P G Diploma in Sports Management

You will not miss this course if you love sports. It will make your passion, your profession. Limited seats. Join today

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August 2, 2021
12 months


Sijin B T
Chief Sports Architect
Jibu Gibson
Chief Sports Revolutionary


Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram & Distance Mode   View map


Sports Management

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Thinking MBA. Think PGDSM for better opportunities

The scope of the sports industry never limits to athletes, coaches and sports goods manufacturers. The 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 for sports and good business acumen are the basic qualities a sports management professional requires.

Professional Sport Management programmes provide many opportunities explore a range of dynamic career opportunities available in the developing Indian sports 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.

Thinking about an exciting career full of fun, friends and fortune, s the best choice. PGDSM will provide a concrete knowledge base in Management and will help to explore the wonderful world of Sports Management. PG Diploma in Sports Management (PGDSM) is a 12 months professional programme for graduates and post-graduates.

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


Any Graduate/Post Graduate


12 months


Course Outline

First Semester

  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Economics
  • Business Finance
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Principles of Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Operations Management
  • Origin of Sports and Sports Innovation

Second Semester

  • 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)

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.

PGDSM offers big opportunities for Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd) and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) graduates. Apart from the above mentioned opportunities, PDGSM helps BPEd and BPT graduates to explore more avenues in their respective fields like physical education, coaching, sports medicine and fitness management etc.


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. The theory is assessed continuously by a mixture of assessment strategies including essays, examinations, reports, portfolio and seminars. The practice is verified by your mentor and assessed through coursework. The assessment methods may change the subject by subject.


Recently, SMRI has developed FORMULA EX, the unique pedagogy by combining LEARN – PLAY – WORK – INVENT, the basic foundation of FORMULA 1 RACING. SMRI’s Pedagogy Development Team which includes Industry Experts, Subject Experts, Instruction Designers, Teachers and Alumni has successfully integrated the 4 elements of FORMULA 1 into SMRI’s academic system and developed the trial version of FORMULA EX in 2018. After trials and errors, SMRI developed new pedagogy named ‘FORMULA EX’ (Formula for Excellence) in November 2019 and implemented it for the 2020 January batch.

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 the internship
  6. Adherence to SMRI norms, guidelines and deadlines

Fee & Other Details

Please contact our Learning Manager @ +91 8891675259

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You will not miss this course if you love sports. It will make your passion, your profession. Limited seats. Join today

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Play the maximum to learn competitiveness, cooperation, collaboration, winning and many more which we can't learn from any classroom or book.


Add thinking to your learning. You can experience the power of learning now. Your thoughts will take you to the horizons which you have never imagined.


Work is worship. Chance to do whatever you learn will bring experience, expertise and exposure together. Experience will bring perfection.


Play, Learn & Work will set your mind to invent new. Mind will not roam around problems, but it will find out better solutions.


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