What knowledge areas and key topics do industry leaders need to know? Simply, earning a Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports certificate is the ideal way to start.
Through faculty-led video content and interviews with key industry players, this 100% online eight-week course gives you an insider’s view of some of the hottest topics in sports today. You’ll begin with a primer on the structure of the major sports leagues and the role of their respective commissioners. Then you’ll examine the impact concussions, athlete safety, and other issues have on the sports industry, as well as review the roles and responsibilities of sports agents. What becomes evident is how transferrable these issues are to any sport in the industry; all from the perspective of industry experts who have seen it and experienced it from several different viewpoints.
This is the first course leading to a Certificate in Business and Law of Sports from the prestigious Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. This is your chance to set yourself apart from others with a credential that expands your expertise in a broad range of current issues across the sports profession.
This course is ideal for any sports industry professional, or industry newcomer looking to gain the inside track to be able to address prevalent topics within sports law and bolster their credentials for advancement within the sports industry. It will help you gain an understanding of the similarities and differences in operational structure involved in many different levels of organized sports, as well as some of the legal matters you must tackle from a complex industry.
The Role of the Commissioner
Contract Law and Baseball Antitrust Exemption
Register today and earn 45 PDUs, 4.5 CEUs for $1,980.
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