Professional Sports Management module as popular as ever

Each year, second-year students selecting the Professional Sports Management module participate in a Bangor students deliver their group presentation to Neil Doncaster, Head of the Scottish Premier League, at Norwich City FCBangor students deliver their group presentation to Neil Doncaster, Head of the Scottish Premier League, at Norwich City FCtwo-day study visit to Norwich City FC which enables them to see how the theory they are introduced to in lectures can be applied to organisations in a real-world setting.  Led by Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League, and Professor John Goddard, Deputy Head of Bangor Business School, the visit includes talks by senior staff at Norwich City and gives students a feel for life in the boardroom of a large football club. The visit also includes the first piece of assessed work for the module: a group presentation of responses to a crisis management scenario. If you have a keen interest in sport, this could be the module for you!

“Another well organised and enjoyable trip with Bangor Business School. This module gives great insight into sports management and how the press works. I thoroughly enjoyed learning from Neil Doncaster on what it takes to have a career in sports and I feel this has helped a lot in my further career choice. Anybody with an interest in sports MUST choose this module.” - Luke Edwards – Year 2 Business Studies and Marketing 

“I definitely made the right decision choosing the Professional Sports Management module. The trip to Norwich provided an invaluable opportunity to see how the taught elements of the module are implemented in a large organisation, and being able to speak to key staff members gave me a real insight into what it would be like to work in the field of professional sport.”- Sion Hill – Year 2 Business Studies and Marketing

Publication date: 10 January 2012