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Global Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills


Dev Kumar Parmar
Luis Fernando Pamplona




Start: April





Introduction and objectives

The Global Master’s in Sports Management and Legal Skills is aimed at and focused on lawyers, business managers, economists, sports managers, and other individuals who already hold a university degree in these areas and have demonstrated experience and knowledge in the field of sports.

At ISDE, our philosophy is not only to provide our students with the most up-to-date knowledge in Sports Law and Management but also to equip them with the skills needed to achieve their professional goals.

To this end, we have an academic faculty composed of the most important professors related to the world of Sports Law and Management. Their commitment to making this program the best online master’s in sports management and legal skills is a guarantee of its unparalleled quality.

The faculty for this master’s program consists of the most recognized professionals in the international sports world.

You will learn all the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to lead and manage sports institutions.

  • The teaching methodology is based on a combination of practical cases, lectures, institutional visits, and professional internships.
  • Some career opportunities after completing the Master’s in Sports Management and Legal Skills include: management of sports organizations, law firms, sports agents, sports consulting, sports equipment industry, sports centers, federations, leagues, clubs and associations, education and training, management in sports service companies, and sports event organization.
  • Professors or the program director will respond via chat and include examples and practical exercises to ensure complete understanding of the syllabus. Master classes are extraordinary sessions to complement the training provided by experts in the field. These classes are recorded and always available on the platform.
  • The active faculty, the academic staff, and the program directors are an integral part of our programs. Our professors deliver classes that include study materials and practical exercises, offer tutorials, prepare and grade exams, and evaluate the final grade. All ISDE faculty are knowledgeable in Information and Communication Technologies.
  • The student is the main focus; our online training method is fully compatible with your personal and professional life. You can set your own pace of study and choose when to start and finish your training.
  • This program is recognized by the Financial Times.

New in this edition: we have added two Zoom classes with the professor (on Tuesdays and Thursdays) to delve deeper into each topic.

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Dr. Marc Lenz
DFL Head of Corporate Strategy; UEFA Club Licensing Committee

Fernando Delgado

Fernando Delgado
Client Services Executive. Sponsorship Department at Real Madrid CF


Alvaro Manuel Gil Baquero
Lawyer at Atlético de Madrid

Inigo Riestra

Íñigo Riestra
International Affairs Director at Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación A.C.


Alberto Díaz Lorente
Legal Counsel at LaLiga Competition Operations Department


Nicole A. Santiago
Coordinator, Player Relations & Competition at Major League Soccer

Marissa Sunio

Marissa Sunio
Legal Counsel at WADA

Wouter Lambrecht Fcb

Wouter Lambrecht
Attorney at Law at FC Barcelona

Jake Williams

Jake Williams
Legal Counsel at Sportradar AG

Pedro Varas

Pedro Varas
Responsible for Integrity at LaLiga

Estefano Malvestio

Stefano Malvestio
Attorney at Law at Bichara & Motta Advogados

Eduard J Scott

Eduard J. Scott
Chief Operations Officer at Euroleague Basketball

Jose Oliveira

José Carlos Oliveira
Lawyer at Sporting Clube de Portugal

David Barrufet

David Barrufet
Handball Manager FC Barcelona

Guillermo Amilibia

Guillermo Amilibia
Legal Department at Real Sociedad


Tiran Gunawardena
Associate (Sports Law) at Mills & Reeve

Koji Alumni

Koji Nakata
Chief Relationship Officer at Kashima Antlers

Ornella Desiree

Ornella Desirée Bellia
Head of Legal Affairs at the European Leagues

Marc Cavaliero

Marc Cavaliero
Partner at Kleiner & Cavaliero AG

Takehiko Nakamura 0

Takehiko Nakamura
President and CEO of Blue United Corporation

Oleg Zadubrovsbky

Oleg Zadubrovskiy
Head of Legal at FC Zenit

Carlos Perez

Carlos Pérez
LaLiga Chief Executive Officer

Benoit Pasquier 0

Benoit Pasquier
General Counsel & Director of Legal Affairs of the Asian Football Confederation


Marco Vedovatti
Associate at Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira

Andres Galicia

Andrés Galicia
Director of Sports Marketing at Televisa Deportes


Michaela Pietraszko
Legal Counsel at UEFA

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Gauthier Bouchat
Legal Counsel chez FIFA

Robert Prograncz

Robert Pongracz
Vice President of the Romanian Football League

Catherine Pitre

Catherine Pitre
Head of Case Management at Sport Resolutions (UK)


Gursimran Brar
Legal Counsel at Asian Football Confederation

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Natalie St. Cyr Clarke
Legal Affairs Manager at FIBA

Arturo Galvan

Arturo Galván
Legal Department at Málaga CF

Ryan Lake

Ryan Lake
Associate at LIBRA LAW Ibarrola & Ramoni Avocats

James Mungavin

James Mungavin
Counsel at Lombardi Associates (Scotland)

Stephen Bock

Stephen Bock
Legal Affairs Manager at Fédération Internationale de Volleyball

Aitkhozhin Azamat

Mr. Aitkhozhin Azamat
Secretary General of the Kazakhstan Football Federation


Brianna Quinn
Sports arbitration at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Anil Gursoy

Anil Gursoy
Head of Legal at Trabzonspor FC


Rishi Sehgal
Director of Business Development and Legal Affairs at NASL

Gilbert Jiang

Gilbert Jiang
General Counsel & Head of International Affairs of Hebei China Fortune Football Club

Gisele Cesario Cabrera

Gisele Cesário Cabrera
Lawyer at Santos Football Club

Monserrat Jimenez Granda

Monserrat Jiménez Granda
Legal Director in CONMEBOL

Ramune Bistrickaite

Ramunė Bistrickaitė
Head of Public Affairs at Sportradar AG

Victor Targino

Victor Targino
Lawyer at Sport Club Corinthians Paulista

Yelena Giselle Hazim Figuereo

Yelena Giselle Hazimn
Puerto Rico Soccer Federation

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