DIRECTION OF THE PROGRAM
Marcos Picalló Aguilar
Josep F. Vandellos Alamilla
The Global Master in sports Management and Legal Skills with FCB is aimed and focused on the sector of lawyers, business, economic and sports management, or other persons who are already holding a university degree in those areas, who have proved experience and knowledge in the field of Sports.
As it is ISDE’s philosophy we do not only mean our students to reach the most up to date knowledge about Sports Law, but to acquire the skills that will help them to reach their professional goals.
To do so we count on an academic staff composed by the most important lecturers related to the Sports Law world. Their commitment in making of this program the best online master in sports management and legal skills is the guarantee of its unequalled quality.
Why choose the Master in the 8M’s of Artificial Intelligence Marketing?
- The faculty of this master is formed by the most recognized professionals of the international sports world.
- You will learn all the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to direct and manage sports institutions.
- Job exchange in which sports organizations collaborate and offices of lawyers of reference for a fast integration where they select to excellently formed professionals.
- The Master include an optional sports week in Switzerland where you will visit UEFA headquarters and receive practical training in leading sports institutions and law firms, also can choose a unique business and negotiation week in New York City at the Columbia University campus. Students will attend a Graduation ceremony and cocktail the last day. They all will receive a certificate of attendance.
- Teaching methodology based on a combination of practical cases, lectures, institutional visits and professional practices.
- Some of the professional careers after finishing the Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills: Management of sports organizations, Law Offices, Sports Agent, Sports Consulting, Sports Equipment Industry, Sports Centers, Federations, Leagues, Clubs and Associations, Training and education, Management in sports service companies, Organization of sporting events.
- Tutorials and master classes, tutorials designed to solve all your queries through chat or conference. Teachers or the director of the program will respond with chat and include examples and practical exercises to achieve full understanding of the syllabus. The master classes are extraordinary classes to complement the training given by experts in the field. They are recorded and are always available at the platform.
- Active Teacher, the cloister and the academic direction of our programs are an active part of them. Our teachers give classes including study materials and practical exercises, offer tutoring, prepare and correct exams and evaluate the final grade. The entire faculty of FC Barcelona and ISDE has knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies.
- The student is the great protagonist, our online training method is fully compatible with your personal and work life. Print your own study pace and choose when to start and finish your training.
- Academic tutor, a personal tutor will guide you, guide and solve all your doubts, such as academic procedures, procedures or subjects.
- Referenced program Financial Times.
1. ORGANIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL STRUCTURE OF SPORTS
- International Federations
- Olympic International Committee and Olympic International Academy
- EU and sports organizations
- Analysis of state structures
2. SPORTS ENTITIES
- National and territorial sports federations
- Professional leagues
- Other entities
- Financial structure (budget and budgetary control, insolvency)
- Good governance in sports institutions / Corporate Social Responsibility
- US system
3. MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF COMPETITIONS AND SPORTS
- Contractual legal structures
- Financial structures
- Management and exploitation of sports facilities
4. REGULATION OF THE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE IN SPORTS
- International regulations and their application
- Comparative analysis
5. SANCTIONS IN SPORTS
- Regulations and comparative analysis
6. DOPING AND SPORTS
- Regulation against doping in various countries: United States, Canada, Italy, France, Spain
- W.A.D.A structure and organization, and The World Anti-Doping Code
7. DISPUTE RESOLUTION MECHANISM: ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
- Mediation and arbitration in sports
- TAS: structure and function
- International comparative study on arbitration tribunals (ECA, BAT, TAF, TEAD, etc.)
8. STATUS AND TRANSFERS OF PLAYERS
- Contract models
- Transfers and loans of players (national/international)
- Influence of FIFA regulations (Statutes of players)
- Training compensation / Solidarity mechanism
9. REPRESENTATION AND INTERMEDIATION
- Concept and execution
- Players’ agents/FIFA
- European Agency contract model. State examples
10. LABOR REGULATION IN SPORTS
- Sport and work in the EU
- Professional athletes / amateur athletes
- Comparative analysis of state regulations
- Alterations in the development of the employment relationship: national teams
- The free movement of workers vs. restriction clauses
- EU rules on recognition of professional qualifications in the field of sport
11. TAXATION SYSTEM IN SPORTS
- Comparative analysis
- Direct and indirect taxes
- Tax benefits
- Tax planning
- Taxation of income from exploitation of image rights
- Taxation of sponsorship
12. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
- Players’ image rights
- Brands and distinctive signs
- Protection of sports broadcasting rights
- Impact of the de-regulated markets on competitive balance in European Sports
13. SPORTS SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENTS
- Definition. Comparative Law practical analysis
- The right to commercially exploit the image of athletes
- Image rights contracts / Merchandising
14. SPORTS MARKETING
- Sports entities and sporting events marketing
- Sports marketing and new technologies: social networks
- Audiovisual rights: broadcasting of sports events
15. COMMUNICATION AND MANAGEMENT IN SPORTS
16. RISKS AND SPORTS ASSURANCE
- Liability in sports
- Risk management
- Sports insurance
17. ETHICS AND INTEGRITY IN SPORTS
- Etical codes. Protection of sports values
- Combating corruption in sports
- Match-fixing and sports betting
18. DIRECTION OF SPORTS ENTERPRISES
- Strategic planning
- Management and financing of sports organizations
- Human resources management
- Corporate Social Responsibility
19. SPORTS EVENT ORGANIZATION
- Management of international events
- Exploitation of assetsns
Marcos Picalló Aguilar
Academic Relations Manager Fútbol Club Barcelona
Lawyer, entrepreneur and a professional in the Sports Industry, nowadays he is responsible for the academic and institutional relations of the Barça Innovation Hub, before his job in Futbol Club Barcelona he worked as project manager and business development for Formula E and Indy Car Series in the US. He also worked in Marketing & PR in the Orange County SC of the USL in California. As well as collaborating in the formation of FEVeS, Spanish Federation of Videogames & eSports and working in Chapman Group, a Sports Marketing Agency that has englobes Media such as SportYou & Basket4Us.
Bachelor in Law per the Complutense University of Madrid, diplomate in Marketing per the University Centre Villanueva, Master in Business & Sports Management per the University of California and MBA in Sports Management in the Real Madrid Business School (European University Laureate).
Josep F. Vandellos Alamilla
International Sports Lawyer
Josep F. Vandellos Alamilla is an international sports lawyer and academic based in Valencia (Spain), he sits as member of the Editorial Board of the publication Football Legal and since 2017 he is the Director of the Global Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills FC Barcelona – ISDE (on-line edition).
He graduated in law at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and holds a Masters degree in International and European Community Law from Universite de Paris-1 Sorbonne. He regularly writes articles for different specialised publications such as Football Legal or the Asser International Sports Law Blog.
During the past years he has assisted and worked with a great number of international athletes, sports federations, leagues, clubs, coaches, agents, assisting them in their day-to-day activities, negotiations, transfers, contractual and disciplinary conflicts, acquiring a unique experience in the sports industry.