Certified Sports Manager


Ultimate Add on course for MBA students/holders, which ensure a better career. Limited seats. Hurry up

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June 1, 2017
6 months


Sijin B T
Chief Sports Architect
Jibu Gibson


Ernakulam, Bengaluru, Aurangabad & Distance Mode   View map


Management , Sports , vocational

Add value to your MBA with Certified Sports Manager

The scope of sports industry never limits to athletes, coaches and sports goods manufacturers. Sports industry offers great jobs like Sports Agent, Sports PR, Sports Development Manager, Sports Facility Manager, Sports Marketing Manager, Business Manager for Sports Team, Clubhouse Manager and many more. Most of these jobs are more rewarding and exciting. Passion to sports and good business acumen are the basic qualities a sports management professional requires.

Professional Sport Management programmes provides many opportunities explore a range of dynamic career opportunities available in the developing Indian sport industry and global sports industry including the public, non-profit, and commercial sectors; students will be prepared for positions in management, marketing, public relations, communications, facility and event management, sales, program development, and human resource management.

CSM is the unique blend of practical application and theory that immerses the student into the various aspects of sports business. It provides students the aptitude, business acumen and opportunities to develop a promising career at the forefront of the changing sport business.

Certified Sports Manager (CSM) is a 6 months professional programme exclusively designed for MBA students and MBA degree holders. Our B-schools are producing thousands of management graduates every year. Unfortunately, most of these graduates fall in the unemployment or underemployment basket due to various reasons such as cut-throat competition, limited opportunities and poor training. Now, MBA students and MBA holders can add value to MBA by certified in Professional Sports Management.

CSM will give the opportunity to grab the best managerial jobs in Sports industry. The opportunities are vast and our training will help our students to be the best candidate for the industry.

This programme covers all the aspects of Sports and sports industry.


MBA/PGDBA degree holders or MBA/PGDBA students who have completed the First semester of MBA/PGDBA


6 months

Course Outline

  • Origin of Sports and Sports Innovation
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Business Economics
  • Sports People Management
  • Sports Engineering and facility management
  • Sports laws and regulation
  • Strategic sports management
  • Language of Sports and Sports aesthetics
  • Sports Analytics
  • Sports Research & Allied Businesses

(Contents of the programme may change frequently due to our Quality Policy and Research process in order to make the course best suit to the industry demands)


Professional Sports Management programme students will get opportunities to utilise their management skills and apply concepts & theories acquired in CSM/PGDSM programme to real‐life sports business functions or dilemmas. Apart from challenging our students to analyse & resolve complex sports business issues, such integrative projects also allow them to work with a broad range of organisations to define & solve strategic problems, explore business opportunities, enhance competitiveness, and improve organisational & managerial effectiveness.

Career Opportunities

Sports Agent, Sports PR, Sports Development Manager, Sports Facility Manager, Sports Marketing Manager, Business Manager for Sports Team, Clubhouse Manager, Health Club Manager , Player Contract Manager, School Athletics Director, Sports Events Coordinator, Sports Merchandiser and many more.


Assessment is an ongoing process aimed at understanding and improving student learning. We are following a continuous assessment system to ensure maximum learning effectiveness. The assessment objectives are classified into: 1) Knowledge and Understanding, 2) Application of the concepts learned and 3) Performing skills. Theory is assessed continuously by a mixture of assessment strategies including essays, examinations, reports, portfolio and seminars. Practice is verified by your mentor and assessed through coursework. The assessment methods may change subject by subject.

Learning and Teaching Methods

A wide range of teaching methods is used including lectures, seminars, group works, virtual learning, directed study, work-based practice and workshops. The aim is to involve you in your own development and to develop a range of specific and transferable skills.

Certification Requirements

  1. Completion of all subjects
  2. 85% attendance
  3. 50% marks in theory exams and 60% in practical exams
  4. Must have completed 100% coursework
  5. Successful completion of internship
  6. Adherence to SMRI norms, guidelines and deadlines

Fee & Other Details

Please contact our Learning Manager @ +91 8891675259


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