BUS-L 329 Topics in Business Law & Ethics: Sports Industry Workshop II
- 16 weeks
- 1.5 credits
- Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Sports Industry Workshop
This course is designed to (i) help prepare students for a career in sports by honing their ability to analyze and solve problems of the sort routinely faced by professionals in the industry, and (ii) allow students to continue to develop their understanding of the sports industry and their professional network within it. The bulk of the class will focus on three projects throughout the course of the semester. For each project, students will be assigned to a team and expected to analyze the issues involved in the case before preparing a set of recommendations in the form of a PowerPoint and oral presentation. Thus, by the end of the course, students should be able to work constructively as a member of a team to analyze a given business situation and to prepare and present clear and well-supported recommendations. At the same time, students will also continue to enhance their understanding of the current issues facing the sports industry, as well as their professional connections within the field. In addition to additional visits from guest speakers throughout the semester, the class will also go on several trips, presenting a variety of educational and networking opportunities.