportunities described within are available for males and females. However, there is a specific module where additional opportunities for women and girls can be found.

This course intends to break down all of the difficulties mentioned previously into practical steps you can take immediately and start to focus your career into the right direction. This is a rare opportunity to get your football management career started (or back on track), connect and access the best opportunities in the football industry, and get insights amongst other things of industry-recognised institutions providing educational degrees in football and sports management.

Here are the key areas this course will be covering:

    • Networking: Networking is one of the essential tools for growth in any career and football is no exception. However, the rules are slightly different when it comes to football management. During the course you will learn how to locate the right networking environments within the football industry and how to seize the opportunities when you are faced with them.

    • Football Seminars: Football Seminars are ideal for networking opportunities. Insights on the best seminars available will be given.

    • Women in Football: Women and girls have long faced bias and discrimination that has seen a low representation at the top of the sport. These days, however, women are finding increasing opportunities to succeed in the football industry. We will discuss here the events, organisations and courses which help to increase the diversity and impact of women in football around the world.

    • Volunteering: From Saam’s personal experience, this is the best way to start your football management career. He will be sharing recommendations about why, how and where to engage as a volunteer.

    • Preparing for an Interview: A comparison of interviews for ‘normal’ jobs and those for jobs in the football industry will be found in this course. A look at the interview formats involved, the skill set that you should display, the questions you may be asked and the questions that you can be asking your prospective employer will also be provided.

    • Job Fair: With Saam’s experience and extensive connection within the sports industry, he will introduce you to what is considered arguably the best football and sports job fair in Europe. This is a unique occasion to be face to face with the recruitment departments of the best football entities in the world, an opportunity not to be missed.

    • Career Websites for Football Management Professionals: Saam will be sharing with you some of the best career websites which in some cases host head-hunters focused on the football industry. Here you will also find a guide with over 500 job websites for men's and women's football in Europe.

    • Freelancing: Yes, you can be a freelancer as a sports/football management professional. This course will show you how you can be free to work from anywhere you wish and take up multiple jobs at the same time.

    • Football startups: One approach to entering into the football industry is to create your own enterprise or startup. Creating a startup can be an effective alternative for some recent graduates or even those who are changing career paths to gain access to the sports industry using their current skills. Insights to the best ways on doing so are given.

    • Literature/podcasts: Continuous education is an important way to stay up to date with career trends in football and sports. Saam will delve into some interesting findings on how you can learn more about the industry from books and podcasts that he will recommend.

    • Best Undergraduate Degrees: If you want to pursue an undergraduate degree in sports/football management and you don’t know which colleges/universities to apply to, information will be shared about some of the best universities offering undergraduate courses in this area. You can be sure that these are reputable institutions often preferred by sports recruiters.

    • Best Masters' degrees: This is the hardest and at the same time easiest way to secure the job you are looking for in the football industry… and you will find out why in this course!

    • Executive Education: Want to learn more in-depth knowledge and how to super charge your sports analytics and technology knowledge? This course will delve into two courses provided by the best universities in the world, Harvard and MIT.

Words from the Author, Saam Momen:

I have a true passion for teaching! I have proudly taught university courses in Switzerland, USA and Brazil. My career spans over 15 years in the sporting industry with jobs at the London Olympic Bid Committee, UEFA, CSM and TEAM Marketing. I possess a Master Degree in Sports Management and an Executive Education diploma at Harvard Business School on The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports. I hope that throughout this course you are able to have a wonderful learning experience and that ultimately this motivates you to follow your dream path!

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The Sports Executive Path is an online platform created to help anyone interested in gaining knowledge about sports management and the sports industry. Entering the world of sports is notoriously difficult and challenging, competition is fierce and jobs at the top of the pyramid are scarce. Through our courses we will provide guidance and tips, explain myths and grant access to valuable information for anyone wanting to enter this vast and exciting world.

 

The Sports Executive Path was founded by Saam Momen. Saam is an independent business professional who has over 15 years of involvement with the world of sports. His involvement with the sports industry started in a series of world-class sports events in Brazil. Further knowledge was acquired when obtaining a M... See full profile

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1. Introduction: Hi, My name is Sam Moment. Welcome to this course on finding work in European football. Before we start, I'll give a short introduction about myself. I have had the privilege of working for over 15 years in the sports industry and companies like you a for which is the governing body of European football. Great sports marketing agencies. Such a CSM on team marketing, the London 2012 Olympic bid committee as well was in dozens of other sports related projects. Well, this course is about to theme which many people ask me for which very few people have the answer to, which is what is the best way to enter the football industry. The idea off this course comes from dozens of people who have sent me questions about how to work with football, and here I have to demystify a bit of this subject. What Schuller in this course is the following how to network in this industry the best seminar still football, the importance of volunteering, how to prepare for a job interview in the football industry, the best job fair, the best website. How to become a freelancer, the best educational courses in undergrad masters and executive levels. And I also tackle in depth the subject about women in football. The idea is not only that this course, but all future courses are actionable and that you can implement the ideas immediate. There is a workbook in the project segment off this course to write down your notes, but to provide links to all relevant content discussed in each chapter. Also included in the course is a very helpful must read guide with over 500 employment sites in men's and women's football related to clubs, associations, federations, confederations agencies, brand sponsors. If you have missed the other, of course, is produced here. Feel free to watch them without further ado. Let's begin. A common question I have been asked repeatedly by either contacts of friends is what is the best way to enter the football industry. To put matters into perspective, I receive on average at least two Lincoln messages per week about this subject. This course has been created as a response to this demand. So based on my 15 years of work in this business, I'll try to explain in the simplest way possible how to get your foot into this vast industry. Football, after all, is an activity that generates over $30 billion per annum on this course is focused on. Those were willing to take a step towards this activity. Before we start, I would like to introduce myself. I was born in England on my parents are originally from Iran. When I was still a toddler, I moved to Brazil and lived over two decades there before moving to Switzerland. A crazy background with generated the most of the things a strong passion for travel in sports, full board particular my career and football started almost by accident. After studying business management in university, I was very frustrated with my career options, which included, amongst other things, looking for jobs and banks. Since I specialized in finance one day, stimulated by my father's advice, I decided to use the computer and search for the term jobs in football on the Internet. I ended up stumbling across the master degree, which caught my attention. I eventually applied for admission to it and was accepted to enroll in a master course in sports administration and technology co signed by a few Swiss universities and endorsed by the International Olympic Committee I will talk about this later. In the course during my Masters on, internship was obligatory and I interned at the London 2012 bidding Committee, which at the time was competing against serious candidates such as Moscow, Madrid, New York and Paris. In the end, London won the bit. Soon after my graduation from the Masters at the end of 2004 I applied for a job. But you A for the governing body of European football on after a few rounds of interviews, was eventually hired within you. A. For I worked for eight years in two distinct areas. During my 1st 4 year period, I was responsible for supporting officials, associations and clubs in the operational aspects of football within a unit called Match Operations. I was then promoted to a manager position and in my 2nd 4 year spell at you A. For I was responsible for the regulations of club competitions as well as their sporting parameters, which included being responsible for the competition entries for months, access calendars, fixture principles and coefficients within the club competitions units. It was a great privilege to be involved at the heart of the UEFA Champions League a tournament which I always watched as a child. At the end of 2012 with the FIFA Men's World Cup heading to my home country of Brazil in 2014 I decided to leave you a for and Switzerland and moved to really genero toe work as a business director at CSN, one of the leading sports marketing agencies in the world. At CSN, I led the Special Projects Unit where, amongst other projects, I was responsible for the Ambassador program for the Coca Cola FUE for World Cup trophy tour, the logistics operations and planning off the participation of the Football Federation of Australia, the World Cup in Brazil, the 2014 FIFA World Cup mascot operations, as well as the player ambassador program for the Budweiser Hotel. All of these projects were very challenging and exciting to say the least. After the conclusion of the FIFA World Cup, I stayed a couple more years in Brazil at CSM for projects involving the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. Soon after the conclusion of the Games are decided to move back to Europe to become an independent sport professional, which is my current position since 2016 I have worked in exciting projects with team marketing, which is the sole exclusive agency of the UEFA Derek dedicated to commercial partnerships in the club competitions and there I was responsible for the promotional plans aimed at driving the growth of the UEFA Champions League outside of Europe in key strategic markets at you A. For I still freelance as a football operations specialist which include, amongst other tasks, being a venue director as a venue director, I am responsible for the coordination, an efficient running of you A for club competition matches above all, to keep a global overview on any issues that may affect the running of the match on match officials or on the clubs. I am assigned to different clubs every season. All this experience within football has made brought me to this point launching this course . I have extensively researched the topic, talked to quite a few experts in the industry and have come to the conclusion that the following topics are the secret to enter in the world of football and eventually be successful in terms of financial investment. The course will cater for people were willing to invest in different levels in their careers. For those wishing to spend little money on implementing their part into football, I provide ideas or networking how to prepare for a job, interview, literature, podcasts, websites, searches or even freelance work. For those wishing to spend more, I provide advice on investments such as a job fair and seminars, and ultimately, for those willing to make more sophisticated and greater investment. Further ideas such as executive education, undergraduate courses or, ultimately a master course are provided. I will also tackle the importance and unique opportunities available for women in football . Finally, I hope that this course is able to cater not only for students but also for people who are late in their career but are considering changing jobs. Above all, I hope you really enjoy it. 2. Networking: networking and the importance of making contacts in the football industry. The importance of networking in building a great career in the football industry or other industries, as a matter of fact, cannot be underestimated. In football, particularly where the whole system is interlinked, networking is essential. The amount of time I have crossed paths in completely different projects with the same people in football is phenomenal. And many who work in the industry will say that football is a very small world. Why is that? Well, this is due to one main reason football is based in a pyramid system which starts with the players need needing to be affiliated to a club. A club that needs to be affiliated to the National Association, a national association that needs to be affiliated to confident nation. And finally, the six confederations which need to be affiliated to FIFA, the governing body of football. Within this organizational period mitt, everyone who's connected to it is often in close contact with each other. The landscape of modern football has evolved into a multi $1,000,000,000 industry, with large clubs and organizations making hundreds of millions in revenue each year as the size and scale of the industry grows each year and shows no sign of slowing down. The opportunities for work increases, however, for new graduates or those wishing to start their career, finding work in such a competitive field has become more and more challenging. Jobs at high profile companies are in high demand, and it can be difficult to gain the experience needed to impress employers. Success in life is often a function of the people you know on the information you have at your disposal. Networks are a source of information about what is happening in an industry, and it also provide contact with people that can hear our ideas and can help us make better decisions. Networking is part of our lives. As humans, we meet people every day and make new connections without even realizing it. However, the idea of professional networking often causes some people to feel nervous. This is because we often think we are overbearing when we asked to connect with someone we have never met before. For those looking to break into an advance in highly competitive industries like the football industry, having a strong and reliable network can be a golden ticket as often said, When looking for work, it's not what you know, but who you know this saying especially pertinent in the football industry, where jobs can sometimes be so sought after that known the right person can make a notable difference. Networking is all about establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with other professionals. He's gonna be professions within your industry or even outside it, provided there is a useful exchange of ideas and knowledge. Often the most connected people are the most successful. A networking can be useful not just in finding a job but in advancing your career. Having a strong and reliable network of professionals can lead to greater opportunities to connect with mentors and advisers. Increase your visibility with senior management and even though develop your expertise and learn new skills. However, there is more to networking in the industry than just engaging in activities. You need to be more purposeful, intentional and strategic about your networking activities. You need to find people who provide you with information, connect you to other people. Advocate for you, help you accomplish your job mentor, guide and sponsor you Tips on successfully networking Finding the career of your dreams may come down to knowing the right people and establishing connections in the industry. So what is the best way to go about building a strong network and landing your dream career ? If you're still in education, either in sports management or another course, higher education can provide you with many opportunities. You will find different ways to build a strong network that may help you later in your career whilst in education. If you're studying a sports related subject, most of the people you meet on your course will also go on to look for careers in the sports industry. Making connections with other graduates who go on to be professionals themselves can be invaluable. Many courses will also offer internships to students. Internships can be a great opportunity to not just pick up valuable experience but also to meet and connect with professionals working in the industry. Many former interns go on to work for the company. The Internet as a hiring manager will give priority to someone who has already worked at the company. If you're not in education, there are still plenty of opportunities for you to build your network. There are lots of industry events held for people in your situation, helping to connect recruiters to those looking for work in the industry. If you're planning on attending your first event, here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time and hopefully build some useful and enduring connections. Find an event to attempt. Making the first step is always the hardest, but finding where to begin is fairly easy. There are many great job fairs, conventions and events held every year for the sole purpose of networking and hearing from industry experts. There is much to gain just by going and listening to the conferences or talks, but you will also have a chance to meet and talk to people with it working in the industry . This gives you an ideal opportunity to connect and learn from those who were once in a similar situation to you. Examples of some networking events in the football industry could attend include the Football Trade Directory, which holds multiple events every year at football clubs across the UK There is also the football world Congress, which features experts and exhibitions from leading industry professionals with many opportunities were network plan before you attend. It is always best to plan ahead, and we're hoping to build a network. It is definitely a great idea. You can find out which companies will be attending the events beforehand and decide which ones you would rather speak to and hear from. You can use social media like Lincoln to help build up an idea of who you should be talking to show a keen interest. If you're planning on working in the football industry, the chances are you're going to be pretty interested in hearing from industry professionals . It is important to show genuine interest on a willingness to learn, not just expect to be handed a job for turning up. When you meet people that events, be sure to ask them about their company position and how they got started. If you show interest in a person without expecting anything in return, they're likely to appreciate you. Maintain your network off course. It is one thing to build a network, but if you do not give attention and care to your relationships, they will fade away and lose touch. Once the event is over, send your new contacts a quick message, saying it was nice to meet at the event. That way they will have a reference off who you are and where you met. Try to keep your networks strong by staying in touch and possibly arranging to meet up with future events. You may also want to share industry specific news or other articles, which they may be interested in connect with rising talents. There are rising talents in the football industry. It is easier to connect with someone who is rising within our organization than with top executives. A middle level manager in an organization might be very much connected to the top management. Besides, when you build relationships with rising talents, at some point they will be in top level management. Remember, you're not only networking for today's needs, but for future needs as well. You don't have to wait until the day you will need help or favor. Before you take action on adding important people to your network. You might not get the response you desire by then. Identifying specific networking prospects. Create a list of specific contacts to prospect and connect with. Look for the people who share professional attributes. You can learn from smart networking will require research strategy and visibility when you make your first contact focus on asking for career advice and what networking opportunities and not necessarily a job using Lynton as a networking tool These days we have technology and social media on hand to make a lot of our more challenging tasks easier. Social media sites such as LinkedIn are powerful tools for building and maintaining your professional network. Much business is conducted online in the modern world, and lengthen can help you to find and build a global network of professionals in your industry. When starting to build your connections on LinkedIn, you will, of course, want to connect with people that you know you can add people directly from the context list of your email, making sure to accept connections that you receive as well to build a strong connection and increase your visibility and search results. However, you will also need to connect with and accept connections from people who do not know. You should aim to reach out and connect with people in your industry, and those you might be able to learn from and share knowledge with it is important when reaching out to customize your message Rather than just sending the standard, I'd like to add you to my network. This way you can convey your intentions and leave a lasting positive impression. Here's an example of a good personal message, which was sent by someone hoping toe switch careers into the football industry. Hi. First of all, I'd like to apologize for adding You certainly don't know me. I never heard about me, So let me introduce you myself. My name is Frankel. I'm Brazilian but currently live in Bucharest, Romania, with my wife and daughter. We came to try a better life in Europe and found in remain a great job opportunities. I liked the country, my work. But do you know the same? Happy are those who do what they like? Well, I found out a long time ago that I'm passionate about football but never took it serious. And today a regret. Maybe because I didn't have better conditions. I don't know. I don't know if this is related. The fact that in Brazilian we truly love football, but it certainly inspires me. I have great passion for football and for competitions, especially the European ones in the World Cup. I believe would be a completely happy and realized person working in the football industry , being on a club, national association or organization such as FIFA, you a for or even federation's. I believe I identify myself with football competitions, the stadiums, environment, the fans, the competition. Having this said, I'd like to know if there's any way that I could have the chance to make this dream come true, where wherever it is, as long as it can be happy working with football. I know I don't have necessary experience, but I need a chance to start and show all my potential, my willingness, my determination, my commitment on my passion. Sometimes we have to take a step back in order to give two steps further in the future. This is how I think I already have the know. Therefore it's worth a try. If I get a yes, I'm already in advantage, so I would really appreciate if you can help me or introduced to someone else who could help me to give the first step. In order to make this dream come true, I'll be very happy to receiving a response to this message. Although the message is quite long. It provides the recipient with a clear message about why they have been sent the invite. It is a good idea to be honest and upfront, that you hope to build your connections within the football industry to help build a career . You may also want to add any skills or expertise which you can offer, perhaps referencing your education or current employment. Building a good professional network is not easy, but sites like LinkedIn certainly make it simpler for you to connect and share ideas with people across the world. With this in mind, you can hopefully build a network and kick start your dream career. 3. Football Seminars: football industry seminars amongst one of the best and most cost effective ways to get familiar with the football world is by attending any off the numerous seminars, conferences and summits available in the industry. In these events, the global football business has the opportunity to bring together the industry's leading professionals in a unique commercial environment that enabled them to build and strengthen professional relationships for newcomers, the events provide a variety of formal and informal networking platforms to connect participants with football key stakeholders. This is one of the best ways to start expanding your network and entering the market for the fast growing football industry. There are an increasing number off football related conferences and summits held around the world. These events all have a single goal to increase the knowledge and success in the industry of those who attend. For those who would like to further develop their careers in football industry and even for those who would like to get started, senators provide a great opportunity. You'll be able to learn ideas and practices that are highly focused to be relevant in the industry and hear from some of the top experts in the field senators are also a great way to build and expand your professional network, developing potential business connections with other attendees and sharing ideas with a group of people who have come from all over the world. There are a lot of seminars and conferences available for those interested in learning about football industry. Depending on what you'd like to get out of your experience, different events may be better suited for you. It is important to go over everything that the event has to offer and examined past events to find out which senator is best for you. Here, I'll discuss three major food industry events, which each offer unique advantages to a attendees. You will learn about the benefits of each event and what they can teach you about working in the football industry. Sir Correx. One of the most renowned conferences in the football industry is the Soccerex Conference, founded by Duncan Ravi, the son of football managing legend Don Revie. Sir Kerekes has for over 20 years brought together those in the football industry to advance the Games commercial potential. Soccerex brings together businesses and the Games stakeholders through the events and conferences that they hold the Soccerex events have been around for more than 20 years and have been held across all corners of the world. The events have been described by few foot Secretary General Fatima Samora as definitely the number one event that pulls all the industry of football together. He and are the former CEO of Liverpool. Also, Costa corrects the Premier Football Conference events at Soccerex. They provide conferences led by well respected leaders in the industry to help businesses develop their ideas and get ahead in the football industry. Also, Sir Corrects offers what they call a social platform, which allows industry professionals and business owners to interact and discuss ideas. The social platform includes V I. P. Dinner, Kickoff, Happy Hours, social evenings on Lunar Lache. Because the Soccerex is now known around the world, they managed to attract superstar speakers, although there are too many legends of the game to name them all. Some past speakers have included Bobby Charlton, Diego Maradona, George, where are Neymar Ronaldo? Not only the sigh corrects provide the perfect chance for networking, but it also has an excellent track record for helping to forge business partnerships. A few notable partnerships that were established courtesy of Soccerex are future lions and just for keepers, Real Madrid on Be Win and Champions. Travel and Talk Sports, where Soccerex really catches the eye of commercial businesses in football, is for the many international events they host. In 2019 Suck Rex hosted major events and conferences in China, Europe and the USA, giving those involved in the football industry a chance to attend their events no matter where they live. The global nature of Soccerex events means that ideas on innovation can spread quickly through the industry whilst also forming business connections in the globalized world. What can you expect from the Soccerex Conference, whether it is held in Asia, Europe or the Americas? One common feature of the Soccerex events is that they deal with contemporary issues in the football industry and seek to export of the diverse opportunities and challenges associated with the region where the program is held. The usual set up includes insights, speaker sessions, academy sessions and lots of networking. Since the remain focused in this course is on European football, I will talk a bit more about the Soccerex Europe event, which occurred in Iris, Portugal, in 2018 and will be happening in 2020 and 2021. Suck Rex Europe was held at TAG was Park, which has made a name for itself as Portugal's first science and technology park, which is home to a range of multinational startups and universities. The site is easy to travel to as it's located just a few minutes away from the Center City Centre of Lisbon on the international airport. The event provided networking opportunities for elite European clubs and leagues and key industry providers, as well as the latest on FIFA and you wait for competitions conference in self focused on the development of football in Europe, on and off the pitch. The following is a list of topics discussed at the event. Global expansion strategies of elite European clubs, the growth off women's football and the impact of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France . Youth development and performance technology, the New broadcasting Landscape, Digital fan engagement at E sports, new competition models, financial fair play and transfer market regulations to deliver the highest quality conference for those in attendance and your Europe event. Soccerex has an unparalleled advisory board featuring the likes of Deco killing balik on jihad we on the 12 person board. The conference also featured speakers well known in the football community, such as Paolo for Hera, Louis Saha and Christian Karembeu. Those who attended it, those who attendant were also treated to a talk from Telvin Seglin, the secretary general of Fifth Pro. You may know him thanks to his work with Gemma Bosman, which led to the in famous Bosman ruling the event that changed the face of the transfer market in football forever. The Soccerex event in 2019 had 1536 attendees from 52 countries. More than 40% of debt Indies were at sea director level. On there were 62 different companies on exhibition, 341 leading clubs, leagues and federations had representatives and 76 speakers facilitated different inside sessions over 16 hours. The event also featured 400 structured rights holder and supplier meetings through their invite only service. The event also has senior attendance from the representative Association for All Stake Hook stakeholder groups in European Football, For You, for You, a free see a European Leagues and 50 he thought areas included broadcasting in new media clubs and right holders, commercial and sponsorship financing, regulation, performance, social responsibility and stadia, and major events who can attend Soccerex. There are no restrictions on who can attend the Soccerex events. Soccerex unites individuals, businesses and soccer figures, leading clubs, sports businesses, sponsors and football governing bodies and federations to further their different commercial and sporting objectives. Therefore, anyone interested in meeting a networking with key industry people can book a place at any of the sucker X events. Networking at Soccerex events for the past 20 years, attendees that Soccerex events have enjoyed some great success which have helped them to form high quality business partnerships. For some individuals, the Soccerex events have also been crucial in their professional development and instrumental in helping them to enter the football industry. Soccerex provides a wide variety of structured networking opportunities as well as especially made event up to connect everyone who attends from a football match, a series of pre arranged sector specific networking sessions that guarantee face to face meetings with the Games clubs to the event up and its in APP messaging service that allows delegates to prearranged meetings. Soccerex assists delegates in reconnecting with old contacts and building relationships with new ones with a share drew, including happy Hours and an exclusive social evening, Soccerex allows delegates toe unwind and build on the new friendships and business relationships that had been forged during the date. Situated in the heart of the exhibition, the networking Cafe also provides an enhanced central meeting location for delegates to be able to take refreshments, network and talk business. World football summits. The word Football Summit based in Madrid, Spain, has been around for just three years but has already gained the reputation of being a leading global football industry event. Since the first summit held in 2016 the World Football Summit has organized and brought together seven events 443 speakers, 7277 attendees, 234 clubs, 61 leagues and federations, and 1734 companies. The events held by World Football Summit enable businesses and stakeholders to have a platform for which they can come together to discuss current topics in the world of football as well as established business opportunities with each other these opportunities seek to improve the know how of the industry as well as helping with its growth and development. The vision off the World Football Summit is to be the global business platform for the football industry. By providing this platform, the World Food Summit provides an excellent way for those involved in this industry to access opportunities for networking with leaders of the football industry. What can you expect at the World Football Summit events? The industry talks that WFS provide our diversified to allow all kinds of speakers and industry experts to thrive and pass on their knowledge. It includes the corporate keynote, the success case, the one on one chat and round table discussions. An expo area is also provided so that products and services may be exhibited to the attendees. Several exhibitors have already confirmed for W. F s 2019 including the wife Institute, La Liga Business School and William. Networking is always a crucial part when considering the success of an event such as what wfs hold to help you make the most of your time at the event they offer waste to help, such as the app B two B agenda speed networking on a social evening. The World Football Summit also offers a section for start up companies through their startup competition, the aim of it being to create a new over to platform off ideas across the world. The competition allow entrance to showcase their startups, gaining experience in pitching, their ideas and potentially winning investment. Previous competitions have featured incredibly innovative and cutting edge technologies that aim to change the face of the industry. Big names and leading figures. A 10 world football summit with many well known names happy to give testimonials on how their run football heroes such as Brazilian megastar Ronaldo Nazario, for example, describing the summit as an exclusive and very important event for the future development of football, whilst Edmilson describes the World Football Summit as being able to add value not only in the social aspect but also in the technological on the high performance professional level . Previous attendees of World Football summit events include professional clubs such as Manchester United, Barcelona, San Francisco, 40 Niners institutions such as Fee for You, a full illegal and companies like Microsoft sent in their Facebook some of the topics that have been discussed in past events include the following rise of a new age, opportunity for football and e sports, creative kings and the power of impactful contents. Addressing the challenges of an evolving game in a new market environments Can a sports organization be a business without being a media and technology business? La LIGA The pathway from data to artificial intelligence in the sports industry. Big data and predictive modeling. How data driven digital marketing works enriching Found engagement through social media. Influencer marketing, European transfer market Latest trends and predictions Drones fly foot The future of amateur football. The future of professional club football. Women's football. What's next after the change, the game changing FIFA Women's World Cup How smart contracts are changing the football industry, text issues and corruption in sports. The World Football Summit host several global events which attract many attendees as well as some of the biggest names in the football industry. Although still a relatively new endeavour, it has already earned a fantastic reputation. The events held in the opportunities on offer at the summits are not to be missed by those working in the industry. The World Football Summit holds multiple events in a year in locations across Europe, Africa and Asia. It also holds the football innovation form, a senior level forum on the eve of every Champions League final as well as the woman's football summit. The main World football Summit event is held dearly in Madrid, Spain, who can attend the World Football Summit. The WFS is ideal for companies and organizations that are directly or indirectly related to the football industry and once have privileged access to business opportunities and networking with potential clients that normally would not be within their reach. The World for Post Summit is the ideal space to meet do networking and close business opportunities with the leaders of the football industry. Anyone interested in learning and networking with key players in the football industry can attend networking at the World Football Summit. Throughout the two day event, key players off the international football industry can get together and discuss innovation and changes in the industry. The WFS provide promotes networking between attendees and has designed the event to help facilitate new business connections. The organization provides attendees with the tools and platform to meet and generate business with clubs, leagues, agencies, investors, companies and firms. The WFS app allows attendees to browse the community member list message fellow attendees, learn more about them and schedule meetings during the summit. This kind of technology helps to form personal and business connections during the event. The APP is ready to download and use a mobile devices for those who attend the summits. B two B agenda The World Football Summit enabled several zones throughout the event that specifically for networking, where attendees can meet, chat and discuss business opportunities. They offer a customized B two B service which will allow you to meet the profile partner provider client that interest you most during the two days of the event. The World Football Summit, Social evening, the World football some It is not over until the last speaker leaves auditorium, nor when the last attendee leaves the venue. The World Football someone continues at night in the city centre of Madrid. The social evening is a networking activity in a more relaxed environment where you can eat and drink together with other members of the football industry. This will be an important part of the whole WFS experience, where many attendees have the opportunity to form strong relationships and close connections that last through their entire careers. Football Industry Insights The football industry inside Siri's is a week long program hosted by the Johan Cruyff Institute in the city of Barcelona. The course gives participants the chance to take an in depth look at the football industry and learn closely from a diverse group of industry professionals. The seminars discussed contemporary issues and challenges that face the football industry and give some insights on how changes in technology and increased consumer demand can shape the future of the sport and business. Through the program, you'll get an inside look at how business operation football work. Hearing from experienced professionals. You'll be able to prepare for your successful career in the football industry, having gained a deeper knowledge of how the industry operates. The Johan Cruyff Institute named after its founder, legendary Dutch football star Jurgen Croy, if has become one of the leading football learning institutions in the world since it was established in 1999. Located in the city of Barcelona, Spain, the institute offers courses, seminars and degrees on various subjects in the field of sports and sports management. The institute takes it practical learning by doing approach, and all of its courses and seminars have been produced by industry professionals. Academic programs on offer at the York Wife Institute are all tailor made for the specific needs and expectations of athletes and sports professionals. What can you expect from the football industry? Insights seminars. The seven hours take place over a period of a week, and it will take up four days in total. During this time, you learn about how the football industry operates and hear from business leader in the world of football. The series of seminars is designed to give you a deeper understanding of the football industry and how this multibillion dollar industry operates. The topics of the seminars change each year to reflect changes in the industry and to keep the discussions relevant. Previous topics covered by the seminars include football governing bodies. You learn about the organization and structure of governing bodies in the sport of football . Discussions will cover the purpose and role of governing bodies in the modern game and how they shaped the changing face of the sport leagues and federations. This topic will discuss how professional football leagues operate and the challenges that face football federations in organizing matches around the world. You learn more about the internal organisation of football leagues and what goes on behind the scenes Football goes digital, a discussion of what impact technology and Internet has on the football industry. You'll learn the implications of online media on how the digital age is affecting the way in which consumers enjoy the beautiful game. Talent developments, an in depth look at how to manage and foster the growth of football talents. This topic will take a closer look into how professional academies help to develop playing ability and how advances in technology can eight athletes in their development managing football clubs. You'll learn all about how modern football clubs, air run and the different roles involved in the club's hierarchy. This will be an insight into how to manage a professional club with tips and guidance from experts. The entire series will be presented by professionals who have decades of experience within the industry and are able to pass on their knowledge to those in attendance. December's give a unique look into how the football industries running challenges facing those who wish to be successful in all expects off the modern game being part of the seminar, Siri's means that you'll have access to your own quite institute virtual campus. This means that no matter where you are, you'll be able to track your academic progress, collaborate and share information with students and professors on the seminar. Siri's The virtual campus will give you access to books, case studies, videos and other learning materials so you can further your knowledge on the subject matter who can attend the football industry insights. The program is specifically designed to give you close access to industry professionals and an insight into how the football industry operates. It's saying that those looking to increase their knowledge of the industry and help boost the success of their careers. Many of those who attend the seminar Siris are either already working in the areas of business, management and sport on one taking further understanding of the football industry or those who are interested in entering the industry. I want to gain valuable experience and knowledge. The senators are also ideal for X or occurred athletes who hope to get a better overview of how the business side of the football world operates. The course is taught in English, and those who wish to attend should have the belt 6.0 higher to show that they will be able to follow all of the presentations. Admission is open 12 but completion for places is high, so you will need to pre enrol. Once the institute receives your information, you'll be contacted further to register you on the course networking at the Football Insight seminars alongside the learning experience provided to those in the attendance at similar Siri's. The Open Court Institute also allows students, alumni and faculty members to network and collaborate. You'll be able to share your love of sports and managements with other members of the community, helping to build strong professional networks. The Alumni Cry Institute is a platform for alumni off the course offered by the Institute to connect and Share Ideas. As one of the main selling points of the institute, The online platform lets you re establish contact with professors and fellow students whilst also forging connections with industry professionals through the institute's vast network in the sports industry. This online to serves as a meeting port for a little nine professor to get in touch share experiences, discuss ideas, inform lasting business partnerships. There will also be opportunities for invites to exclusive alumni events, including academic talks, future seminars and leisure activities. Besides the networking platform, the lunatic Roiphe Institute also gives lifetime access to online learning material, including recorded academic sessions and exclusive webinars. 4. Women in Football: opportunities and ideas for women in football. As the global football industry grows, so too does the role of women in the industry. The sport is slowly becoming more inclusive of women in all areas. A new steps are being taken each day to increase female participation in the sport and to help ensure that women can thrive in the industry. Women and girls have long faced bias and discrimination that has seen a low representation at the top of the sport. These days, however, women are finding increasing opportunities to succeed in the football industry. Today there are many events, organizations and courses which helped to increase the diversity and impact of football around the world. Football is a sport that anyone can enjoy, and women in football now seek the respect and opportunities that they deserve. Between 2013 and 2017 the number of professional and semi professional female players in Europe almost doubled to more than 3000 as a number of players increases. So too, there's a number of job opportunities for women in the sports. Amy Merrick's assistant manager at Bright and Hold Abyan Ladies First Team, talks about her experience as a woman working in the football industry, she says. It makes me feel proud and motivated to continue changing their perception of women in sports. I'm driven to deliver as a female in a male dominated sport and to build a pathway for other women. We must try for equality as we are not there yet, but we have come a long way and it looks to be heading in the right direction. I hope the growth of women's sport allows organizations and clubs to look for the best person for the job instead of considering gender. If you want to get into football work, volunteered to shadow people at work for as many hours as you can. There is nothing better than hands on experience. Be prepared for a tough ride at times and be motivated by setbacks. There were times when I was the only female, of course is, but you have to put yourself at the forefront, embrace every moment and be confident in your ability. When women are afforded the same career opportunities as men and there is lack of gender discrimination, we see that they can be just a successful in the football industry than any other area of business too. Although improvements have been made, there is still work to do in ensuring that women are given the same opportunities as men and can build successful careers in the football industry. The increasing popularity off the woman's World Cup the change in attitudes at the top of the sport has resulted in increased optimism from sponsors, media and investors with more interest growing each year around. The sport of women's football records were broken at the recent Women's World Cup thanks to broadcasters giving games primetime slots on free TV. The World Cups are more than one billion viewers for the first time England semifinal defeat against the U. S. A. Some more than 11 million people tuning over half off the available audience numbers and the Netherlands, 88% of Dutch TV viewers watched their team plate in the final against the USA. The's viewing figures prove that consumers have a real interest in women's football and it will help to increase sponsorships, prize money and participation. Future events for the 2019 women's World Cup prize money was doubled to $13 million from previous tournaments. Whilst this is a big increase showing how demand for women's football has rapidly grown. The prize money is still significantly less than that of the men's World Cup. There is an increasing interest in women's football on. As this improves, so, too, will the rewards available for players alongside the prize money increase from FIFA sponsorships given by companies also in Crete at the 2019 Women's World Cup, with major sponsors such as Addidas offering the same performance bonuses as their male counterparts. As women's participation in the sport of football grows, so too should their presence in the business side of the industry. Women are still underrepresented in executive and board positions in the football industry , but one of the organizations looking to change that is women in football, women in football, women Football is an organization started by a group of professional business women working in and around the football industry. They lived to support and offer guidance to women seeking careers in the football industry and help change attitudes towards women in the industry. The three main aims off. The woman and football are to work with a football industry, enhancing career pathways for women working in the sport and be a recognized leader in providing networking and personal development opportunities for them to be recognized as the go to voice by the government. Football organisations, clubs on other governing Bodies When it comes to issues concerning women working in football to offer effective moral and legal support to those of faced gender discrimination whilst working in the football industry, the organization helps to challenge sexism and discrimination that women face in the football industry. They carry out service surveys and produce reports to highlight the discrimination that some women face. Women football also work closely with prospect, the trade union representing match officials, coaches, Brown stuff and administrators to help deal with employment issues and provide PRAMONO legal advice to any women affected by discrimination. In addition to the support they provide, the women and football organization also holds events, seminars and courses which could benefit the careers of their members. Previous workshops held by the women in football included sports writing masterclass held by top journalist Vicky Orvis, leadership workshops hosted at the Manchester City Academy, women football mentoring events held by the Premier League and a seminar on sports women as brand ambassadors becoming a member off the woman and football so gives you access to resource is aimed at improving job prospects and giving advice on issues and challenges you will face in the industry. The Women in Football website also contains a job board which post the latest job opportunities for those looking for work in the football industry. Jobs opportunities include coaching roles, sales executives, video producer and business coordinators. CEO of women and football Jane Purdon. When interviewed on the impact of war organization CEO off Women and football, Jane Purdon had the following to say Women football walk hand in hand with the women's game to help normalize the site of women in all kinds of roles within four. It is important to have strong campaigning organizations to support women in the game. We want to ensure that every woman can reach your full potential in football, whether as a player, coach, match official or working in the game. She was asked about the recent success of the woman's World Cup and how that can lead to an improvement in the participation of women in the football industry. It's extremely important that we build on the momentum created by the World Cup. England has Europe's only entirely professional league and it would be great to see attendances that matches and it rise dramatically. It is also important that broadcasters and the media continue to cover the game in order to maintain its visibility. As for the workforce, we know that many clubs and other major football employers simply want to employ the best talent available, regardless of whether that talent is female or has any other protected characteristics. It is important that we all keep working to ensure that the football industry uses best practice to recruit and nurture the best talent, whatever it looks like. The Athens women's football summits the Athens women's football some. It is a global event which hopes to promote and support the increased participation of women in all areas of the football industry, although there is still discrimination challenges facing women hoping to build careers in the industry, the Athens Women Football Summit helped to foster new investment opportunities in the sport whilst also delivering a positive message to attendees and equipping them with new knowledge and skills from a variety of speakers. The event, held in the Riviera coast of Athens, provided attendees with key insights into the football industry and the challenges and opportunities available to those who seek a career in football. Keynote speakers at the event included Carolina Morris, the most accomplished Italian women's Footballer of all time and current international football coach. Also at the event to share the experience of working in the industry, where Bridget Envy, the vice president of the French Football Federation, and Tatyana Heaney, the head of women's football at the Swiss Football Association. Alongside the keynote speakers, those in attendance heard from speakers such as Brazilian World Cup winner on international football executives. You back to silver chair of women in football Abreu Clock. So a director off the board off the English Football Association Rupinder Bains and global head of athlete programs at Adecco, my crew's Blanco amongst many others. The event shared knowledge and ideas on how to increase the participation of women in the football industry whilst also providing valuable networking opportunities for those hoping to build their career. Some of the most important messages that were given at the most recent event included the talk on how the perceived value of women's football can impact revenue giving away tickets and merchandising can devalue women's football is a brand. Letting people pay for the game can help to increase the perceived value. The event also spoke about the financial impact of the World Cup in how revenue per game can be increased by better merchandising on matchday services such as hospitality and food and beverage. The recent Athens Woman's Football summit also spoke about how the English FAA increased interest and excitement around the Woman's World Cup by producing behind the scenes content interviews on other media clips which were widely shared on social media. The event discussed how football associations can help the profile of women's football, which translates to higher viewer numbers on better revenue. The U A for Academy Women in Football Leadership Program The way for academy has been a place for managers, coaches, specialists and players to learn skills relating to the football industry since it was established over a decade ago. The academy aims to inspire the education of individuals and organizations to help continuously advance and elevate the game of football. It works in close cooperation with leading industry experts and academics to ensure that courses air relevant to the needs of European football and constantly adapts course material to the innovation of new technology and learning techniques. The Woman in Football Leadership program is a course which aims to support an advanced The careers of women were interested in influencing the football industry. Taking place over a week. Those in attendance learned the techniques and practices used by those at the top to influence and manage their teams. The course is designed for a woman would like to advance their career into senior leadership roles within the industry and discuss both professional and personal aspects of leadership. The course was organized in collaboration with FIFA on the I Am D Business School of Lausanne, Switzerland. It helped to give an understanding of how to achieve career success at the top levels off the football industry through the course. Through the course, increased level of self awareness and insights were given into how this convention, if it professional goals an in depth look at the skills required for high level leadership and building confidence needed to set and achieve ambitious career goals were presented. The ability to learn from a network with other women were working in positions of authority in the football industry is also a key ingredient to the success of the program over the week. The Women's in football leadership program uses a variety of teaching methods such as social activities, role play, case studies, one on one coaching and keynote speeches to instruct and inform the challenges and opportunities facing those in leadership roles in the football industry. Fat Misamore of the secretary general, FIFA had the following to say about the program. FIFA believes it is essential to improve the gender balance within football's decision making bodies. Having more women rise to leadership positions in football should be the norm, not the exception. With this in mind, FIFA, you A for on the I. M d business school have organized the Women Football Leadership program to provide a platform for female executives in football to grow, flourish and take on more prominent roles within their organizations. I look forward to the program kicking off so that we can support and encourage female participants to the best that can be and to dare to shine at the highest levels of the football industry. You a first time for action campaign. Lastly, the governing body of European football you wafer is also trying to tackle the inequality in the game of the Woman and football Leadership course is part of your a first time for action football strategy, a five year initiative which seeks to support, guide and lift women's football across Europe. The strategy plans to build on the foundations within you a for and it's member associations to give women's football a platform to shine in Europe. UFO is currently investing in programs and initiatives such as this one to help grow women's football from grassroots to the top level. It supports the further development of woman looking for careers in football and will increase opportunities by giving greater access to learning and mentorships programs. With the time for action plan you A frames to double the number of women and girls playing football across all of the member association countries to 2.5 million. They also aim to increase the value in reach of both the woman's You wait for Euro championship and the way for Women's Champions League whilst changing perceptions off women's football across Europe. Furthermore, the strategy aims to double female representation on the executive level of all the way from member bodies and improved player standards for national teams. The Woman's Sport Foundation. Volunteer Opportunities The Woman Sport Foundation is an organization that helps to make sports accessible to all girls and women, increasing participation on helping sports women to reach their full potential. The foundation sponsors aspiring athletes to help them take their career to the next level , whilst also promoting health and fitness education and funding groundbreaking research in sports science. The foundation currently offers a range of volunteer positions which allow you to give valuable experience in a large sports organization whilst also helping to make a difference for women in sports. Current positions available include roles in the following departments. Advocacy. Here you can research current and proposed policies that may affect funeral athletes access and opportunities. You will assist in the execution of national girls and women in Sports day, monitor the news for sports and gender equality topics and also prepare advocacy articles for the Woman Sport Foundation's website. Community Impact. You will support athlete focused programs and initiatives by assisting in the upkeep of athlete records. Help coordinate athlete ambassador visits and review grant applications amongst other duties, communications and digital media. You will help to produce various print and digital media content, writing original articles for the website, interviewing athletes and influential members of the sports community on assisting with marketing campaigns, development and events. Here. You will assist with fundraising, donor cultivation and special events operations. You're provide organization wide admin support across a variety of various. This can include HR and talent acquisition, finance, accounting, data entry and resource management, marketing and partnerships. You will assist in cultivating and maintaining the foundations, corporate partnerships and help execute marketing and branding strategies that build awareness of the foundation and its mission programs. Your work on projects related to the educational side of the foundation, including research and the development off educational resource, is podcasts podcaster an ever popular way of publishing and bringing lovers of similar opinions together. There are various podcasts with the women football focus whether it is the topic of discussion for the team behind it, as you'll see now Women's world football show. Even from the outset, when you see their tagline, which is hashtag grow the game, you immediately recognize this is more than just an average podcast. Instead, with the women's World Football show, you listen to a bi weekly podcast on Internet radio show, which targets a global audience and brings the best of the women's game. The show's female members are Alaina Johnson, Chair Oh Downs, Sandra Pristina, Jonah Lunge and Pamela Don't. The founder is also a woman named Patty LaBella. On the target for the podcast is to bring incisive coverage off the woman's side of football. Since its founding in 2013 the podcast has grown worldwide and won many awards. Offside rule. The all female fronted football podcast headed by Kate Foresee, Lindsay Hooper and Hayley McQueen, has been designed to actively promote female inclusion within all aspects and levels of football. Frustration within women's representation of football led to this program beginning in 2012 . As they described in their own words. The idea of the podcast was to bring together into one space an area for football, regardless of your gender. The podcast is a weekly roundtable former podcast filled with discussion on behind the scenes insight as well as the three leading names Head heading the podcast. The podcast is also made up of a 30 person strong team of volunteers. When established, those volunteers consisted of women are there straight out of university or working alongside their degrees. Thus far, the podcast has been very susceptible cess ful, as demonstrated by the fact that in 2017 18 season, the podcast launched the offside rule exclusives, which is another arm of the show where the team produce a monthly podcast with in depth interviews. Again, this branch of the podcast was an all female adventure. Success has also led to live state and broadcast support for grass roots football and coverage of major tournaments. Conclusion. There is a plethora of opportunities for women to get involved in football, both within different areas and at different levels of the game. Although this is encouraging to see there are still problems that need to be resolved. Thankfully, there are many initiatives that are trying to address the issues at hand and successfully grow the participation of women in football. This is occurring across all aspects of the game and with continued success off these initiatives both within the game itself and destroy public activities, it appears very likely that participation levels for women in football will only continue to grow 5. Volunteering: volunteering. For those looking to build a career in the football industry, volunteering can be a great starting point. It offers the chance to work for and be involved with small or large sporting organisations learning more about what goes on in the world of football. As a volunteer, you can help to run minor tournaments or, at the other end of the spectrum, get involved in major sporting events such as the Euro championships or the World Cup. Many of the volunteers work at such events have found it not only to be incredibly useful in giving them valuable experience, but also great fun and rewarding. Of course, jumps can be bureaucratic and boring at times, but in the end it is the overall experience that counts. I will break the volunteering into two segments, both of which are extremely interesting and rewarding in different ways. Volunteering in grassroot football. Andi volunteering in professional football Before we actually get started in this topic, I want to say that I myself started as a volunteer in the distant year of 2003. I was a volunteer at the World Championship Tour of Surf in Brazil as well is that the World Beach Valuable Tour in Gstaad, Switzerland. To date, these are certainly some of my most memorable experience, despite having since worked in the most prestigious football tournaments in the world, such as the Champions League on the World Cup. What is so special about volunteering? Volunteering is an effective way of getting your foot in the door off the football industry . Start with voluntary and then you'll be able to move from one opportunity to another. As you record significant achievement and success in your volunteering assignments, more doors will open and you will ultimately be able to sign up for paid positions. Opportunity to develop a network of contacts. Volunteering makes it possible to get to meet new people and develop a network of contacts . By building your network, you can obtain information and recommendations about future opportunities. Build your CV. Perhaps one of the most important reasons people volunteer is in order to build their CVS and gain experience. Employers air frequently looking to hire experienced applicants. As a matter of fact, you're volunteering hours make out towards future employment. Therefore, you may want to volunteer as much as possible in order to improve your CV increase your employability The time you spend with different sports themes volunteering can boost your employability index. If spent effectively, I can certainly say that my experience as a volunteer opened the doors for me to get an internship at the London Olympic Bidding Committee, which in turn opened the doors to getting a job. But, um, develop personal and professional skills when volunteering. You will find multiple opportunities, situations, events and circumstances that will enhance your personal and professional skills. A volunteering position can help to provide you with important experience something that's necessary if you're looking for career opportunities in the football industry. Many of those who now work in high level positions of professional football today started as volunteers at their local amateur clubs. Volunteering can provide you with valuable knowledge of how clubs and sporting events are run on top of the work needed at large tournaments. Volunteers are also necessary across all levels of foot. In the UK alone, around 400,000 volunteers helped to run amateur football clubs as backroom staff, coaches, physios, referees and more professional football. I'll give an example in the professional football environment to great competitions. It is true that most of these roles could potentially be location dependent. But there are certainly many more important competitions out there. Just be informed, which are the main football turn it. It's happening in your country in the near future. For events as large as the World Cup and Euro championships, there are many different roles available for volunteers. As a crucial part of the organization of any large tournament, volunteers can be tasked with working media, transport, ticketing and spectator services. Amongst others have a long give examples from the Euro 2020 and World Cup in Russia 2018. Although I am using these competitions as an example, you should visit the U, UEFA and FIFA websites for the latest competitions and jobs available. You wait for 2020. They wait for euro championship in 2020 will be the first time the tournament has been split across several countries. As a special event to mark the 60th anniversary of the first European Championship, fans from across for Europe will get to see matches played in their cities. The major tournament, one of the biggest in the world, will be held across 12 cities in 12 different European countries. The cities which will be hosting the tournament are answered them by cool feel well. Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and ST Petersburg. Volunteers will be given the training they need to help ensure that they're able to work together well in the tournament runs smoothly. For the last year of championship held in France in 16 8500 volunteers from across several nations help to ensure the tournament was a success. Teams of volunteers helped to fill many important roles, including logistics, media, I T and Ticket. For this upcoming tournament, even more volunteers will be required due to the increased size of the event. Around 12,000 volunteers in total, are expected to be needed, with 1000 volunteers working in each city. Specific roles that volunteers will be needed to carry out for euro 2020 include spectator support. Volunteers will help Spectators, guests and stuff toe enter and leave the stadium. There will also be expected to be on hand to provide translation and first aid if needed. Me to support volunteers will carry out office and admin tasks such as photocopying, distributing information and helping to manage broadcasters bookings. Commercial support volunteers will help to make sure branding is correct in all venues and scored sponsors when needed. Rights protection volunteers will provide support to wafers right protection program stopping unauthorized commercial activities. V. I p Support volunteers will welcome V I. P's at their hotels, airports and stadiums. They're provide information about the tournament and host cities and answer any questions. Using the help of volunteers has always been a tradition of big sporting events such as the years as potent. As pointed out by a spokesperson of you Wave. There is a rich tradition of volunteering at all major sports events, including the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. The way for euro has never been an exception, he said. Through volunteering you A for on the local organizers in each host city off for local people, the chance to be part of one of the biggest sports events in the world. FIFA World Cup 2018 The 2018 World Cup held in Russia relied on the help of thousands of hard working volunteers to keep the largest sporting event in the world running perfectly over 17,000 people from all over the world came together and gave their time and efforts to ensure the tournament was a success. Volunteering that such a large tournament not only gave volunteers a chance to be part of a historic and once in a lifetime event, but also provided them with valuable experience in training that will aid them in their careers. Specific roles for volunteers at the World Cup included accreditation. These volunteers worked to make sure that the accreditation cards were handed out. Workers entering certain zones, a good level of English and great communication skills were required. Volunteers gained valuable experience, an organization and teamwork ticketing ticketing. Volunteers worked with this staff at stadiums and ticket centers to ensure that Spectators were able to enter the state quickly and easily volunteers at the excellent opportunity to work and communicate with people from all over the world. Media operations volunteers were required to assist members of the media at stadiums, giving any information and media passes needed. A separate volunteer group helped to answer phone enquiries, collect interview requests and pass on any organisational changes. This assignment was a great opportunity for anyone hoping toe work in sports media for session. Japan who volunteered at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The experience was a brilliant chance, again valuable experience in the football industry and fulfill a long life long dream. As a master student at the Higher School of Economics in Russia, Shazza Shanks, Money Jiro and communication suits allowed him to work as an assistant to a value technical manager. He worked at Luzhniki Stadium, one of the main venues of the World Cup. I'm assisted in operations relating to the broadcast of matches, he said about his time at the World Cup. The job opportunity itself was special. It's quite rare to get offered. The chance worked for FIFA and especially during the World Cup, the most popular sporting event in the world. Grassroots football. Grassroots football includes all football that isn't professional. Aside from volunteering at a major tournament, many of those hoping to embark on a career in the football industry can find it useful to volunteer at their local amateur clubs. It can be amateur leagues for adults, development for Children in schools or clubs, football for disabled players and more grassroots football can be an important part of not just the development of football talent, but also in helping people make friendships and learn more about teamwork and health and fitness. As club there, nonprofessional volunteers are critical to the continued running of grassroots football. Volunteers are needed across many different rules, such as coaches, club treasurers, referees and more. Volunteering in grassroots football is not only incredibly rewarding, but also gives you a great chance to learn valuable skills that will be applicable in the sports industry. Ben Mitchell, who was named the young Volunteer of the Year at Scottish F A Grassroots Awards, gave some of his thoughts on his time volunteering as a youth coach. I love it. I think a lot of coaches feel they have to win every game when actually, it's about trying to develop players and make them fall in love with football. For Ben, the chance to volunteer as a coach gives him the chance to do what he loves. But he also hopes to be able to work full time as a coach in the future. I enjoy what I do day today, he said. I also enjoy coaching with the kids in Airdrie. So to be honest, anything in football would be more than enough for me, but I think full time coaching at an academy would be the dream. His time spent volunteering and the accolades he's achieved can only help to boost his future career in sports. For those looking to volunteer at a sporting event or with your local grassroots club, you may be put off by the thought of needing lots of previous experience or not having enough free time. In fact, volunteering is for everyone, no matter your experience level or how much time you're able to commit for large events such as the World Cup in euros, training is given and volunteer schedules are fairly relaxed, meaning you can still check out the games. Those who have previous experience may sometimes be preferred form or technical rose, but often enough a willingness to learn and work hard. We'll give you a great chance of being accepted. Many of those who volunteer do so out of love for the sport. But they also find that their experience is invaluable to potential employers and helps their CVS to stand out in the competitive world of sports and sports management. By volunteering, you not only show potential employers your ability to work hard but also gain skills and experience, which can relate to your job. As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to make friends and take part in events many could only dream of. You may also help kick start your career in the football industry. Conclusion. Volunteering is also inactive nobleness attached to it, which can be extremely gratifying for those who volunteer and to finalize. I would like to quote Gandhi. The best way to find yourself is to lose lose yourself in the service of others. 6. Interview Skills: interview skills in the football industry. The football industry has been growing at an astounding rate in recent times, year by year new financial records of broken in terms of transfers, sponsorships and overall revenue of clubs. Although this growth has been seen all over the world, the wealth of football clubs has grown particularly in Europe. The primarily clubs now have more than five billion euros a year and European clubs make up more than 70% of global transfer expenditure. Although some experts question whether the industry can keep growing at the same pace, there are as yet no signs of a slowdown. Football continues to obtain increasing attention in new markets around the world, such as the USA and China. In this section, we will look at the brief comparison off interviews for normal jobs and those for jobs in the football industry. Then look at the interview formats involved, the skill set that you should display, the questions you may be asked and the questions that you can be asking your prospective employer. Additional advice will be provided to help you in the interview process, which will be relevant to those searching for a job in the football sector. And finally, a few examples of job rose and football will be given at what and what information interviewers are looking for from you. As the football industry expands into new markets, clubs and organizations face new challenges the industry must deal with and make use of the latest technology. The expectations and the minds of new consumers must also be met, along with ensuring that the sports is fair and accessible to all. Comparing the normal interview toe a football interview. This can seem strange, but the process is our routes, remarkably similar as a football club, is still a business. For example, one of the functions of the Football Association is a regulatory authority similar to the Prudential regular to authority, who have a similar role within the financial services in the United Kingdom. As a result, you will find the process, job direction and skills required for a job in football is comparable toe a regular job in a similar position. The difference between them, however, is emotional attachment. This difference can vary in degree as well. A good way to illustrate this is through a child's lifetime, dream or ambition. It would be fair. To say a common dream for a child is to grow up and be a footballer, whereas if we keep to the same line of comparison, you would find very few Children who would want to grow up and be an accountant. As a result, the main difference between an interview for a normal career on one involving football is the emotional attachment. It is a longing and that you wanted more that you are in some way fulfilling that lifelong dream or ambition of being involved. Interview formats. You'll find that similar to normal jobs when looking for a job in the football sector, the process of the interview and its former can range widely. Below is a brief description off some of the four months you can expect when looking for a job in the football industry and being accepted for an interview. 1 to 1 interview. This is the traditional and most likely format for which you will be undertaking an interview. Although there may be a long list of applicants for the position, the employer will want to carefully look at each suitable candidate and understand the strengths, weaknesses and whether they are the kind of person that would settle in well within their company. Interview by committee, a common practice for hiring in the football industry. Your interview will be carried out in front of numerous people, often ranging from 3 to 10 people. Each of them will have a specific role that have a vested interest in you and what you can bring to the table if you are. If you were to be successful in obtaining the job phone interview, this is less likely to occur with a top level position. However, a phone interview is a common format, but which an interview is undertaken. Different skills will be involved here, as they of course, will not be able to physically see you. However, it doesn't mean that there will be more scrutiny on other skills, such as your ability to communicate. Group interview. This can happen at any job level, although it will occur less frequently at the higher job. This form of interview has a different type of atmosphere, and you will need to be prepared in a different way to other formats. A common problem with a group interview is finding your element, but that we mean how exhibit exhibitionist toe appear. This is important because you do not want to be the church mouse that hides in the background, and no one noticed Aziz. You will have little chance of success in this for months. Intern Being loud and stealing the show for the wrong reasons will also not help you. Thus, you need to find your natural medium to correctly showcase your skills to the best of your ability whilst also receiving the recognition you deserve. For live case studies watching the reality television show The Apprentice can help in providing you with further ideas and understanding. Interview. WALLST DINING This is just one example of interviewing techniques that are designed to bring you out of your comfort zone and help find out whether in this environment you will sink or swim. In this example, you have an interview whilst dining. This is a more personal and intimate second, it allows employers to closely focus and scrutinize your communication and interpersonal skills. It also gives them the chance to check out certain aspects of your personality such as your decor frequently asked questions. Although the job interview will be for the football sector, there are common questions which stand the test of time and transcend specific businesses, The questions asked will be designed to test you and see what kind of person you are below is a list of questions that you may it up being asked in a job interview. Why do you want to work here? How do you handle criticism? What would you What would your plan of action be if you were given the job? How will you handle traditions and cultures here? How you develop your relationships with your colleagues? What experience in a similar fuel do you have? What makes you stand out against the other applique Unz? What are prominent mistakes you have made in your career and what have you learned from them? What is your opinion off? How do you define success within the job rule skills you should look to display when looking for an ideal candidate? Your potential employer is never looking for a one dimensional character or a one trick pony. Instead, as Stewart bugs, the brand aptly describes, your employer will be looking for a field of ponies. Although each employer make look for different qualities and skills that you possess or made place different levels of importance toward different traits. Below is a few traits and skills that you should display within your interview. Teamwork. You may have what might be considered an individual job, but invariably you'll be required to work in a team being able to demonstrate their teamwork abilities will stand you in a good place if you possess those skills. Having the ability to work in a team showcases your communication skills. Leadership. Not everyone is made for leadership, but those who can lead and positively influence their peers are often sought after by being a leader, you should be able to bring out the best in your colleagues, understanding how to utilize colleague strengths whilst minimizing the impacts of their weaknesses. Perseverance. There are always tough times and obstacles. Everyone will face it some point in their working career. However, as the phrase goes, tough times do not last tough people do. By being able to show you do not give up on that, you can remain motivated and prevail in the face of major setbacks. You can demonstrate that your focus will not waver in the face of adversity. Team spurts similarly to teamwork. This involves you and your connections with others. Except this time, this is where you can show your empathetic and selfless side. These are qualities of great power that many people think they possess in abundance, but in reality, very few have it. If you can display it and demonstrate examples of how in the past you have shown great team spirit, then you have just risen your value to potential employers. Examples of football interviews There are a lot of potential jobs available for those looking to work in the business side of the football industry. As someone who is hoping to break into industry, you will need to be ready for potential interview questions and prepare your responses here . I will review some executive jobs in the football industry and include some examples of questions you may face in an interview on what kind of knowledge is inspected off you. Strategy manager at Manchester Unite, one of the biggest and most well known football clubs in England and the world, Manchester United have a rich history on our prestigious club toe work. For as a strategy manager, you would be responsible for developing and managing commercial projects. This would involve sponsorships merchandising media. On more, you would need 3 to 5 years of experience in management, consulting or an internal strategy role. Be prepared to relate your previous experience to how you can benefit the club during your interview. Substantial knowledge of software such as Microsoft Office is required, and you may be asked to demonstrate this. He could also talk about how you have used these programs in past jobs. Successful applicants would also have to show interest in sports business and marketing, digital media or e commerce. In the interview, you could talk about your passion for sports on how you can relate that to the job. You should also show a knowledge and understanding of the club itself. On the history of Manchester United, those who have previously attended interviews at the club have mostly had a positive experience. The whole process of applying and hearing back after the interview typically takes around two weeks. Applicants were asked about previous experience in similar roles on how they would prioritize certain tasks somewhere. Also asked about how they would respond to unsupportive staff members. Marketing executive of English FAA, as one of the oldest football associations in the world, the FAA is responsible for organizing and regular regulating football matches at all levels across England. The association also helps to develop and promote football whilst also being responsible for the country's national team. As a marketing executive, you would be responsible for developing and implementing a marketing strategy to encourage grassroots football. Your aim is to help engage more people of all ages and levels. To play the game, you would need to have substantial knowledge of grassroots football having either played or volunteered in the past. You'll be able to talk about this experience in the interview demonstrating your knowledge off the sport In the UK, you also need confidence and sound communication skills. Being able to collaborate with partners and forge strong relationships is essential. Successful applicants will hold up the university degree in a related field and have some experience in digital marketing. This can also include social media marketing. You may be asked about your degree in the interview and which modules you took that prepared you for the role. Interest and experience in sports marketing is a plus as experience of grass put restaurants football, you can talk about thes in your interview, bringing up past volunteering experience if you have it. People who have previously interviewed for positions at the FAA have mostly described it as a positive experience. A previous applicant to the position of marketing executive described their experiences positive. The interview he was asked to give their favorite brand and the reasons why it's their favorite. Most applicants received a response. Within two weeks of the interview, the interview was split into two parts, with the first being a phone interview. Phone interviews are a bit more challenging as body language and visual cues or less of a factor that can be better if you are nervous. Interviewee, head of procurement at FIFA FIFA is the international governing body of football on the highest governing body in the sport. The organization is responsible for growing the sport of football around the world. They also organized major international tournaments such as the World Cup and apply and enforce the rules of football across all competitions. As the head of procurement, you would be in charge of setting the vision and direction of the procurement departments. You would have to understand the business priorities off the organization and ensure that procurement practices were effectively supporting the business of FIFA. You would need to be able to show your ability to build and manage effective relationships with suppliers. You can demonstrate this in the interview by showing clear and effective communication. You should also explain any previous experience you may have in building business relationships. A bachelor's or master's degree in business in business administration or similar is expected alongside 10 years of experience in procurement and strategic sourcing. You may be asked in the interview to explain how your previous jobs gave you the necessary skills to succeed in this rule. The interview process is normally formed of two parts, an initial phone interview and usually a final selection interview at the FIFA offices in Zurich, Switzerland. There can be more than one face to face interview. In some cases, most of those who have applied to positions of FIFA described the process as positive but fairly difficult. Successful candidates will need to speak both English and one other of the FIFA languages. Frank, German or Spanish is preferable. During the interview process, you may be asked to complete written and oral exams to show your proficiency in these languages. Interviews, questions will focus on why you want to work for FIFA on how your previous experience will help you to be successful in the road before applying. Make sure you formulate your answers, taking note of the job requirements and focusing on which areas you're knowledgeable from. Previous jobs on experience. You A. For mobility. Coordinated as the administrative body for European football, you A for plays a big role in the football industry. The organization represents national football associations of European countries. It also sets up major competitions such as the way for European Championship on the Champions League. As a mobility coordinator, you'll be responsible for organizing the mobility sector of major sporting events. You will coordinate public transport flights and travel for funds and clubs. The job will require you to be able to travel frequently around Europe and have a white knowledge of mobility and airport operations. In the interview, you have to demonstrate that you are diplomatic team worker. You'll be asked to show your excellent written and spoken communication skills. Successful applicants will need a masters in transport, planning or business management. They should also be able to talk in length about how their experience of previous jobs helped to prepare them. For this rule, you'll need to explain your 123 years of working in the mobility or event industry, preferably in sporting events. A keen interest in football is also required to work your way for previous applicants for positions in the organization. Have said that interview questions include specific questions about football. You have to show you have a passion keen interest in European football and explain why you would want to work for you. A. For the interview process is usually conducted in two separate sessions. The first taking place is a video or phone interview. The second stage of the interview process will take place at the UEFA headquarters. This could involve preparing and giving a presentation on how you are the right fit for the company. Specific interview tips, phone interviews. Many jobs now require multistage interviews as the hiring company tries to work out who is the best fit for their organization. Although it may seem like more hassle to have two separate interviews, a phone interview is great for both the candidate and the potential employer. It helps to find out quickly if you are a fit for each other and does not require you to travel anywhere, helping to save time. Many people also find four phone interviews easier than face to face once they tend to be less stressful. And there's less for you to worry about in terms of body language. There are, however, still things you can do to help make sure your phone interview goes smoothly. First, you should make sure you have a pen and paper handy. When starting the coal. You can easily take notes on important information that the interview gives you. You can also use the note pad to prepare notes beforehand, writing down some answers to potential questions and highlighting key information you want to bring up. Make sure to let the interviewer talk first. It can sometimes be difficult not to talk over someone on a phone call. As there is a lack of visual cues. Wait until the interviewer has finished asking the whole question. Before starting your answer. Be sure to also speak pleasantly, speaking clearly in a way that can be heard through the phone. If you smile when you talk, your voice will often sound more enthusiastic, helping to give a good in pressure to the interviewer at the end of the interview. Be sure to let them know that you're interested in speaking face to face at their offices when they are available. Questions to ask during the interview. Once your interview is over, the interviewer may give you a chance to ask questions of your own. Avoid asking things that you have already being explained, either in the job advertisement or the interview itself. You can prepare possible questions beforehand, making a note of anything not included in the job specifications. This is a great opportunity for you to show your potential employer that you have thoroughly researched the job, bro, and are interested in learning more about it. Examples of possible questions you can ask include. If I were to be hard, what are some of the things you'd like me to review, learn or do before I start? Is there anything you've seen on my CV or heart in this interview, which might have make you hesitant to hire me? If so, can I address these concerns for you? What are your plans for this organization in five years from now? What does a typical day look like for employees here. Isn't that what we discussed in the interview? What do you believe are the most difficult challenges of this rule that you're looking to solve? How is success measured at the company after the interview? Once the interview was over, thanked into interviewer for their time and asked them when you can expect to hear back from them. Most organizations will reply within a few weeks, but it can depend on many factors. Thanking the interviewer will help to show you your professionalism and will end the interview on a good note. If you want. You can also ask for the business card of those who interviewed you. Leave your own business card, although they should have your contact details already, it is worth following up if you do not hear back from them inside the time frame they gave you. Just send a quick email asking if they have an answer for you. Additional advice. Thus far, you have learned the basics, including understanding the different formats for the interview, a brief selection of skills that are often required questions, you may be asked, and questions you can ask in an interview as well as additional tips on how to conduct yourself when asking the potential employer questions. The next thing to note are a couple of interview techniques you can use to improve your chances of success in an interview, and this the situation would be no different for a normal job interview as opposed to an interview in the football industry. Below are a few tips to help raise your chances of success when you are in that interview room. First impression. The first impression is very important, and this cannot be overstated. You may hear that the first impressions is not as important in modern times and as they used to be, and that nowadays we do not judge a book by its cover. Unfortunately, that is both wishful thinking and plainly wrong. We all judge a book by its cover, whether we choose to want it or not. So as a result, from the moment you went to the building for your interview to the moment to leave it, you must make the greatest effort to leave Everyone you meet with the best impression you can check out the company. This is so simple to do. Yet the number of interviewees who do not take time to do this homework is extraordinary. It does not take long, but during the background work and learning about your potential employer can make you much better prepared and so much more dynamic as an interviewee. Knowledge of the company can shape what questions you ask your interviewer or alternatively , shape how you answer the questions, the employee asks. It also makes you appear someone who is not just applying for another job but gives the positive impression that you're absolutely interested in obtaining the job with that particular company. Sell yourself. This is important. There is no point in dumbing down your qualities and achievements. It is advisable that you prepare well before the interview and make sure you remember to display all of your qualities to the interviewer and leave no stone unturned. You might feel uncomfortable in selling yourself, but the reality is that there is a sale in every communication you make, so you can either decide to sell yourself to your potential employer as to why you are the perfect person for the job. Or, alternatively, you can sell to yourself the idea that it does not matter that you did not give it your best shot. And as and as a result, you will still be scrolling through job boards, applying for jobs of plenty, waiting for an employer to take a punt on you. At the end of the day, you want to feel that you gave it your best shot conclusion in general. Although there are some differences between an interview for a normal job and one in the football industry, the approach for both is still the same. This means that four months and tips transcend both job types. In this section, we have covered the various formats for interviews available, as well as a selection of questions you may face and also questions you may wish to ask. We have also given additional tips to create the most positive image of yourself to the employer, and we have provided a few case studies of job profiles, which display the qualities interviewers are seeking in a candidate's applying. The information available from this chapter can greatly improve your chances of success in an interview. If understood and used correctly, however, never forget to be yourself because at the end of the process, when the interviewer makes their decision, you want them to buy into you and what you can offer them 7. Job Fair: job fair every year. Industry leaders from across the world of sports and, of course, football come together for the I work in Sport Conference and Job Fair in Lausanne, Switzerland. To my knowledge and after attending the event this year, this is the only job fair which encompasses such a powerful mix of industry leaders in the same environment. Lausanne is a beautiful Swiss city located on the banks of Lake Geneva, on the perfect place to hold such an event. Switzerland, after all, is home to several of the world's major sporting organisations, including you, UEFA and FIFA. So it's naturally a great location for those with aspirations of working in the industry to come together and connect the event. The event itself is split between two days. The first day is exclusively for recruiters and school representatives from the best sport academies, which are also the job fair partners. It is held at the spectacular Olympic Museum, with time for attendees to check out the exhibit. Before the day starts, recruiters and a content partners are able to network and learn about each other's organizations before ending the evening with a V I P dinner, the second day. The actual job fair is open for all students, recruiters, academics and delegates. In other words, anyone with an interest to take part by purchasing a pass toe attend. The venue itself is a state of the Art Center, the Swiss Tech Convention center. Here, everyone is presented with an incredible opportunity to apply for jobs in the sports industry, with football related organizations making a large part of the recruiters. The second day also features a day of presentations from industry leaders running parallel to the interviews and networking events. These presentations give attendees a chance to hear from experts off the industry on learn more about the challenges and opportunities that await them. There are also presentations giving useful careers advice, including what sports organizations are looking for when hiring and how to improve your success as you embark on your career. How does the event work? Well, First, the recruiters announce in advance positions for which they will be interviewing at the event. Graduates, alumni of the academic partners and delegates may apply in advance via the Events website. Second, the recruiters will then select candidates that they would like to interview on, invite them for a time slot in the program. Candidates and employers will then meet. It's the event for a 20 minute job interview. Third, the recruiters will then follow up directly with the candidates without any intermediate ease involved. It's important to note that even candidates would not book interviews in advance. May end up having interviews at the event, since they will have the chance to meet and interact with every recruiter. Present recruiters. The most prestigious world class organizations in football, such as you way for FIFA car Fadi Does Your Venters mentions the city. See 11 team marketing, Soccerex Road Football Summit and others have already attended past additions, all looking forward to meet the best candidates for roles in the football industry. They interview selected candidates on the day, giving qualified applicants the chance to work at the organization of their dreams. Job opportunities available for application of past events have included Social Media editor at your Aventis Football Club, communications manager at the World Football Summits YouTube channel manager at FIFA Euro tournament assistant at UFO sponsorship manager at Sea A 11 amongst others. There is a high demand for these kind of roles in such prominent organizations. So attending the event and getting to meet recruiters directly is a great way of breaking into the industry how to attend if you're not. If you're not enrolled in one of the academic parts, you may request the delegate past attend that I work in sport Job fair. It is subject to availability, though The price for the last addition was 395 francs on the exchange rate is roughly about one. Swiss franc is $1. How I work in sport can benefit you. The sports industry is a highly competitive field, meaning that finding a job in football or sports management can be challenging, particularly for people in students without much experience. For this reason, the I work in sport Job fair can be a real boost to your success. Not only you will have the chance to network and even directly apply for some rules that industry leading companies, but you also be given information on how to be successful in the sports management industry from professionals have spent a long time in the world of sports. Networking is often an underrated way off. Recent graduates to break into the industry having a strong network of people who know you and your skills can make a big difference in how much success you have in the field. The I work in sport Job Fair gives you a unique opportunity to meet and speak to representatives of major sporting organizations on top of networking opportunities. The I Work in Sport Conference also provides a platform for industry experts to share their knowledge with all attendees. Being able to receive such quality advice and knowledge in the form of presentations is a huge boost to anyone who hopes to work in the sports management industry. Knowledge shared by experts in the field is invaluable to students and alumni alike, who can all certainly learn from the experience. Executives of sports organizations such as Added Esport Reiter, 11. You've enters FC Michoud, UTV, FIFA and Think Sport. For those looking to begin or advance their career in the field of sports and sports management, the I work in sport Job fair can help to give you the head start. You need not only letting you expand your professional network and learn from the best professions in the industry, but also giving you valuable experience in applying to and being interviewed for jobs related to your career. I work in sports and the football industry. I will know how I liked a few of the companies and job opportunities which caught my attention at the fair. FIFA. Needless to say that FIFA is the most important organization in the world of football. The governing body is responsible for arranging the biggest sporting event in the world, the World Cup. Not only that, but they also promote the growth of football across the globe and take efforts to ensure that football is accessible to everyone. As one of the largest and oldest organizations in the world of football, FIFA have a lot of knowledge and experience to pass on to anyone who attends the I work in sport conference. They have also directly advertised jobs for attendees to apply for in the past, giving the ideal opportunity to anyone who would like to embark on a career in football. You A for you A. For which stands for the Union of European Football Associations, remains the most important football organization in Europe and one of the most powerful of the six continental confederations. You wait for run club and national competitions across the continent, including the Champions League, a rope, A League, the Nation's League on the men's and women's Euro championship. Working for you A. For would be a dream start for any student delegate or recent graduate, and being able to be interviewed directly would provide valuable experience for anyone looking to work in the sports industry. You ever have previously allowed it to needs to apply for positions at the Euros during the work in sport events. Calf, The Confederation of African Football is a continental confederation similar in size and structure to you A. For as the first non European organization to feature at the I work in sport, job Fair Calf gave those in attendance a chance to speak to and learn from one of the largest sports organizations in the world of football. Calf are responsible for the running of club and national competitions such as the African Cup of Nations and the African Champions League. You vent his football club. Juve are one of the oldest clubs in the world, founded more than 120 years ago. Today they're one of the most well known and well supported football clubs, not just in Italy, but across the world you've enters have a rich history of success and we're available to share some of the secrets of the commercial success. At a recent I work in sport conference, those who attended the job for also had the chance to apply and be interviewed for jobs posted by you. Vent his representatives World for Poor Summit. As an event organizer, WFS set up summits, conferences and forms for leaders in the world of football to meet and discuss ideas, promote new business and share knowledge and experience with one another. Their events give people working in the football industry the chance to connect with each other network and learn new knowledge about their industry. WFS presented that the I work in sport Conference and were able to pass on some of their expertise of working in the football industry and onto attendees. So here's my general opinion. As a conclusion, I would recommend you to visit the site of the fair. It is beautiful and functional and designed to look as good as it on a smartphone or on the desktop. The founder of the I Work in Sport Conference and job for is Ralph Liuzhou, a well known person within the sports industry and extremely accessible for any questions you might have. The website itself contains a lot of useful information about the fair, starting with the date and location where it will be held on, as well as how to register students, delegates. An alumni also have the opportunity to become familiar with affairs, program, shadow and sports organizations that will participate in the fair and make appropriate arrangements. Finally, I said just following them on their social media channels, which will provide which I will provide the links to in a document provided they are expanding their offerings and will announce new virtual events soon, which sounds very exciting. 8. Websites: websites containing information about jobs in football. In this chapter, you'll find a guide with relevant information regarding websites of clubs, associations, federations, brands and tournaments. The focus of this guide is to present to you the job pages of hundreds of football related websites. In many cases, this information is not easily available where possible. I have also provided a Lincoln job page or given context to relevant HR departments. I hope you find this information useful as considerable time was devoted to compiling it in this chapter, however, I would like to give special attention to the websites for specific sports and football careers. The site, specifically designed for only posting jobs related to football and the industry means you're not need to search endlessly through unrelated jobs. I have selected six sites which I believe are the most popular, interesting and relevant jobs in football dot com Jobs in football would come is a site designed for this purpose. On the site you confined hundreds of recent listings of jobs in the football industry. Whether you're looking for work and coaching, product design, business or broadcasting jobs in football has it all features off jobs in football dot com . Jobs in football has everything you could hope for in a job sites here you can easily view and apply to a wide range of jobs, all focused on the football industry. Some of the features of jobs and football dot com include sectors. You can view jobs in specific sectors off the industry. Interested in finding a marketing job in the industry. You can select the commercial and business sector and view jobs specifically for that area . There are also sectors for coaching and player development, ticketing stadium on operations, education, governance and community broadcast media and technology and football products on a parole. The feature to view specific football industry jobs by sector allows you to find the perfect job. You can quickly look for a job that matches your expertise and interests. The website will also provide you with re sources and information relevant to your sector. Job search. The job search to was the main feature off jobs in football dot com and allows you to instantly look up hundreds of jobs related to the industry. You can filter search results by specific sector, allowing you to find results are the most relevant to you. This search to also allows you to filter by a location, job type and salary. The jobs in football dot com Search contains all kinds of jobs, including permanent freelance and part time. Most of the jobs are located in Europe, but as the site grows, there should be more opportunities across other continents, including North America. Job alerts. If you sign up to jobs and football dot com, you can set up job alerts. This will allow you to receive an email every time a new job is posted in your area of interest. You can set up the alert so it's only sent for jobs in a certain location or sector. Signing up is fast and easy, and you can even use your Facebook or LinkedIn account if you have one. 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Some surveys suggest that freelancers could make up to 43% of the work force by 2020. The sports industry in particular, has many available rules for freelancers, depending on your skills, benefits of freelancing being a freelancer is often preferable toe working a regular job as it provides benefits such as the freedom to make your own shadow. One of the advantages of being a freelancer is working when you wish, and being able to arrange your work around your life rather than the other way around. As a freelancer, you will also be able to avoid long commutes and be able to pick projects that personally interest you and shoot your talents best you will not have to deal with, Boss says. You dislike, as you can pick and choose your clients on Lee, working with people who appreciate your work and treat you fairly. 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There is a substantial market for football writing and journalism, and ample work is available for freelance writers. People love to read blog's articles and information relating to their favorite sporting team, so sides will often employ freelancers to create content for them paying for each article that is published. As a sports writer, you'll need to possess strong communication skills and be able to write clear and interesting content. Everything you write has to be original. You will need to be able to thoroughly researched a topic to ensure that all of the information is accurate. Many sports journalists either started as freelance or writers or have carried out freelance working at some point in their careers. It can be a great way to break into the industry by building experience and a portfolio of work. Some journalists also prefer to work freelance permanently as they enjoy having a flexible schedule. If you're looking to begin is a freelance sports writer, one of the best ways is to start your own block. Here, you can write in detail about your passion, including much reviews, opinion pieces and news stories. You'll be able to write freely without the pressure of deadlines and developing your writing skills and tone of voice. Once you have built up a good collection of work, you can start applying for freelance writing positions online, sending samples of your work to publications. You can even promote your blawg and potentially build the falling of readers and funds that may help to boost your career chances. Further, using a Seo search engine optimization techniques promoting through social media or even paying for adverts will expand the reach of your writing, increase your audience and possibly lead to you being offered work by sports publications. Even if you do not succeed in building a large following, Being able to demonstrate the use of these techniques is important and finding work as a freelance writer. Football videographer The sports industry is heavily reliant on the use of freelance video production experts, and as consumer demand increases, the need for video producers is likely to grow. Consumers expect daily media content on all of this has to be produced, edited and released by video experts, sporting organisations, clubs and other companies in the sports industry. Only regular media content to help marketing campaigns produce social media content and increase engagement with humors. Professional sports teams also require video footage of training sessions and matches to help them prepare tactics and scouting reports. As a freelance video producer, you'll be needed to shoot Adit and create video projects to the specifications off the client. You need to own or rent all of your equipment, including video cameras, lenses, microphone editing software and a computer cable off handing the high demands of video production to get started as a video producer, you can contact local clubs in your area, which may need someone to help create and manage their video content. It is a good idea as a freelancer to create your own website where you can hold samples of your best work in ashore. You. You'll be able to use this website as a portfolio when contacting potential clients. Sports Photographer Similar to videographers, Sports photographers are needed to capture images from events that can help to promote the services of an organization and provide content for fans to enjoy. Freelance photographers are usually used and there's many exciting opportunities for sports photographers toe attend big events. It is a highly competitive field, so to stand out, you need to be first state. You should aim to focus on a particular niche, which you feel you can stand out. For example, the football photographer becomes noticed by concentrating solely on photography football events. To succeed, you will need to own equipment such as cameras, editing software and a variety of lenses to use, depending on the situation. As with other freelancers, you need to be comfortable promoting herself using a website or social media to showcase your best work and using marketing, Dick needs to get your work noticed by fans and companies. Joel Mark Loomed, the professional sports photographer from Sweden, gave some insight into how he got started in the industry in an interview with Nicole. It's quite hard to break into sports photography. It takes a lot of time to go get what you want, especially when it comes to sports. You need to be out there shooting day after day, year after year, Joe started out with an inter ship at the local newspaper, originally capturing images of local sports event before becoming a sports photographer for the leading Swedish newspaper. I want to not only capture the peak actions of a moment. I also wanted to be beautiful as well. For me, sports photography is all about emotions. Football consultant consultants are often needed by businesses in several different areas and industries. The sports industry is no different and will sometimes hire freelance consultants to assist with big projects. Sports consultants can work on anything related to the sports industry, including financial planning, branding, risk management, marketing and insurance Plan. A freelance sports consultant will advertise their expertise in a certain area of business to sports organizations. As a consultant, you can ultimately help an athlete make decisions in their career, increase the success in the branding of an organization, or even help a team to choose the right coach or athlete. For them, a consultant needs to be confident and gathering statistics and reviewing data to make the best possible decisions. As a freelancer, you will need to rely on building and maintaining a strong network and be able to demonstrate case studies of how decisions you help influence increase the success of an organization. As a freelancer, you will want to focus on a certain issue of the sports industry advising on player contracts, for example, so give you the best jazz have become renewal in your area, and you have more opportunity to attract major clients of value expertise designers. Although their work is not always related to the sports industry, product designers and visual or graphic designers are often used by sporting organizations . Graphic designers use artistic skill mixed with computer software to produce eye catching designs that can be used in a variety of ways. Logos and badges of clubs and sporting organizations will often be produced by free last desires. Visual artists are also used to help reduce graphics, merchandise and promotional materials for media broadcasters, sporting events specialists and major international tournaments such as the World Cup. Product designers are used to design and create new types of sporting equipment, helping to innovate and change the face of the sport. As a designer, you need to have a creative mind on a level of artistic skill. You have to be comfortable sketching out their designs and then using software such as Adam Full Shop on Illustrator to give them life as a product designer, you possibly have to produce prototypes to go out with your sketches. If you want to have success is a freelance designer. You should produce support for her to display your best work to clients. You can create concept designs when you first start out and promote yourself on social media. Where to find freelancing opportunities. With freelancing growing in popularity, it is now becoming easier than ever to find freelance work. No matter what industry you specialize in. More companies air realizing that freelancers can produce higher quality work on demand, meaning there is less need to keep permanent staff on contracts. So where are the best places to find freelance Work up work? One of the largest online platforms for finding freelance work up work serves over five million clients, listing more than three million jobs each year. There are jobs available for just about any nish you can think of, including many relating to the sports industry. Writers, consultants, designers and video specialists are all in the mind of the site and is a great way to begin your free lancing career. A negative aspect of the site is the fact that there is a great deal of competition for work. Although there are more than three million jobs posted, there are more than 12 million registered freelancers. There is also a 20% service fee to be paid by all freelancers, and you have to pay a small fee to be able to apply for jobs. Fiver is another. Large cited caters to all kinds of freelancers on Fiverr rather than the client boasting a job on the freelancer. Applying it is the other way around. As a freelancer, your post the work you do on your profile on this tears and fees for different types of work. From here, class can view your jobs and choose to hard you similar toe up work. There is a lot of competition for work, so prices can often be lower, but it is still a great place to start is the beginning Works? Um is a UK based freelancing site, which aims to provide clients with the very best freelancers off freelancers air thoroughly vetted before being allowed to join to ensure that the work that produces top quality freelance is supported by the site, include videographers and photograph ER's designers and journalists. Although they charge a low fee of just 4% it can be quite hard to get accepted onto the site, particularly if you're new. This is a sight more suited for experienced freelancers who have an extensive portfolio to show lived in. Although not specifically designed for freelancing, Lincoln can be a great place to build contacts and showcase your work as a freelancer. Starting out, you will not have a large network of clients. This is an important point toe work on. You should try to connect a linked in with everyone you work with, especially when you're just beginning as a freelancer. Once you have started a network and build up a portfolio, you can start contacting people who you think may benefit from your skills. As a freelancer, you should always be looking to promote yourself to potential clients and lengthen provides a great platform to do this. 10. Startups: start ups in the football industry. One approach to entering into the football industry is to create your own enterprise or startup. The sports industry is extremely competitive and fast moving, and finding a job is someone with little experience in the industry can be challenged. Creating a start up can be an effective alternative for some recent graduates, or even those were changing career pots to gain access to the sports industry. What is a startup? But startup is any company or project, which has started, usually by a small group of friends or contacts. Sports startups aimed to develop a scalable business model by solving a problem faced by the industry and creating value for consumers or other businesses. Many opportunities exist for those willing to work hard and help solve problems within the industry. And the startup is often a fantastic chance to build experience and reputation. If you're started bro's and become successful either developing a product or service, which is in demand, it has a chance to develop into a fully fledged company. Creating a start up allows you to leave your mark on the industry. Even if you're start, it doesn't succeed. It gives you the chance to learn a great deal about how the industry works. It can also help to prove to future employers that you're not afraid of a challenge and are capable of handling big projects. Often, startups are unprofitable when their first created, and if you start your own enterprise, you'll have to rely on funding. This could be achieved either through using your personal cash worth requiring a business loan. Because startups can often become very profitable enterprises once they have time to grow, investors will often seek out startups and help fund them if they see potential, who can create a star tip? The advantage over building your own start up, as opposed to looking for a particular job, is that anyone can do it and does not matter how much or how little sports experience you have. If your idea is something that congenitally make a difference in the industry, you have a good chance of being successful. Although startups in the sports industry are often created by those with prior experience in the industry, many successful enterprises are also started by recent graduates or those coming from unrelated couriers, someone who has experience in the technology, medical or financial industries, for example, may be able to apply their knowledge of these industries into creating a sports start up. If you are new to the sports industry, you may need guidance or advice on how to get started. But there are a lot of resource is available, as I will describe now to help you set up your start up and be successful football industry startups. Football is a multi $1,000,000,000 industry and continues to grow in size each year. Is consumer demand include increases providing many opportunities in great potential for start up to thrive and grow? Modern innovations are constantly changing the face of the football industry. New advances in technology are aiding athletes and teams in their fitness and tactical decisions. Wearable tech that utilizes heart rate monitors and GPS technology are used by teams to analyze player performance on altar tactics or training methods. Stadiums are being updated to match the needs of modern fans. Spectators are able to instantly view replace of major events on their smartphones whilst in the stadium on augmented reality is starting to be used to enhance the fans experience with increasing rate of innovation in the sport. There are many opportunities for someone to develop and build a startup, which aims to solve some of the challenges with athletes, professional teams, football associations and fans all face in the past. Lack of funding was a major hurdle for many who attended. Who wanted to follow the path of entrepreneurship in the football. In sports industry, most fledgling entrepreneurs lack the connections. Networks and relationships required to make an impact and grow their business are, as a result of this good number off. Great innovations die at the idea stage. However. More recently there industry has realized the value and impact of new ideas and innovations on its overall growth. Hence, investors and organizations now turn to innovation eco systems to support the most innovative startups that can drive much needed change in the industry. This development has now opened up our opportunities for both young, eager entrepreneurs as well as those looking for a career change and who are still full of ideas and are capable of creating innovative solutions. Sports tech hubs and innova tive eco systems have helped many previously unknown startups to refine and illiterate their ideas and solutions in order to match the requirements necessary at this early stage of development. Examples of such accelerators and eco systems are the hypes spin accelerator Theory. Jinling Inspiration Center by La Liga, Supported by Jeep, I see the SDA Group Adidas Platform. Any Barsa innovation happened. Many others start up hubs, hype, sports, innovation, hype, sports innovation aims to give those looking to build and grow their start up the help they need to be successful. The global network of sports innovators has over 40,000 members worldwide. We're all committed to bringing new ideas to the sports industry alongside the retail brands, professional clubs, federations and academia which are partnered in the program. There are also more than 11,000 start ups start ups which are part of highs hype, sports innovation, get access to this global network of talent and are able to draw ideas and advice from industry professionals walls developing their business. The organization also runs major global sporting innovation competitions, giving new startups in the sports industry the chance to win recognition and success. Start ups in the sports sector can enter the competition each year and present to leaders in the sports and technology industries having the opportunity to present to industry experts not only means more exposure for your startup, but also allows you to receive expert advice and potentially find new investment. Hi sports innovation also run what they call the hype Spin accelerated programs which offer any startup unique benefits. G S I C and the original Inspiration Center by La Liga. The original Sport Inspiration Center by La Liga, supported by the Global Sports Inspiration Center, an organization powered by Microsoft, brings together technology based start ups and innovators with solutions ready to disrupt the football, sports and entertainment industries. The project is aimed at creating an innovation platform to attract talents and ideas globally with the most normative and cutting edge technological solutions and services. Ideal applicants are start ups in an early growth stage, such as companies with a product ready for the market projects or start ups in an early stage of development or with unidentified global business opportunity. Adidas Accelerator Program Platform A Platform A is the digital sports accelerated program hosted by Adidas at Station F in Paris. Designed to deliver the best innovation sport, the accelerator program aims to use the innovative power of the global start obscene to jointly identify the potential for new strategically important projects. Adidas admits T Worldwide fit the strategic direction of the company, having outstanding innovation, potential and promise a high return on investment. Barsa Innovation hub The Barce Innovation help seeks to create new products and services that will benefit its athletes, partners and fans but also society in general. In order to achieve this, the Hub is looking for startups off any size that operate at the intersection of sports, technology and entertainment. The Hubble provide participants with a unique place to launch their start up and help to scale. The hub also provides the tools resource is knowledge and experience needed to succeed. Start a case study. Simon Murphy, Ref Life I like to give you an example of a startup which could potentially resonate with you. Ref Life was started in 2016 as a way for referees to update match information and helped tow ultimate and process the administration side of refereeing. The technology itself is based around an intuitive interface and is available to use on smartphones and smartwatches. Rough Life aims to make the referee's job on the pitch easier whilst also providing features for referee managers which track performance and can help lower the rates of referees quitting due to abuse. The CEO and founder of Ref Life's I've Simon Murphy didn't start out with experience in the sports industry. Having previously worked as an accountant, Simon decided to pursue a master's degree in technology to achieve his dreams of entrepreneurship. The goal of rough life is to solve the problem of referees using slow and outdated methods to track match updates and log incidents. Since the ideas inception, salmon has grown. It started to nav users across the world and roughly became the first Smartwatch technology to be used at FIFA International level. Before starting Ref let Simon had to deal with failures and rejections of many different ideas, but didn't give up his dream of being a successful entrepreneur. I've had hundreds of ideas from APS to game shows to physical products. I think the hardest thing about having a new idea is listening to feedback, but also remaining objective in your research when forming your startup. Persistence is key on a willingness to adopt new ideas to help shape your creation is important if you want to be successful building the right team is crucial to the success of your startup, and Simon knew he had to find people that were tech savvy and knowledgeable about the industry whilst also fitting into the culture of the company. I looked for people that I could trust and would enjoy spending a lot of time with. A lot of great startups don't work out because the founders don't get along. So Team fit was the most important initial criteria. I looked for people who could buy into my mission and one scared to aim for lofty ambitions . Failure is fairly common in start ups and something that is often unavoidable. Even if your idea is perfect for the industry, Setbacks at the early stages of her startup can lead to failure along with failing to learn from mistakes. For Simon, the biggest mistakes he made early on were making assumptions about the product and market . Once he realized his mistake, he was able to learn from it and helped further develop his enterprise for any entrepreneurs were planning to launch their own startup, Simon has the following advice. Do a lot of research with potential users and customers. Map personas, build test and refine. Have a plan to make money, talk to experienced and smart people in your field, most importantly, start. 11. Literature: books on the football industry. If you plan in pursuing a career in the football industry, there are many. Resource is available to help you learn more about how the business operates. As with many topics, books written by experts and published by reputable publishers are one of the best ways to quickly learn about a subject from a trusted source. Reliable books written by authorities on the subject are important so that you can be sure that the information you're reading is accurate advantages of books. Whereas only sources can often be written and edited by anyone, a book published by Respectable Publisher must undergo scrutiny. Fact checking, editing and reviewed before publishing for those conducting academic research books, along with journal articles, are one of the primary sources for investigation. Although there is a wide availability of online sources, books are increasingly becoming available to view and read online. The growing popularity of E book readers and software such as Adobe Digital Editions has made reading digital books easier. Now you can access hundreds of books from your phone, computer or tablet without needing to carry physical copies. Books are written on a huge variety of different topics experts entrusted professionals often write books in their spare time to help share their knowledge of a subject. Because of this, you can find much high quality literature, no matter what subject you're interested in. Books on the sports industry. If you would like to learn about the business and commercial side of the football industry , you can find many books written exclusively on the subject. From these have selected the ones which are believer of the greatest benefit for someone wanting to understand the sports business. Whether you would like to learn more about sports marketing, the economics of football or how football management really works, this review will cover some of the most interesting books written about the sports and football industry. I'll explain the main subjects of each book on what you can hope to learn from them. Money and Soccer. Hasakah Nomics Guide This book was published in 2015 making the information fairly up to date and relevant. It's a follow, a book of the 2009 book Saw Economics. The original book described the sport of football in a broad sense. Using economic data and statistics, it made general points about football money and soccer is a much more in depth look at the business of football. The book goes into great detail about how debts, revenue and ownership all effective sport and gives many real life examples. Throughout the pages of the book, You confined real data and tables and graphs, which help to illustrate the points made about the financial side of the game. The book is written by Simon Cooper with help from professor of economics at CASS Business School. Stephan Sieminski. Simon Cooper has authored and co authored several books and football on the culture that surrounds it. Sieminski is not only a professor of economics, but also works as a consultant for major sports organizations such as UEFA, the FIA on the I C C. What can you learn from the book? Money and soccer focuses on the financial aspect of the football industry. It is particularly useful if you're interested in economics and how money influences the sport. There was a strong focus on English football, but data from other European leagues is also included in some areas of the book. You can learn all about the financial factors involved in the football industry, such as how revenue correlates with success. The book talks about how rising prices have affected attendance. You can also learn about revenue disparity with the league's. There was a discussion on how this influences team performance domestically. Any European competitions. The book goes into detail about the growth of the sport since the 19 eighties on how the emergence of new markets such as China, the USA in India, will see an even larger increase in the coming years. The Global Football Industry. Marketing Perspectives. Published in 2018 the book gives a current view of football as a global sport and discusses how marketing impacts the industry. The book is part of a Siri's by the World Association of Sport Management. It is a Siri's designed to promote professional practice in the business of sports by providing up to date research from well established scholars and practitioners. The global football industry is edited by James Lang and Brenda Pits. Zandi is a professor and director at the International Center for Sports Management at the University of Georgia in the USA. Brenda Pits is a professor of sports management and a director of the Sports Business Research Center at Georgia State University in the USA. What can you learn from the book? The book collates research from leagues around the world to discuss the current state of the global football industry. You'll be able to learn about challenges and issues facing the industry and how marketing is used throughout the football business. Key topics such as fat experiences, social media and the globalized marketplace, or all examined throughout the book. The global football industry also talks about the rising popularity of women's football on the ways in which marketing has changed people's perceptions of the sport. Throughout the book, you can learn how clubs in football organisations across Europe, Asia and the Americas view with the challenges that face them. The book will give valuable insight into into the industry and his useful reading for anyone with an interest in sports business. Rutledge Handbook of Football Business and Management, published in 2018. This handbook serves to provide you with a clear overview of the way the football industry operates. The book covers the inner workings of the business of football, putting together insights from leading football experts around the world. The Handbook of football, Business and Management is edited by Simon Chadwick, Daniel Parnell, Paul Widow and Christa's. Unlike those Polo's Simon Chadwick is a professor of sports enterprise at Salford University in the UK He's also the co director of the Center for Sports Business and regularly works with football organizations around the world. Daniel Parnell was a senior lecture of business management at Manchester Metropolitan in the UK He works with sports clubs and organizations across the UK, including primary leak and English Football League clubs. Paul Widom is a senior research fellow at Leeds Beckett University in the UK His research explores social and economic networks and how they influence the consumption of sports. Krista's S. Polo's is associate professor at Mode, a university in Norway, and the University of Central Lancashire are in the UK, where he's also the co director of the Center Off Entrepreneurship. What can you learn from the book? The book uses up to date research from the football industry around the world. It explains how governance, law, strategy and finance all affect the sport. You can learn about the structures and policies at the heart of European major leagues and how they influence the way the game is played The Handbook of Football, Business and Management also gives into detail discussing modern changes to the sports and how analytics, digital media and new marketing techniques are used. You will learn about how new techniques and technologies air being harnessed to advance the sport and reach new markets. This is an extremely comprehensive book on almost every face it Off the modern game. It provides a fantastic resource for anyone interested in any aspect of football or sports business managing football on international perspective. Although was published in 2009 the book still gives a lot of valuable insight into how affable business management works. Managing football is an analysis of the issues with which face executives in the football industry across the world. Edited by Sean Hamill and Simon Chadwick, the book uses research from highly regarded experts on the sports management in football industries. Sean Handled is a lecture and management at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. He is also the director of Birkbeck Sports Business Center. Simon Chadwick is a professor of sports enterprise that Southward University and do que. He's also the co director of the Center for Sports Business and regularly works of football organizations around the world. What can you learn from the book? The book analyzes and examines the business issues facing the football industry and how football businesses across the world organize and manage their strategy. Throughout the book, you can read riel World examples of management practices in the industry. There is a lot of detail about football markets within Europe, including football clubs and organizations across the major leagues. You will also be able to learn about how the industry works in developing and emerging markets such as the USA and China. The book is fairly old, so it is not as current and some some of the other books. However, all of the information is Dirrell of In Today as a student or someone working in the management of the football business, you can learn a great deal about how the rapidly growing industry works. 12. Podcasts: podcasts on the football and sports industry. What is a plump cast? Recent years have seen the rapid rise in the number of podcasts, which are now available across a huge variety of John, the sheer number of different podcasts and they're expanding. A availability has led to an increasing number of people choosing to listen to podcasts rather than the radio. So what exactly is a podcast? Well, simply put, it is a downloadable audio file, which can be listened to on your computer or mobile device. Podcasts tend to follow episodes in Siris, focusing on a specific topic and discussing it in detail. You can find podcasts on any number of different topics online. They have become a great learning resource for people interested in listening to experts. You could listen to the discussions and explanations off many different stories or ideas. Advantages of podcasts. The advantage of a podcast over a book or video is that you can easily listen to the podcast whilst doing other things. Podcasts are a great way for you to absorb information whilst on your daily commute lost, you cook or even once you're outside going for a walk. Although you can stream and listen to podcasts life there often available to download as well. This means you can still listen to your favorite podcast. Even without an Internet connection. The downloadable and mobile nature of podcasts is a huge benefit over books. Due to the serial nature of podcasts. They often tend to be more up to date and feature information on current events. Whereas books take a long time to be written and published, a podcast can be recorded and released quickly. This allows podcast to talk more about the latest events and use and features interviews with people involved. Some people also find that they take on information better through the podcast format. Books have long bean the standard way of learning information. However, research suggests that not everyone learns in the same way. Some people are more suited to learning through reading. Others may learn more effectively by listening. For these people, podcasts are a great way to learn about a topic. Podcasts and the sports industry. If you're interested in learning more about the business side of the football and sports industries, there are many different podcasts to cover the industry in great detail. In this review, we will cover some of the most interesting football and sports industry podcasts. We will also explain in detail what you can hope to learn from each one. The training ground goo podcast Perfect for those interested in taking an in depth look into the day to day running off a football club. The Training Ground Guru is a podcast, which features interviews and discussions with experts in the industry who provided behind the scenes look at Our Football Club operates the Parkas has a new episodes released each month. Each episode features at least one interview with a different industry professional. The podcast has a good variety of different interviews, and you can learn much about different aspects of the industry from each one. What can you learn from the podcast? The Training ground group podcast gives you a wonderful insight into executive roles at clubs, national associations and sports data companies. You'll be able to learn about how coaching staff to put together with analysts and performance experts to deliver the best results on the pitch. There will be chances for you to discover how football academy operates, plus all the different daily processes that go into maintaining success. The podcast also features interviews with the directors of football clubs who give insight into club recruitment and how recruitment policies are changing with the modern game. An interview with a CEO of Italian match data analyst Y Scout also discusses how the data driven approach is changing the way football club scout and identify potential targets. Feature Episode Paul Fulsome to the Premier League and Beyond with Leicester City. In this episode poll Bolson, the head of performance innovation, Leicester City, is interviewed. The episode gives an interesting look into how sports science was used in the team's title with winning season. Paul discusses how successful club culture is built on the ways it can influence the team's results on the pitch. Lester in particular, have seen the effective results that can be gained from fostering a positive culture and maintaining the core ideas of the club. There is also much information in the podcast about the use of data by football clubs. Paul talks about how data can be used to refine performances in the ways in which its usage will increase in the future. 11 New York Coffee and football podcast 11 New York is an independent football brand based in New York City. In the USA, the company's primarily a sportswear brand but also produces editorials, photo essays, podcast and films, all exploring the sport of football. The podcast features conversations and interviews with professional players, managers and business leaders in the football industry. There is a particular focus on entrepreneurship in the sports industry and how to establish a successful football started. What can you learn from the podcast? The coffee and football podcast aims to provide you with an interesting look into the sports industry. There are details on many aspects, but with an emphasis on the commercial side of the industry. There are interviews with commercial directors of major European clubs, for example, are no Travis Zinger, the managing director off FC Barcelona in the Americas. There are numerous interviews with successful football related entrepreneurs who share how they have developed their ideas into successful businesses. You can also hear from high level executives and former board members and owners of European clubs. The podcast will give you a way to hear from players, managers and business managers air like you'll be able to learn about what makes on executive successful and how to fund and manage your own football industry started featured Episode Cloud You Storelli, co founder and chairman of Story Early Sports. In this episode, the podcast team have a conversation with Claudio Star Andy Sorority, who set up his own football wear company, also works as a chief operating officer at Bloomberg. During the podcast certainly explains his story detailing how we moved to the West from Italy at the age of 15 You will learn about the entrepreneurial mindset needed to set up a successful football start up and learn business insights. Story also discusses the main principles he lives by and gives insight into his success. If you're interested in forming your own start up this EP, this podcast episode is a great way to learn all about the challenges that you might face on your way to success. The episode gives a valuable window into what it takes to launch an enterprise in the sports industry. Sports Geek Sports Marketing Podcast. The sports marketing podcast by Sports Geek is designed to be a valuable and interesting learning resource for marketing executives in the sports industry across Europe, North America and Oceania. The podcast shares news and insights on sports marketing practices across the globe. The podcast has been running since 2014 and has an impressive archive featuring more than 200 guests from over 100 different sporting organizations. There is a good variety of different industry professionals from leagues all over the world to listen to what you can learn from the podcast. The sports marketing podcasts is an obvious focus on marketing in the sports industry. You can hear from a range of different professionals on how marketing influences the industry. There are discussions and how social media is used as a way to expand and grow fan bases on how fans consume content is changing with new technology. The podcast also features episodes which explained how new ticketing models such a subscription ticketing is changing the game. You can learn all about how new technology is being used to promote and grow grassroots football and Denmark and Italy. There are also conversations and help to create a balance between engagement and advertising. The podcasts allow you to learn all about the different approaches to marketing. There will also be information about digital content and how it is being used by different sports across the world. You can gain valuable insights that may be useful in your own education and career in sports marketing featured episodes Digital and Football with David Fowler. This episode Fear features a chat with former FIFA head of strategy and intelligence David Fowler. David discusses his 12 year career, FIFA and what he learned in that time. There is a discussion on the topic of how FIFA creates and manages its content and how it's affect its fans. David Fowler will also talk about his new role as the marketing director at My Kujoe. My Kujoe is a new streaming platform aimed at growing interest in secondary leagues. Women's football, youth gains, an amateur matches. David will talk about how streaming services are changing the way we view sports. He will explain how the prevalence of the Internet can expand the global reach of the sports. David also gives insight into his block and how it helped to advance his career in the industry. This is a great podcast episode if you're interested in learning more about streaming services and how they can add value to leagues and clubs, 13. Undergraduate Courses: undergraduate courses of all the core segments, discussing the undergraduate courses in football is probably the most difficult. Why, because they're still very recent. For example, when I started my career 15 years ago, the number of sports management courses at an undergraduate level was close to zero. I have dedicated an extensive time in researching this topic on, although it is still very difficult to get feedback from companies that have hired the graduates from these courses, I believe I have selected to institutions with excellent reputations in the sports Executive Path Blawg. Other courses will be included, which I also think are important and can help you enter the industry. But the two I have selected here are the ones which I, as well as a few recruiters that I have spoken to believe have the best reputation. I also consider their ranking and ratings on Qs University ranking based on facilities teaching and student quality, innovation, engagement and employability. The 1st 1 I would like to mention is the course of lovebird university love for university sports management. Yes, see. Lafeber University is based in a town off loft situated in East Midlands of the United Kingdom. the university is highly rated. Currently ranked in the top 10 universities in the country. Laughter is also particularly well renowned for its focus on sports and sports science. According to the Q S Rankings, 2019 Lafeber University was ranked the number one institution in the world for sports related subjects. The university is committed to providing high quality teaching that develops the skills of their students whilst preparing them for a career in sports. This focus is reflected in the high student satisfaction ratings that look lost. Bro receives the law for university sports management. Undergraduate degree allows you to learn vital skills in marketing, organizational management and accounting. All of the topics you will learn on the course are designed to be applicable in the sports industry, and the degree is co taught by the School of Exercise, Sport and Health Sciences. On the School of Business and Economics. Students will develop their understanding of sport organizations, governance of sport, sport policies, sports marketing and the economics of sport. The standard courses three years long, but students can elect to choose the four year option, which includes either a year long work placement for your study abroad. A work placement here gives the students chance to put where they have learned to practice and also provides invaluable experience with employers. Look for graduates of Lafeber University have high levels of employment with the university having strong links to industry leading companies. Around 95% of graduates find themselves in full employment or further study after completion of their course. What to expect from the Bachelor in sports Management at off bro Love for boats of high quality teaching for faculty and an extensive range of facilities and resource is within the school of sport. Exercise and health science students will gain insight and experience from leading academics and industry. Experts on also gain valuable experience working with sports stakeholders during their study, the school has organized a range of modules in the sports management degree, which has been specifically designed to develop students research, vocational and employability skills, placing them in the best possible position to secure befitting employment. Upon graduation, the sports management degree of law group is split into five strands, each exploring different areas of the industry. The first trend focuses on employability and research here. Students will learn and experience practical sports management. They'll also learn academic skills to be able to engage in independent research and study the next three strengths focused on the social and policy environment in which sports management takes place, developing understanding of economics and marketing in the sports industry and discover strategic and organizational elements of sports management. Finally, students will also be able to choose optional modules to study the wider context which influence sports management. Year one, your first year at left bro will focus on introducing the key subjects which will form the foundation of later years. Lectures will cover compulsory modules such as introduction to sports management and academic research and vocational skills. These will aim to introduce students to sports management and develop the core knowledge and skills needed to progress through the course and advance in their future careers. Other first year modules include accounting for business and critical perspectives in sports. These models will teach you how to prepare and interpret financial reports, show the relationship between financial reporting and business contacts, and introduce you to key issues relevant to sports managers. Critical perspectives in sport will also discuss concepts involving sports management in the social, political and financial contacts. Students will also be able to choose one optional module in sports coaching or social science. Year two. Your second year of the sports management course will allow you to learn more about research skills and methodologies, developing your understanding off the scientific process on also gaining experience in how to design research in sports, coaching, physical education and management. You will also take the human resource Management in sports organization module. This will critically examine the role of human resource management in modern sports organizations and how to maintain working relationships between employers and employees. Examples of other compulsory modules include economic analysis of sports and sports managements. In practice, the economic analysis of sport module covers the main structure and scale of sports economies and the key features of supply and demand in sport, sports management and practice aims to give students preparation for their careers and sport management by helping them to apply their business knowledge and skills to practical management exercises. Students will also be able to choose an optional module in either sports coaching or social science placement or study abroad. Year students opting to take an additional year either studying abroad or by doing a work placement will receive an additional award alongside their qualification. A professional work placement gives you a great opportunity to put your knowledge into practice and gain valuable work experience boosting your employability upon completion of the work placement you again a diploma in professional studies to go with your degree. Those who choose to spend time studying abroad will be able to experience new cultures and brother they're learning experience. Completing study abroad will earn your diploma and international studies alongside your degree. There are also work placement opportunities abroad for others interested. Final year. The final year of studying will evolve a final dissertation project and modules which cover policy and governance of sport, the strategic management of events and organisations, and marketing and economics. The final project will allow you to research a relevant topic of your choice. You'll also be able to choose an additional module related to option you choose in the second year benefits of the Left for University Sports Management Bachelor students who attended the sports management course that love horrible game access to world class teaching from a world reknown university. The course material is taught through a combination of lectures, practical sessions, seminars and leverage laboratory sessions to give students the chance to learn in a variety of weights, Lectures and seminars are given by experts at both the School of Exercise, Sport and Health Science and the School of Business and Economics to help students understand the intricacies off management in the sports industry. The course is specifically designed to give graduates the best possible chance of a future career in sports or sports management, and many alumni are now working a top sporting organizations worldwide on top of the skills and learning which will help to build your career. Lafeber also offers the chance to work with their careers network team to help you succeed . After graduating, you can take part in CV workshops, receive advice and one toe on sessions, practice interviews and attend high profile job fairs. Laugh Bro is ranked highly for its quality of teaching and job prospects, but it's also well regarded by students as being a highly enjoyable place to study. The campus features large open spaces, gardens and sporting areas for all students to enjoy. There is an award winning student union and a variety of clubs and sports team to suit everyone. For sports management student Emily Brooks, studying at Left bro was a fantastic experience. My experience of study at Laval University has been absolutely amazing and has most definitely exceeded all my expectations, she said. In addition to the academic side of Loftier University, the social aspect are also great. The campus is extremely sociable and has a strong community feel to it, which means that students are able to meet a range of new people through their university life, whether that be within their residential halls or through their sports teams and societies . Conclusion. This course with Lafeber University is a great opportunity to study an excellent degree at one of the best universities in the K in the world. Always mentioned it as a top sporting university, you have the chance to study a range of modules and develop core skills essential to rule required after you finish your degree. Students have had great success after completing the course, finding career paths at the tennis foundations swim England that 3 65 massacred Nike PricewaterhouseCoopers in sky. Another consideration is the length of the program, while some other universities run the sports management degree programs for three years. The course runs for four years at love to burn off, which only three years I spent on academic studies. Ah, full year is dedicated to placement and test running your career in a work environment. Of course, placement also adds to your work experience and boost your employability. Besides, you also gain a professional diploma in addition to your degree. In addition, the module's air rich and in depth, capable of giving students the foundation needed to commence the much promising path of sports and football management. You business school, Barcelona Campus Sports management much set up in 19 said. 73. The U business school has become a high ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona , Munich, Geneva, Montreux as well as a on quite online courses. As a business school, they look to promote business education through teaching and encouraging managerial skills . Entrepreneur Ago Initiative on Business ethics classes are kept small so as to ensure the highest quality education is provided and maintained. They You Business school offers a range of different courses across its campuses in Geneva , multiple Barcelona and Munich. You can access foundation that Children masters MBA and doctoral programs. The school is highly rated particular for its MBA program, which has been ranked 14th in the world. The undergraduate sports management course, held at the Barcelona campus and taught in English, provides students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to thrive in the motor 1,000,000,000 pound sports industry. Students who complete the course will be awarded the bachelors degree from the U business schools Switzerland, which is internationally accredited by the A, C B S P I A c B I Q A. Graduates of the course will also receive a state recognized university bachelor's degree from the Universidad Catolica, San Antonio, the Martha, Spain, plus a B A in business management from the University of Derby UK. If you wish to further increase your knowledge of the subject, there is also an opportunity for an extra semester where you can earn a diploma of advanced studies. The bachelors courses three years long and provide students with a great way to enter the highly competitive sports industry. With this course, you can potentially achieve your dream career in fields such as professional team management, marketing and promotions, management, community management or corporate sponsorship. Students will be able to learn from an academic department which has really life experience in the industry. I will benefit from hearing lectures and discussions from business leaders and successful entrepreneurs. What to expect from the Bachelor in Sports Management at U Business School Barcelona, The sports management degree at the U Business School is split into seven semesters across three years. There is also an additional eight semester available for those who want to achieve the diploma of advanced studies. Over the 1st 2 years, students will be taught core topics about sports management and business. The third and final were will go over business management subjects that brought in the knowledge of students and prepare them for xxx Full Career in Business Year one, your first year at the Barcelona campus of the U Business School will focus on introducing key topics that will form the foundation for your studies. Subjects such as foundations of business management will introduce you to functional areas of business, such as human resource is marketing, public relations, financial management and operations management. You were learned theories of key management principles and be able to examine and discuss case studies which critically examined business management practices students will also be taught practical in vocational skills such as oral communication skills and research methods. The ability to communicate effectively within the workplace and on behalf of a company is a critical skill in sports management. Effective research is also important in many careers, and there will be opportunities for students to attend professional development seminars and company visits to learn more about working in the industry. Year two, the second year of your sports management studies, will feature more topics directly related to sports and sports management. The sports marketing module will present an overview off the sports marketing industry, including marketing of clients and events. Athlete representation on broadcasting students will also cover sports data and analysis, which promotes the discussion of the development and an analytics off data in sports. Students will learn how to apply analytics in game strategy and team management. Lectures will feature guest speakers from the sports industry, and students will complete an individual project at the end of the subject. In addition to the sports related topics, Year two will also feature a range of different subjects relating to business and finance. These will include diplomacy and foreign policy sales and purchasing management, financial markets and consumer behavior. You have opportunities to analyze and discuss case studies relating to these topics. You're three. The final year covers more advanced business management topics and will end in a research dissertation carried out by the student. There is also a two part business consultancy project which aims to allow you to put your knowledge into practice. You liaise with an employer to help plan, organize and achieve goals within time and budget restraints. Models off this year include developing leadership and management, international entrepreneurship, marketing across cultures and global business and strategy. The's final modules will help to prepare students for a successful career in sports management by introducing advanced concepts and developing practical skips. Diploma of Advanced studies Students can choose to take one final semester after the completion of the course. The semester will include more specialized knowledge relating to sports management. Modules include cases in sports management and cases in marketing, which both use case studies to provide practical illustrations off the issues facing businesses in these areas. There is also a module in sports career development which aims to provide you with a solid base to begin your career and the sports industry. The module discusses three important elements of success. Professional participation, preparation, attitude and development benefits of the U Business School Bachelor in Sports Management. As a student of the U Business School, you'll have access to high quality teaching in the form of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and case study, analysis and discussions. You will also be able to hear from industry experts as guest speakers often visit to talk about their experience in the sports industry and sports management. Previous speakers have included former president of Switzerland Adolf Ogi and former president of the union See Creased International Brian Cookson. The kind of knowledge and experience that these speakers share with students can make a real difference in the students understanding of key areas. The U Business School goes to great lengths to give their students the best possible chance of embarking on a successful career once they graduate. Employment rates are high, with around 93% of graduates accepting a full time job within six months of their graduation. Not only is the course designed to give students practical skills which will benefit them in the industry, but the business, who also has a career services department to help you achieve your professional goals. The department holds workshops which will teach you all about how to network and apply for jobs. Once you graduate, alumni and students will have the chance to attend the U Careers Fair in Barcelona, which gives them the opportunities to network and find exciting job and internship opportunities. Alexander Goto Favor, who graduated from the sport management course in 2015 enjoyed her time of you business school on, found it, help her established her career in the sports industry. All the skills I gained that you helped me during the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, where I worked with volunteers, she said. Alexander worked as a supervisor at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Subjects like human resource is management. Help me understand how we should behave with them and oral communication skills, help me prepare attractive and qualitative presentations and to feel confident when I presented them 14. Masters' Degrees Courses: master's degree courses. One of my favorite subjects, his master's degree courses now was both the students. Often, I'm currently a lecturer in these courses. As I mentioned previously on the course page program. It is the easiest and hardest way to get a job in the world of football. It is easy because once you enroll in one of the four courses that I will mention, your chances of obtaining the job you want are extremely high. The's master courses have now been proven to be very successful, and recruiters and industry acknowledge that their graduates are extremely capable of entering the football world or even the sports world in general. The hard part of it is that as times go by, more and more people found out about these courses and the competition becomes more fierce . The candidates applying have outstanding Stevie's, hence it becomes hard to be accepted to one of these courses. All in all, this is my favorite path on the one which I would definitely recommend the most. Besides gaining academic knowledge of the industry. All of them offer an outstanding network opportunity with professions and alumni. There are many Masters course offered that irrelevant to football and sports management. Here I have selected four courses which I believe offer the best opportunities for both sexes for a career in the football business. The first course I will start with is the A I s ts since it was the course that I enrolled as a student back in 2000 for and which eventually opened the doors for me to enter into your way for the year after AI STS, master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and technology, the A S D. S, which stands for International Academy of Sports Science and Technology, was created in 2000. In order to improve provision of high quality teaching and research development, higher educational establishments in the Lake Geneva region were involved in a rigorous process to establish a state of the art academy. These included CPFL, the Federal Polytechnic of Lausanne, the University of Lausanne, the University of Geneva, the I M D Business School on the Ecology, Leo, the Lausanne DHL as well as the International Olympic Committee, the city of Lausanne in the canton of all, the idea of establishing this academy was part of the Lausanne Olympic capital strategy. This training Academy started its journey through conferences, symposiums, continued professional development courses and in 2003 launched the master of advanced studies in sports administration and technology in the English language. Today, this course is ranked as one of the best specialized academic sports programs at masters level, with students from every continent of the world. Switzerland provides the ideal place to learn more about the world of sports, home to many large and influential sporting organizations. Students will be able to learn more about sports management walls closed organizations such as the IOC, FIFA, anyway, for the academy, focuses on providing world class education and training in the field of sports management, helping to professionalize the industry through continued education, applied research and offering the platform for connections to be made within the sporting world. Their master's program was ranked as the number one sports Majin course in the world for 2018 by Universal for anyone who has a university degree or previous work experience but would like to refocus their career in sports management. The master of advanced studies in sports administration technology provides an ideal opportunity. The courses typically attended by mostly international students and potential candidates are not necessarily required to have experience in the sports industry. However, they are required to have a passion for sports and should have been involved in sports either. As an athlete, volunteer member of sports event organizing committees, member of the club's committee, journalism in sports coaching etcetera, the program admits around 40 candidates procession. This, according to a STS, is to ensure personalized and interactive environment for participants. The institution also ensures gender parity in their final selection. What to expect from the master of advanced studies in sports administration and technology , The 15 month for struggling postgraduate courses split into three sections. For the first part of the course, students will spend nine months learning about five key areas and how they affect the sports industry. The second section of the course will involve vocational training during a two month work experience project in the sports industry. Finally, the students will complete a team project and research paper, applying the knowledge they have learned on the course Section one through a series of lectures, activities, case studies and field trips, you will learn about management and economics, law, sociology, medicine and technology for the management and economic subject. Students will learn about topics such as business strategy in sport, accounting and finance from the mantles and organizational behaviour and leadership for the law subject that we lectures on legal entities. Contracts are liabilities in sport. During the sociology subject topics, such a sport in consumer culture and sports and globalization will be discussed. Students will also learn about medicine and how it applies to sports with lectures and managing health and managing performance in sport. The use of technology in sports will also be discussed with topics such as the physics of sport and sports infrastructure. Finally, there will also be trans disciplinary lectures on subjects such as health and onto doping athlete career development and sustainable sports and events. Section two. For the second section of the course, students have the opportunity to gain practical work experience and put some of what they have learned into practice. All course participants are required to take eight weeks of full time work experience in sports management and related areas. Work placements can often lead to full time employment after the courses over, so present a great chance for students to show their skills whilst also learning more about the industry. Previous examples of work experience that students of the course have taken include placements at the International Olympic Committee, the International Basketball Federation on you Wait for the Union Off European Football Associations, Section three. For the final section of the course, you'll be required to work with other students to complete a group project whilst also working up on a research paper. The projects are really life problems which are given to the A S. D. S by sports organizations. Participants will use the knowledge they've learned from the course to propose new ideas and solutions for the project working together in small groups. Past project examples include the creation of a long term strategy for the use of legacy case studies in the knowledge transfer process from one Olympic Games to another for the IOC and research on live user generated content in sport coverage for agents. France Press. Finally, students will be asked to carry out in depths research on a sports related issue, producing a research paper of around 20 pages that meet specific academic criteria. Ah, high quality and original research paper can help to improve your career as the paper may be read by potential employers. Students will be taught how to write and conduct the research through coaching sessions and shared experiences from alumni. Benefits off the master of Advanced Studies in sports administration technology, The post credit course gives a great entry point into a highly successful career in the sports management industry. Not only do you receive top quality teaching across a range of pertinent subjects, but students will also learn from high lee qualified lectures and guest speakers. The curriculum is designed in a way to mix both academic learning and practical experience to help students receive the best possible education and give them a great chance of success in the fast moving world of sports. The program boasts of some unique features which include a strong connection with the Olympic movement being in the same location as the Olympic capital. Lausanne, the academic weight of having three prestigious universities co signed the degree It's multidisciplinary approach, which provides participants at 360 degree view of sport management and lastly, the rich network of over 100 plus lecturers and speakers. A little have the course. I found it to be very useful in helping them obtain their dream career. With around 80% of a little I currently employed in sports management in over 30 different countries, they are STS strong links with the IOC and its proximity to so many sports organizations allow for greater opportunities for networking. Many graduates go on to work for the IOC way for FIFA or other large sporting organisations in Switzerland. Previous alumni of the course include the current senior sponsorship account. Manager of Fever was taboo Ariano. He had the following to say about his time in Lausanne. They STS master program allowed me to take advantage of that experience and created the bridge to link it to my career in sports marketing. Benjamin Cohen, the director general of the International Testing Agency, also found his experience on the master program to be extremely useful for his career, he says, I truly recommended this program to anyone wishing to step into international sport administration. In addition to a master's degree program, the program offered me lifelong friends from all over the world and a unique network of alumni. University of Liverpool football industries MBA The second Masters course I would like to present is the one in Liverpool. The University of Liverpool Management School is a highly rated business school offering NBA's. Their courses provide graduates with the means to be successful in the world of business and business management. The Liverpool University Football Industries MBA has been ranked as one of the top sports courses in the world and the top ranked and sports MBA in the U. K by the sport business postgraduate course ranking in 2018. The management school at the University of Liverpool is one of only 5% of business schools worldwide to have an accreditation from the A a. C S B. This independent organization imposes strict standards to ensure high quality teaching committal to continuous improvements on up to date curricular, which reflects the needs of businesses across the world. Graduates from a CSP accredited schools are better equipped to deal with modern business and as a result, are in higher demand and those from non accredited schools. Many graduates of the football industries MBA go on to work at large sporting organizations , including the way for the Chinese Football Association, Liverpool, FC, Nike and many more. What to expect from the football industries. MBA for the 12 month program, postgraduate students will be expected to complete 12 compulsory modules before carrying out either research. Dissertation were a practical work based project. The core of the programme will focus on key business and management topics such as leadership strategy, organization, innovation, international business and managing finances. There will also be specialist football modules which will teach you to apply business concepts to the football industry. To go with this, there will be vocational training to help students gain a real understanding of the industry and set up well to achieve success in a career in football. There is also an opportunity for a part time programme. However, interested students will have to contact institution for information on that. Below are the modules and what students should expect from each of the classes. Becoming a football executive. This module focuses on the development of the graduate as a person and their ability to handle pressure situations. The module focuses specifically on the football industry and features of football management simulation for students to critically assess their management technique. Football, economics and analytics students will examine and learn more about the economic issues affecting the football industry examples include the economic design of leagues and the supply and demand of football across different media types, international football industry and this module Students will develop a critical understanding of how football is structured and organized across different international settings. The role of federations, leagues, players and consumers will be discussed. Leadership, management and organisation students were learned how individuals and groups interact to influence performance, and the module is designed to help develop you into an effective manager and leader. Marketing and supply chain management. The module use case studies to help teach how marketing and supply chains can be built to give organizations a competitive advantage. Managing financial resource. In this module, you will learn how financial resource is can be managed to increase an optimized shareholder wealth strategy and organization. Students will discover how important organizational strategy is when it comes to business decision making and how different environments can change the strategy of an organization, football and finance. This module aims to give students an understanding of the finances of both leagues and clubs. The importance of sound financial management is also taught innovation and entrepreneurship through guest speakers. You'll be introduced to the challenges of innovation and how practical entrepreneurship can work, international business and the global environment. Students are given guidance on how to assess and carry out the internist, internationalization of business activities, sports and the law. This module focuses on the importance of sports law and how it can affect the business operations of an organization. Contract law on the full legal aspects of sports will be discussed. Sports operations, management and this module students will be taught how to manage sports operations and events. Making use of both theory and practice. Guest speakers and visits to local clubs will help students to gain a solid understanding of the processes involved. Final dissertation or work project. To end the course, you'll be given a choice between the end of your dissertation or a work based project for the dissertation. Students will be shown through a series of workshops and seminars, how to conduct research and write a dissertation. Students will then implement the research plan and write up of 15,000 word dissertation over the summer period. For the work based project, students will apply the knowledge learned over the course in a live sporting setting over the summer period. This also includes a series of seminars and workshops to help prepare you for your final projects. Who is qualified to attend Professional experience is key. It is expected that MBA candidates should have at least three years of substances managerial experience in either the private or public sector this period would have given them the opportunity to manage budgets, people and projects which are crucial to understanding some constants in N B. A. Qualifications. Normally, a candidate is expected to have a 21 honors agree in any discipline from a UK university or equivalent professional qualification from a similar non UK institution. Non graduates who possess extensive profession experience more than five years and or a postgraduate qualification can apply benefits of the football industries MBA. The course is specifically designed to help postgraduates embark on a successful career in football or sport. As a student at the University of Liverpool, you will gain access to high quality teaching and take part in a course which has proved to be extremely useful for students before you. Graduates of the course of high levels of employment have gone on to work for large sporting organizations across the world, not only will you receive an excellent education but are also opportunities to hear from top level leaders in the football and sports industry? Past speakers at University of Liverpool management school events include Peter Moore, CEO of Liverpool. Jane Purdon, head of Governance UK Sports, and Alan Switzer, head of sports business group. Deloitte's Liverpool is the football hotbed of the north west of England. Therefore, English clubs are accessible is laboratories for if I MBA students to put their theory into practice. Pass students have worked at football clubs, leagues, associations and federations with work based project providers including Celtic, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City, the Football Association and you wait for. There will also be chance for you to network and build lasting connections with the rest of the MBI MBA student community, something that can be worthwhile for your later career. In addition to this, the connections offered by University of Liverpool mean that students will be able to apply their knowledge and skills during the work based project as a number of high profile organizations are based. Conclusion. The University of Liverpool football industry and being program stands recommended for anyone who is seeking to pursue Manage your career in football and have the required qualifications and funds, or can access the scholarships and funding from all the courses. I'll be mentioning this is the one which is most football oriented. Your hammock rife Institute Official Masters degree in sports management, The master program in football businesses run in partnership with FC Barcelona. Johan Cruyff Institute In partnership with the University Autonoma de Barcelona, you will be offers this Masters program in sports management linked to the Faculty of Economics and business of the U. A. B. The 10 month courses. Eggs I'm to give students the knowledge and experience that they'll need to succeed in the sports industry. It is taught in conjunction with management staff of FC Barcelona. Presently, it is a soul program aligned with the newly structured management model of FC Barcelona, which imparts theoretical and practical knowledge of business management and administration of football industry. Throughout the course, you will learn the most important expects of management and business and how to apply them to sports. Classes are taught by experts with strong ties to the world of sport, and there will also be opportunities for students to hear from top level executives of large sporting organizations. The master's degree in sports management is a great choice for current or ex athletes who would like to plan for their future career. For working professionals would like a change in career and to focus on the sports industry or for someone who's working in a business environment and would like to specialize in sports. Alternatively, the course is also ideal for recent graduates who would now like to specialize their education and learning about the administration and management of sports. Students who enroll in the course will learn the skills necessary to embark on a successful career in sports management. For instance, you will learn how to plan and manage ports events, develop a business plan for project related to sports management and financially manage sports infrastructure and facilities alongside others. What to expect from the master degree in sports management? Over the course of the 10 months, students will attend lectures and high profile talks from industry specialists. You'll also gain valuable practical experience from attending field trips and study trips, giving a ballast learning experience in helping to set you up for success. During this study programme, you will gain an opportunity to learn about core theoretical frameworks and stimulating case studies to help them envisage the bigger picture a proposed global football industry. Be engaged in hands on activities with operational and strategic staff of FC personal too. Acquire the real world Applied knowledge, skills and practices in football business management. Undertake a comprehensive review off court Academic and practical frameworks underpinning the mega industry of football business on how existing stakeholders are closely intertwined for the promotion of business. Obtain utilitarian experience supplemented with theoretical concepts inculcated by the leading football and sports experts from legal and governing bodies of football industries and professional football clubs, especially Barcelona, to enable you to spare head exciting projects in the bid impound football industry. The course itself is divided into 10 modules which are as follows economics of sports and strategic management in this module your cover topics regarding the economics of sports, such as the analysis of supply and demand of sports events and a study of production theory in the sporting market. There will also be lectures on topics such a strategic planning and the definition of strategy financial management of sport organizations. Here you learn topics such as financial and capital planning and the analysis and assessment of sport investment projects. Sound financial management is crucial for any sports organization, management, innovation and leadership of sports organizations. Students will be taught all about leadership styles, attracting talent and recruitment. There will also be discussions on Innova tive business managing creativity and entrepreneurship. Sport market for this module, topics including the principles of marketing, consumer behavior and advertising and communication in sport will be explained through lectures and guess speaking events, sports sponsorship. You'll learn all about sponsorship deals and how they affect the industry, covering subjects such as key factors in sponsorship and principles and vitals of sponsorship facilities management. As an important part of any sports organization, students will be taught about incomes and expenses of sport facilities and tools to design and promote sports service Event management for this module lectures will cover topics including event marketing, organization models and risk management. All topics are designed to give students a clear understanding of how to run successful sporting events. Internship students are given the opportunity to spend a short time working within a sports organization. This could be any private, public, national or international entity, and students are expected to implement the knowledge they have gained so far on the course . This module will also help students learn more closely how sport businesses are run on, also give them valuable experience that will help them succeed in the jobs market field trips. During the course, students will be able to attend field trips to the headquarters of various sporting organizations. These provide excellent learning opportunities for students to see theories learned in the lecture hole in action. Previous field trips have included visits Toe riel Club Deportivo Espanyol on C Good to Catalonia, amongst others guided by staff members. Attendees will learn more about these organizations and how their run dissertation students will be able to apply the knowledge they have learned regarding sports management by completing a final research project. The dissertation will be completed about the topic affecting the sports industry and will involve original research conducted by the students benefits of the official Masters degree in sports management. In attending the course, you'll get to enjoy a reach learning experience, which is designed to mix learning from locational experience and a rich group of knowledgeable university professors. The course is held at the Caza Convalescence CIA. A beautiful 19th century modernist building in Barcelona, Spain. Students are given flexible schedules and are incurred, encouraged to interact with each other in teamwork and debate sessions. The diverse group of professors and guest speakers who you will listen to and learn from during the course, gives your benefit over many similar sports management programs. In addition to receiving their master's degree and diploma from the U. A. B and Your Cry Institute students will also become members of the alumni organization. The L, unlike Rife Institute, gives graduates of the course excellent opportunities to network and collaborate with one another. The networking opportunities available can be a great way to further your career in the sports industry and find new experiences to help you grow. The alumni membership will also give you access to up to date news and learning resource is to help you keep up with developments in the industry and access women. Er's on sports management conclusion. This Masters program in football business is ideally suited for you. If you wish to enhance your abilities for talent, acquisition, competition dynamics, team leadership and data driven and or evidence based make decision making, thereby leading to optimum solutions with the existing resource is at professional football clubs, governing bodies, media and event management companies. The program, in my opinion, is more suitable for people who want nice off an academic, but more of practical exposure to the tactics and strategies of the football business. The FIFA Master, International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sports, the FIFA Master is my favorite program. I am a proud guest speaker in this course and for prospective students looking for a career in sports law or sports management. The FIFA Master course provides the ideal opportunity and learning experience ranked as Europe's best postgraduate sports management course according to Support Business International ranking for more than six years running, over 90% of graduates from the course are now working at majors organizations in the global sports industry, the higher education courses provided by the International Center for Sports Studies, C. I S and partners with three top European universities, the Montfort University in Leicester, England, SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy, and the University of No shuttle in Switzerland. The course was specifically designed to help foster and promote the group off management education in the world of sport. It has become a top graduate program highly in demand and helping to develop the next generation of all around managers who can deal with the increasingly high profile and clock complex sports industry benefits of the FIFA master. Not only will students of the FIFA Master Course received a first class education from highly rated universities, but they will also receive unique benefits and opportunities which other courses are unable to provide. The FIFA master provides you with a chance to meet a network with high level executive from top international sports federations, agencies, clubs and organizations. The networking opportunities provided by the course on excellent way for students to help prepare for their upcoming career in the world of sports managements. In addition to the fantastic networking opportunities available in the course, all students who graduate from the FIFA Master Program will also become lifelong members of the FIFA Master Alone Alumni Association FMI. This association helps to connect former students and can forge and maintain great professional relationships with other alumni in the sports industry. Former alumni of the course includes South Korean international and former month Manchester United midfielder Parky Soup Women's Champions League winner. I meet Mottaki Japan's 2006 World Cup captain T. Tsuneyasu Miyamoto, a New Zealand rower. Emma Twigg. What to expect from the FIFA master as, of course, is partnered with three separate universities, each located in a separate country. Students will get to travel and learn across three of Europe's most sports focused countries England, Italy and Switzerland. The Montfort University, the first term of the course, will see students learning at the Montfort University in Leicester, England. The university is highly regarded as one of the top British universities regularly lack ranked in the top 50 and being ranked in the top 150 universities in the world. Twice during their time at Leicester, the students will learn about humanity side of sports, including the birth of modern sport. It's profit, professionalization and sporting ethics. SDA Bocconi School of Management The second term of the course takes place in Milan, Italy, at the SDA Bocconi School of Management. The international business school is an ideal place to learn more about the sports management industry and the challenges you face during your career. The school ranks is one of the top business schools in Europe and offers outstanding MBA program so you can be assured of the quality of their program. On top of that, you'll be living and learning in one of Europe's cultural economical capitals. Milan, which also has a rich sporting history. The term focuses on the business side of sports management, including finance, marketing, strategy and event management. University of New Chef tell For the third and final term students will travel to Switzerland, home of the World football organization FIFA, who specifically endorsed the course. The term you bitter taught at the University of Michelle tell known for being one of suits is most international universities located in the picturesque town of Marshall, tell students will find the university to be the ideal place to learn more about the world of sports management and what better country to study the sports industry than Switzerland , which happens to be a global centre for many of the world's most powerful sports organizations. As home to one of the top law faculties in Switzerland, students will learn about sports law and the legal aspect of sports final project once all three terms are completed. The course concludes with the final project where the student will demonstrate all that they have learned and apply their knowledge. They'll have to conduct original research whilst also showing creativity and independent thinking. The research project should investigate issues faced in the world of sport, and students will have to present their findings to especially invited audience of industry experts. Once completed, the graduates will receive a joint diploma which is presented by the three universities. Postgraduates will also be invited to become members of the F M A opening up exciting networking and career development opportunities. The FIFA master course presents postgraduate students with a unique and diverse experience . Classes will contain around 30 students, with an average of 20 different nationalities represented in each class. Artur Loy, a recent student of the course, had been a former professional skier, had the following to say about his experience. The great thing about the FIFA monsters that you meet people from all over the world and learn together sport is a great school of life. When you do it as a young person, it helps you learn values and hard work, teamwork and meeting other people from other backgrounds and other countries, the international and multidisciplinary nature of the course is specifically designed to help graduates broadened their skills. Learning about a wide range of subjects, the course aims to help prepare all graduates by giving them the skills necessary to thrive and build a successful career in the fast changing sports industry. Any graduate of the program will be in a great position to embark on their dream career in the world of sports management, able to network and meet with top industry executives as well as learning valuable skills for the course. At the end of the program, participants are expected to have acquired up to date information on cultural, economic and legal aspects of the sport in the modern world. Network within the sports industry, developed the capacity to work within a team, becomes self starting and flexible, learn research skills relevant to a career in sports business administration, and become aware of ethical issues and cultural diversity in sports. They're also expected to have developed management and administrative skills required for many positions in the sports industry and grasp the essentials off the legal frameworks within which the sports administrator operates 15. Executive Education: Executive Education, Harvard Business School, the business of entertainment, media and sports. I attended this executive education course in its second edition back in 2015. It was an intense week of great learning and, above all, networking. I had the privilege of gaining some valuable insights on the main Professor. Anita Alverson is an award winning teacher and scholar in this matter, not to mention sharing the dorm with Dwayne Wait. Not many people can claim that whilst the course is not football specific, many former players have attended, and this is also a great opportunity to slowly shift from an entertainment media career into a sports focused one introduction. Known as one of the top business schools in the world, the Harvard Business School makes educating leaders who make a difference in the world. Its mission, located in the City of Boston in the U. S. A Harvard is known around the world, is a center of learning and research. The Harvard Business School aims to provide a transformational learning and networking opportunity to execs from around the world. Those who attend the business school describe their experiences life changing and credit their career success to the school classes are built around case studies, small group projects and dynamic lectures which give opportunities to develop and broaden your skills whilst also working closely and learning from your peers. The world of entertainment and sport has. Bean has seen rapid growth in recent years thanks to the proliferation advancement of technology. The Internet in digital technology have transformed many aspects of these industries and have completely changed. Our products are developed and managed, and also how consumers connect with talent. This entertainment management course allows you to uncover new ways of driving revenue and success in today's global market. Through close up examination of businesses in the industry, you'll learn why some thrive and others failed. You'll discover the best ways to capitalize on Mac market disruptions and how to best establish a long term competitive advantage. The courses taught at the Harvard Business School campus in the USA by a team of world renowned educators, the business school faculty, who are recognized as groundbreaking researchers and award winning authors, have designed the course to be relevant to the complex issues facing business leaders around the world. Through a variety of teaching methods, You will learn about the best practices and winning streak, Saturday's across the film TV, publishing, music and, for this course and purpose, the sports industries. The program will provide you with important insights into the strategic planning involved in the entertainment industries who is the business of entertainment, media and sports. Executive education for the course is designed to be an effective education for those looking to increase their success in the media, entertainment and sports industries. This can include talents such as actors, performance musicians, professional athletes and any other person who works in the entertainment industries. The course is also well suited for agents, managers and those who represent talent working in these industries. Senior and mid level business executives who are involved in marketing and strategic planning will also find the course useful, particularly those who work or have aspirations to work for studios, networks of professional sports, clubs and organizations. You may also find scores beneficial to your career if you're an investor, promoter or consultant working in the sports or entertainment industry. Previous attendees of the course have included professional football players such as Brazil , internationals Kaka and any Elvis, former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Vander Sar and former Bush adult men and Turkish international midfielder Nuri Side. Other attendees include American football players, tennis players, N B. A star's famous actors and supermodels. What to expect on the business of entertainment, media and sports course. The program takes over several days, with the exact curriculum changing each year to stay up to date in the fast moving sports and entertainment industries. By the end of the course, you will have learned how to allocate business resources, effectively recognise and make better investments in talent, respond and take advantage of advances in digital technology and expand your professional and personal business network throughout the course will be taught through a variety of teaching methods to improve your learning experience and help you get the most out of the course. There will be interesting and challenging lectures, group projects and in depth case studies. The teaching will focus on three main topics over the three day course, launching and managing creative products and portfolios. This topic will analyze and discuss the best ways to launch a successful product or service . You will learn how to manage and allocate marketing and production budgets effectively. There will be opportunities to compare different business strategies, such as betting big on large blockbuster projects. Compared to several smaller broke projects. You will be introduced to new ways of engaging with audiences and learn how to develop strategies for digital markets. The topic will also cover new threats to revenue models such as piracy, and how to deal with changing consumer perceptions of a fair price managing and marketing talent. For this topic, you'll learn more about how to acquire developing market emerging talent in your respective industry. There will be discussion when it pays to be better top talent and how to structure and manage the contracts of both up and comers and big stars. You also learn how to deal with and collaborate with agencies and other intermediaries whilst also evaluating the effectiveness of strategies which rely on star talents. Responding to advances in digital technology, this topic talks about how the entertainment and sports landscape is changing due to online distribution. You learn about market disruptors and how new technology is shaping the way consumers interact with sports and entertainment. There will be discussions on how technology is helping to change the way talent sourced and an examination of strategies that succeed in the face of increasing competition benefits of the business of entertainment medium sports Executive education. The program will help you to develop and execute more effective business strategies. You'll be able to explore and discover translator shaping the entertainment and sports industries. The course puts the focus on developing your understanding of the industry from different viewpoints, helping to give you a more nuanced and insightful idea of how the industry operates. You would allies the business from the perspective of content producer, reseller, town manager and producer from completing the course, you'll gain the ability to balance, risk and reward in business. Learning out to better use resource is for strategic gain. The course also allows you to develop your understanding of how to use marketing, effectively taking different industry rolls into account. You learn about the challenges and opportunities you will face in the industry and how to prepare for them. The course will teach you about acquiring and developing teams and talent whilst also giving you the knowledge needed to make business deals with talent and their representatives. The course efforts is emphasises technology and how it's driving change in the entertainment and sports industries with the knowledge you gain on the course, you'll be able to capitalize on the growth of social media and online media platforms. You also be able to take advantage of new advances in technology and predict how technology me affect your business in the future. During the program, you'll have the chance to expand your professional network by connecting and discussing ideas with other course members. You'll be able to meet and work with accomplished executives from various backgrounds and industries across the world. The course gives a great opportunity for you to build relationships with peers who can provide insights into your business and potentially help guide your career. Football Industry Specific Participants Top names in the football industry that I've attended the Bends program include New Recien Admin Vander Sar, Mario Melchiot, Daniel Alves, Cochon, Gerard Pique, E. Sir Alex Ferguson has facilitated sessions at the bends as well. He interacts with students and shares insights about his groundbreaking principles and methodologies, which brought him UN presented achievements during his 26 year successful career at Manchester United. Jared Pick. It has also returned a number of times to share insights with participants on the bars, a case study, which deals with the success of the club's academy soccer model and its unique identity. One former footballer who decided to embark on the Harvard Business School courses new recited the Turkish international who made his career playing for bullies. League aside, boosted Orteman has big plans for his future career in football. Syme, who began his football career in the youth set up a Dorfman, has had a successful career in the top leaks at Portman. Siam played under Jurgen Klopp and was part of the squad which beat Bayern Munich to the domestic title and was voted the Bundesliga player of the season for his role in The Tramp . The midfielder has also had spells from Germany, playing beauty briefly for Real Madrid and Liverpool before returning to door. Now entering his thirties. Science recognizes that there is a life after his athletic careers over and wants to prepare in the best way. He speaks about his plans after completing the education which it took alongside his playing career and hands up big things to come. I have big plans after football to give back and to give my Children something to be proud off, not just to talk about how used to be a football player. For football players like Sahin, Daniela vis Cochon vendors are the Harvard Business School provides a place for them to learn about business practices and the ways that the football industry is affected by technology and consumer demand. The Executive Education is a great way to develop their career post pathetic retirement and provides re sources and information, which can be useful for those currently playing toe playing to learn more about the industry in which they work for the students. A very unique opportunity to meet, learn and interact with top football stars from all over the world. M. I t. Sports entrepreneur boot camp The second executive education model I want to talk about is the M. I T sports entrepreneur boot camp. This module is directed for those who have an entrepreneur a vein and are looking for ideas and how to enter the sports and football world Each year. New developments in technology and media helped to stimulate expansion of the rapidly growing sports industry, social media, analytics and technology fuel. Further innovation have paved the way for entrepreneurs to create new and exciting enterprises. Athletes and sports team are increasingly using technology to monitor measure. And ultimately, increased performance devices, which are now available in the market, are rapidly becoming more advanced, enabling athletes to extend their careers and get the most out of their bodies. The way sports are consumed is also facing rapid change with the proliferation of mobile devices and new ways of consuming content through social media. Just these two errors demonstrate the level of change facing the industry. For aspiring entrepreneurs who want to get involved in a rapidly growing football industry , the Almighty sports entrepreneur boot camp presents an amazing opportunity. People from all over the world come together to learn and share ideas relating to innovation, entrepreneurship and business planning. In the world of sports, the boot camp has talked by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. M. I T. As a world renowned university in the USA and mighty are always helping to shape the face of innovation and research across multiple industries. The school has a strong entrepreneurial culture, with companies set up by a looming having annual revenue of more than $1 trillion. Examples of companies founded by M. I T alumni include Hewlett Packard Dropbox first, Buzzfeed, Comptel and others for the boot camp program. Attendees will develop skills needed for innovations such as identifying problems and analyzing opportunities for innovation. There will also be an emphasis on developing entrepreneur skills, learning how to deal with challenges that face entrepreneurs and key processes used to bring new products and services to markets. Attendees was also be encouraged to sharpen their leadership skills, learning how to motivate and influence their team members. The whole boot camp will focus on the sports industry, in particular with those in attendance, learning about areas of opportunity in sports business and listening to leading experts in football and sports in general. But impact of new technologies, who is the sports entrepreneur boot camp for admission to the boot camp is highly selective , with applicants from all over the world meaning the courses attended by some of the brightest minds around the application process. Made up of two rounds, the first round evolves you applying with a filled out application form CV and a 62nd video introduction. If your application is successful, you'll then be invited for a video interview where the organizer's can learn more about you past attendees have included engineers, graduate students, corporate professionals, data scientists, athletes, educators and those in career transitions were interested in a career in sports. Successful applicants usually demonstrate the following qualities. Capacity of calculated risk finding and taking opportunities always carries a level of risk . Applicants were confident, and calculated risk takers often have the most success. With sports entrepreneur boot camp open and critical thinking to develop and succeed in your ventures, you need a willingness to collaborate and take on new ideas. Those who can combine critical thinking with an open mind will do well on this course. Focus on community. Great teams make amazing companies and content average ideas into life changing innovation . The ideal candidate will be able to put the team above themselves and will show a proven track record of helping in their community initiative. With follow through, anyone can start a new enterprise, but what separates thriving businesses from those that fail is the follow through. Applicants who don't just start new ventures but will persevere when the going gets tough are most likely to succeed on the course. What to expect from the sports entrepreneur boot camp. The course was designed by M. I. T. Who place an emphasis on learning by doing the boot camp will focus on allowing those in attendance to learn through practical means through peer learning mentorships and workshops , as well as teaching sessions and discussions. Attendees will be placed into teams helping to forge new connections and share ideas with one another. The six day course will cover topics relating to innovation and entrepreneurship in the sports industry. You'll develop a view of how new technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of things and platform solutions help to shape innovation on and off the field . The course will provide you with a tool kit of key concepts, frameworks and best practices for entrepreneurial thinking. Over six days, you work together with your teammates, some of whom do not have English as their mother tongue to help identify and solve a challenge in the sports industry. This will help to develop listening and leadership skills while also giving you a chance to show your ability to innovate and problem solved. Teams will present their ideas at the end of the week and receive feedback to help further develop their ideas throughout the week. Those in attendance will be able to hear from guest speakers where industry professionals past examples of guest speakers include Dr Peter Gorelick, the managing director, off 18 99 Hoffenheim Guy Arun, the CEO and co founder of playmaker and professional. And Professor Dietmar, who'd Maher distinguished professional at the Queensland University of Technology. You'll be able to learn directly from these business leaders and experts hearing them explained challenges and issues in their industry and how you can help to overcome benefits of the M. I T. Sports entrepreneur boot camp. The boot camp gives you a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the sports industry. Wall sharing ideas with similarly minded individuals were hoping to start their own sports enterprises. The world reknowned M. I T University designed the course and aims to provide you with a practical focused whilst also encouraging innovation and teamwork. The course, especially useful for those were planning on founding their own enterprise in the sports industry or have already founded their own company. The subjects covered are designed to help entrepreneurs who understand the sports industry and encourage innovation and the use of technology. When faced with challenges, you'll be taught by experienced Electra, Cher's from both M. I T. And the Auto Beasant Time School of Management. Once the boot camp has been completed, you'll receive a certificate of qualification from M I T University. In addition to the world class teaching given by the boot camp, attendees will also have the chance to network and share ideas. Teamwork is encouraged, and working together closely will help to forge close relationships with entrepreneurs from all over the world. You have the opportunity to learn together and become part of a unique network of boot camp attendees, leading to future opportunities with business leaders. Alongside the chance to network with fellow students of the course. You will also be able to meet and listen to industry experts. Professionals in the sports industry will share their knowledge and experience in the field and allow you to find out more about the challenges that will face your own enterprise. Managing Director off Hoffenheim was a guest speaker at the previous boot camp. He gave a talk about digital data analysis and how big data was being utilized by Hoffenheim football when us about his experience at the boot camp, yet the following to say as a club. We wanted to get to know new perspectives, which is why we participate in the organization of the boot camp. A comprehensive commitment of football means more than just a result of the pitch. In order for us to be able to develop further, we need to be grounded in science. In my discussions with Professor Smith on the M I T team, I learned many things that could take our club to the next level. Professor Sasha Smith, the director of the Center of Sports and Management at the Auto Base High School of Management, had the following to say about the boot camp. The participants of the first M I T boot camp are pioneers in the field of sports business . I am sure that many will have great careers in sports. They all follow their passion and bring the right spirit to to be successful. Without m i t. We will not have been able to bring people from 28 countries together. I would like to thank them on our partners. Which Football League on Hoffenheim former Olympian Inga Status Laurenti decided to move into the world of business after her athletic career finished the Lithuanian javelin thrower saw the potential benefit in applying to the M. I T. Entrepreneurship boot camp in sports. I learned that if you're passionate about achieving your dreams, you need the best coaches, she explained. I found those coaches from my business at the M I T Global Entrepreneurship Boot camp. After completely the boot camp, Inga went on to launch her online training program for athletes. She credits the knowledge and Support gang from the boot camp for success. Since completing the course, you get exhausted mentally and emotionally when you're building a business. But having the support of the global entrepreneurship community and the ability to tap into the shared knowledge base of such a diverse group of people is priceless. 16. Conclusion: building your career in the football industry. Working in the football industry is a dream for many, but the industry is notably difficult to enter. You will need to be highly competitive and willing to hold and develop your skills to succeed in the fast moving football business. With the expanding popularity of the sport, it is easy to see why progressively more people are interested in working in football all over the world. The football industry is reaching new heights as demand for the sport increases. Emerging football markets like China and the USA are fooling massive growth of football leagues across the world. This growth is leading to football clubs and businesses being more profitable than ever. The increasing flow of money into the sport means a higher standard of businesses needed. Executive positions in the football industry are becoming highly sought after by talented people from all over the world. If you're hoping to work in the football industry, you will need to excel in your education and take advantage of all of the opportunities offered to you and this conclusion. You will find further information about different education courses, including further education that you can take to learn more about football industry you will read about the different learning resource is available on ways in which you can increase your chances of finding your dream job. They're also be information about starting your own football related business and how to find how to build a strong professional network to help advance your career. Education. If you're hoping to work in the football industry, your education is the most important aspect for you to focus on no matter what kind of position you hope to work in. Your level of education will be one of the key points that employers look at when deciding whether to hire you. Having a higher level of education will unlock new opportunities for you in your career. Education can give you further knowledge about industry. It also allows you to work in executive level positions. You can find more general courses about sports management, sports, science and sports psychology at major universities around the world. During these courses, you will often find modules that focus on the football industry. These allow you to specialize in football related topics. In addition, many universities in the UK and across Europe are starting to offer courses aimed at those specifically interested in the football industry. For those seeking executive level positions in the world of football, you have much to gain by applying for business or sports management courses. From here, you can specialize in more football related topics later on in your education. The specialisation can come either through a master's program or through executive learning courses. Through these kind, of course, is you'll be able to learn about business and sports management practices. They will teach you how the industry operates and the different types of management styles you will need to develop. To be successful in your career. Learning resource is to be successful in any career. Lifelong learning is necessary, and the football business is no different. Considering the growth of the industry, new developments and innovations changed the face of the industry. Each year, you risk being left behind. If you do not adapt, you need to take advantage of all the different learning. Resource is available to stay on top of changes in the industry. It is important to make sure that you have the knowledge needed to perform at the highest level to expand your knowledge of the football industry, You can read countless books on the subject. Experienced scholars and researchers who are knowledgeable about the subject of the football industry helped to write and add new books each year. These books share insights and information about the state of the industry and how it operates. You can also find many podcasts about football on the business side of the sport. Online recent years have seen a big increase in the number of podcasts available. Those interested in learning more about the football industry confined many different podcasts, sharing interviews with executives, managers and football business owners. Through podcasts, you can learn a great deal was they usually feature interviews with people directly involved in the industry. There are many valuable insights to be gained through these kinds of interviews, and you'll be able to use and apply the knowledge in your own career. Some universities will also share learning material with their alumni. If you graduated from a university or college, they might send your new information news and material on the football or sports industry. This information is free, and you should make the most out of the opportunity to learn more about the industry volunteering something else that employers always look for when choosing a candidate for a position is their previous experience. When you're first starting out in the industry, this could be hard to secure. Without experience, you may have trouble proving to employers that you're competent. One way you can avoid this problem is by looking for and taking volunteer opportunities in the football industry, you will find that there are many great chances to learn more about how the business works through volunteering. Many lower level football clubs and organizations are in dire need of volunteers to help run and manage their routine activities. If you're looking to build your experience and knowledge, this is a great place to start. You will find the organization. Management of small clubs and organizations is the same as their larger counterparts. This means that all of the skills you gain will be transferrable when it comes to applying for jobs. If you already have volunteering experience in the football industry, you will be a step ahead of many other candidates. Much of what you learnt and experienced during your time as a volunteer will also help to shape your career, giving you an insight into the way clubs are run. One of the most rewarding events to volunteer for in the football industry is in one of the major international tournaments, such as the Euro Championships or the World Cup. There are thousands of opportunities across a range of different roles, including event management, ticketing, hospitality, broadcasting and more. The's volunteering roles are not just a way to help develop your skills and experience, but also give you a chance to take part in a huge global event. Building your network. The importance of networking and building your career should not be underestimated. A professional network is a goal to achieve as you spend time in the industry. It refers to the connections you make with your lecturers, classmates, colleagues, bosses on more. If you want to develop your career in a competitive industry like the football industry, you have to be able to build and maintain a network. Your network is a way for you to connect and speak to other professionals working in the industry. You can share information and job opportunities with one another. You will make connections throughout your career. Education on volunteering. There are also other ways in which you can effectively build your professional contents. Like other industries, the football industry regularly holds networking events. For those working or interested in working in sports and football, attending a networking event gives you the chance to meet and speak to other like minded people like you. They will be looking to increase their network and share knowledge of their jobs. You can learn a great deal from these kind of events and potentially grow your network. This could help to unlock further career opportunities in the future. Many universities will also hold networking events for students and a little night or 10. You can build professional connections at these events and listen to talks from industry professionals about what it's like to work in the business. As in a luminous, you'll still be invited to these events long after you graduate, giving you a great way to stay up to date With the industry finding internships and jobs When it comes to looking for work in the football industry, there are several different ways you can begin your search. First of all, if you're finding it difficult to obtain a job without already having experience, you may be better off applying for internship positions. An internship is a chance for you to get your initial entry into the industry and usually has a lower bar for entry than a forgery. Often, interns end up being hired in full time roles by the company. They intern that so it is a great way for you to not only pick up more experience but also find full time employment if you impress. Often, universities will offer work placements of part of their courses, the's air similar to internships, and that you'll be given a role inside a company working in the industry. You can often pick what kind of company would like to work for allowing you to do something related to the football industry. A work placement gives you the chance. Learn valuable vocational skills that will be needed in your career. If you're searching for a full time employment. In the business of football and sport, there are numerous job offers you can attend. The job fair allows you to meet with potential employers and recruiters. They often featured speakers from the industry that can share insights into their work and even give advice and looking for employment, universities will often hold or invite students and a little known to job fairs. Not only can you hear directly from employers about what they're looking for in candidates , but you will also be able to network and apply to jobs that interest you. Job sites can also be a great place to find employment, and you'll find several sites online that cater exclusively to the sport and football industries. With a specialist job site, you can quickly find jobs. They're suited to you filtering by job type and location to find your ideal job. Often, they also allow you to upload your CV, meaning that recruiters and potential employers can talk. Contact you directly with job offers. Further education. If you have already completed a bachelor, you might find that your career opportunities expand further. If you go on to complete a master's degree, the last is agreed. Particulary an MBA can give you a higher chance of landing an executive level job in the football industry. Although you can take a standard MBA such as business management or similar, many universities are starting to offer more specialized courses for students particularly interested in the football industry. All over Europe. There are business schools and leading universities, which now offer MBA programs focused on providing the next generation of football executives with the best possible education. The Masters course can help you to reach new heights in your career by showing employers that you have a highly specialized, an extensive education about sports and the football industry. Usually based around a 12 month program, you'll be able to further your education walls, taking a short break from employment. Some courses even allow you to take them part time, allowing you to complete the masters while still working at your current job alongside master's degrees. You can also learn more about the football industry from industry specific conferences and seminars. These events hosted all over the world, allow you to hear from business leaders events such a, the World Football Summit and Soccerex presented in these with key information about the industry. Here, you'll be able to listen to discussions are new and relevant topics currently affecting the business. Sam You're sessions such as a football insight. Siri's at the Jahnke Wife Institute gives attendees of focused insight into how the football industry works. Senators are a fantastic way to expand your knowledge around the subject. In a short time, you can gain knowledge from those who work directly in the industry. Topics will give relevant information about current challenges facing those working in the industry. You will also be able to learn more about a specific area of the industry that interests you. Further. Education also presents an excellent way for you to network and build professional connections. Courses, seminars and conferences will be attended by people work or want to work in the industry so you'll be able to meet like minded fool entrepreneurship. For alternative way to enter the football industry, you might consider starting your own business. With the size of the market growing each year, new startups were having considerable success over all hours of the industry. If you have an idea for a way in which you can help to improve the game, you may be better suited to branching out on building a start up around your idea. Whether you're interested in media, data technology or other areas, there are many opportunities to build and grow a successful startup in the football industry. Numerous universities will have modules and initiatives aimed at increasing student interest and enterprises and entrepreneurship. During your time at university, you'll be supported and given the chance to grow and develop your startup, some universities will even run competitions and events for enterprising students. These will allow you to receive advice and guidance from other entrepreneurs. Starting your own enterprise can be an excellent way to build your experience and knowledge of the industry whilst also developing a successful business. Even if you do not succeed in your venture, you're a temporal look impressive to potential employers by showing them that you would like to take initiative and have the confidence and experience needed to succeed in the industry. If football was your passion, then you will find the football industry to be an especially rewarding and exciting field toe working. There are roles available for all types of work. Whether you're interested in broadcasting and media finance, look, law coaching and more entering the football industry can seem daunting at first. Even with the size of the industry, competition for jobs could be fears. You'll need to excel at your subject and show real talent and commitment to developing your skills. With this course, you should be able to take the necessary steps to build your career and become successful in the industry. Good luck