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International sports Management 1

The sports management minor gives you an insight in the international sports industry: Who are participating, which companies are involved, what is the actual government policy, how is the sports sector organized in your country, what are the benefits of sports, which ethical issues are involved, what is the impact of big sports events like London 2012, World Championships Germany 2006, what is the impact of Everton and Liverpool FC in the Liverpool Economy.

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  • Semester: spring
  • Amount of ECTS: 15
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  • Indoor sports
  • Professional behavior
  • Sport structure
  • Finance in the sports industry
  • Impact of sports on society
  • Costs and benefits of sports,
  • Sociological aspects
  • Sports policy
  • History of sports
  • Ethics
  • Trends
  • Sport and health
  • Lacrosse
  • Frisbee
  • Cricket

Number of credits: 15 ECTS

Methods: Guest lectures, PBL, Research Presentations

Examination: Company Visits, Sports clinics, Open questions, Organisation Sports clinic – group assignment


  • Knows the history of sports
  • Knows the structure of the sports sector of his other country(local, regional, national)
  • Knows the benefits of sport
  • Knows the impact of sport on society
  • Knows the national and international trends in
  • Knows the government policy of his/her country
  • Knows the impact of big sports events
  • Can organize a sports clinic
  • Developing a vision of trends in the environment, developing relationships, networks and chains
  • Analyzing policy issues, translating them into policy objectives and alternatives, and preparing for decision-making
  • Directing in networks
  • Initiating, creating and marketing products, services; independently and enterprising
  • Setting up business and organizational processes
  • Self-steering competency: intrapersonal
  • Social and communicative competency: interpersonal
  • Organizational structure: International Class of max. 48 students
  • Remarks: Dublin descriptors: According to the competences of NVMS

Minor offered by:

School of Leisure Management in cooperation with:

  • Lasaulec Aris Professional Basketbal
  • Manchester United
  • Copini City Survival
  • Bewegingscentrum Leeuwarden
  • SC Heerenveen
  • Coach@score