Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills ISDE – FC Barcelona2019-08-09T08:11:02+00:00

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Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills ISDE – FC Barcelona

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DIRECTION OF THE PROGRAM

Marcos Picalló
Ricardo Oliveras

CAMPUS

Barcelona

DURATION

12 month

LANGUAGE

English

FORMAT

FullTime

Introduction

This Master in Sports Management & Legal Skills, by ISDE and FC Barcelona, has been designed for graduates in Business Administration, Law and Economics, as well as for professionals from other fields who wish to develop their careers in the world of sports and professional athletes who, after having retired from the competition, aspire to continue in the sports field as managers.

This Masters in Sports Management and Legal Skills, carried out in collaboration with the Fútbol Club Barcelona, ​​has a duration of one year full time.

Students who wish to enroll in it must have a good level of English as it is the official language of the program and all lectures will be taught exclusively in that language.

Why choose the Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills of ISDE and F. C. Barcelona?

  • The faculty of this master is formed by the most recognized professionals of the international sports world..

  • The Master includes one academic stay (Switzerland), where students will be trained in leading institutions and firms in the sports industry. Flights and accommodation are included.

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

  • We guarantee a period of practice in high-level sports institutions. An opportunity that will provide you with the necessary security in the beginning and future of your professional career. An opportunity to learn from the leaders of the international sports industry and to work with the best professionals in the sector.

  • More than 20 years of experience in sports training.
  • Job exchange in which sports organizations collaborate and offices of lawyers of reference for a fast integration where they select to excellently formed professionals.
  • Teaching methodology based on a combination of practical cases, lectures, institutional visits and professional practices.

Professional careers after finishing the Master

Some of the professional careersafter 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

1. BARÇA MODULE

  • Strategic planning
  • Innovation in Sports
  • Legal Department
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

2. ORGANIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE SPORTS

  • International Federations
  • Olympic International Committee and Olympic International Academy
  • EU and – Sports organization. Specificity of sport
  • UEFA
  • US Sports – US College Sports
  • Model of Football Competitions (Champions League)

3. STATUS AND TRANSFERS OF PLAYERS

  • Football Players’ Contract models.
  • The Influence of FIFA regulations (Status and Transfer of Players).
  • Transfers and loans of players (national / international)
  • Training compensation / Solidarity mechanism.
  • Transfer of Minors.

4. REPRESENTATION AND INTERMEDIATION OF PLAYERS 

  • Football Player and Coach representation.
  • Club representation.
  • Representation of players on other sports
  • Representation in the US Sport market

5. LABOUR REGULATION IN SPORTS

  • Sport and work in the EU
    – Professional athletes / amateur athletes
    – Comparative analysis of state regulations
  • Labour Regulations in Sports
  • General principles and employment relationships in football
  • Alterations in the development of the employment relationship: national teams
  • Employment Contracts on the US market

6. ORGANIZATION OF SPORTS EVENTS

  • Management of international events
  • Exploitation of assets
  • Legal Aspects of the Organization of Major sports Events
  • FIFA bidding process
  • Moto GP Licensing and Sponsorship programs

7. GOVERNAMENCE AND LIABILITY IN SPORTS.

  • Liability in Sports
  • Governance in Sport

8. MARKETING, TV AND COMMUNICATION IN SPORTS.

  • General concepts of marketing. Scope. Strategies. Markets
  • Sports marketing. Definition. The industry. The Athletes. Sports entities
  • Brands. Brand management. Image rights
  • Market research
  • Sponsorship
  • Merchandising. Kit suppliers
  • Media rights (TV, radio, internet)
  • Marketing plan. Marketing agencies
  • Communication in sport
  • TV production and management

9. SPORTS MANAGEMENT

  • Strategic planning. Organization and management
  • Strategic Management. Data Analysis
  • Human resources and Risk management
  • Leadership in sports
  • Change and transitional management in sports
  • Management of sports facilities
  • Motivation in the frame of the structural organization
  • Management of a Sports Association, the Catalan Tennis Federation
  • Management in football clubs
  • Event Operations Management

10. INTEGRITY AND DOPING

  • Integrity.
  • Integrity and match fixing
  • Betting Doping.
  • Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs)
  • Proof of doping. Results Management

11. RESOLUTION MECHANISMS: ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION 

  • Introduction to mediation and arbitration in sports
  • Introduction to TAS-CAS: structure and function. Procedures
  • The practice of a lawyer before CAS/ Relevant case law

12. SPORTS FINANCE

  • Comparative analysis & Tax Planning
  • Direct and undirect taxes & Tax benefits
  • Taxation of income from exploitation of image rights & Taxation of Sponsorhip
  • Finance Direction of Clubs

13. SPORT IP 

  • The importance of IP in the sports industry. EUIPO. IP in the US
  • Brands and distinctive signs
  • The new role of digital content on sponsorship and media rights
  • Ambush Marketing

14. GLOBAL EXPANSION OF SPORTS AND LEADERSHIP

  • Sports Leadership
  • Global expansion of sport
  • Sports Innovation
  • Women sports
  • Sports Organization
  • Practical Case
  • Moto GP
  • European Championships.

15. esports

  • eSports: introduction to the industry
  • eSports: Formation, competition system and management of a professional league
Albert DalmauFC Barcelona
Alejandra SalmerónFIFA
Alex IsernISL Futbol
Alexandra GómezFifPro
Alexandre Miguel MestreAbreu Abogados
Alvaro GilAtlético de Madrid
Andrea RondinaJuventus
Andrey KharitonchukFC Shakhtar Donetsk
Arturo CastellóEncom games
Arturo GalvánMálaga Club de Fútbol, S.A.D.
Carlos CantóSPSG Consulting
Cristina BelloqueFC Barcelona
Daniel CravoCravo, Pastl e Balbuena Advogados
Daniel RibeiroFederaçao Portuguesa de Futebol
David CasserlyThe Bar of Ireland. The Law Library
Dev KumarInternational Sports Lawyer
Didac SeverinoClifford Chance
Eduardo MontejoSenn, Ferrero, Asociados Sports & Entertainment
Fernando VeigaAbreu Abogados
Ferran PastorFC Barcelona
Francisco LampreiaFordham Sports Image Rights
Giorgio RicciJuventus
Giuseppe SampinoSportsRadar
Haukur HinrikssonThe Football Association of Iceland
Ignacio SaenzSenn, Ferrero, Asociados Sports & Entertainment
Iñigo De la CalleSenn, Ferrero, Asociados Sports & Entertainment, S.L.P.
Jacobo BeltránGran Thorton
Jefrrey BattMarsch
Jefrrey BenzMEDIATOR-ARBITRATOR
Joao FonsecaFederaçao Portuguesa de Futebol
Jordi LópezPintó Ruiz & Del Valle
Jose BeltranFC Barcelona
Josep VandellosSports Law Partners
Juan de Dios CrespoRUIZ-HUERTA & CRESPO
Leander MonbaliuBelgium League
Manu MonasterioThe 8M´s of Artificial Intelligence Marketing in LaLiga
Marc ArjonaFC Barcelona
Marcos MottaBichara e Motta Advogados
Marcos PicallóFC Barcelona
Marta UtorEuroleague Basketball
Nan SatoSports and Entertainment Lawyer
Nicolas DuchoudEuropean Sports Championships
Nuno Santos RochaFC Porto
Octavi TarrésFCBarcelona
Oliver LuckExecutive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Oriol AbadDorna
Ornella DessireEuropean Professional Football Leagues
Pau SerracantaMoto GP
Pedro Garcia CorreiaLawyer | Partner at CSA – Correia, Seara, Caldas, Simões and Associate
Pere LluchFC Barcelona
Piotr RutkowskiKKS Lech Poznań S.A.
Ramón TerolUNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA
Ramuné BistrikaitèSportsRadar
Ricardo OliverasÉcija Abogados
Román Gómez PontiFC Barcelona
Sean CottrelCEO, LawInSport
Simone TomassettiTwitter
Stefano MalvestioBichara e Motta Advogados
Vasco Leal CardosoSports lawyer
Xavier ChertaFederación Española de Deportes de Hielo General Secretary
Xavier CuchFIFA
Xavier VilasecaSRG Capital
Aisha Al-SaidFC Barcelona
Anna GuixFC Barcelona
Angel RocamoraFC Barcelona
Borja BurguillosValora Digital
Pere GallegoYou First Sports
Josep Maria FiguerasYou First Sports
Tato MartíUP2YOU
Rodrigo AresPUMAS
Erika MontemorUEFA
Olivier GonzálezFC Barcelona
Anne Sophie VaumartCOI
Jana PujanteFC Barcelona
Ramon RobertRCD Español
Paco LatorreBarça TV
Jordi TamayoFederación Catalana de Tennis
James KitchingKitching Sports
Alberto Ruiz de Aguiar Díaz-ObregónSPORTIA LAW, S.L.
Andrew LatackCAA Sports
Aldo LicetiNIKE Amsterdam
Oscar GuerraNIKE Chelsea
Greg BloomChaseLawyers
Sergio MesoneroLVP
Andrea BozzaOsborne Clarke
Markel ZubizarretaFC Barcelona

*The faculty is subject to modifications

Collaborating centers

Barça. Innovation Hub. Universitas.

ISDE SPORTS PROGRAMS ALUMNI

Marc Valentin Lenz
Club Licensing & Financial Fair Play at UEFA

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

Alvaro Manuel Gil Baquero
Lawyer at Atlético de Madrid

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
Legal Counsel at WADA

Wouter Lambrecht
Attorney at Law at FC Barcelona

Jake Williams
Legal Counsel at Sportradar AG

Pedro Varas
Responsible for Integrity at LaLiga

Stefano Malvestio
Attorney at Law at Bichara & Motta Advogados

Eduard J. Scott
Chief Operations Officer at Euroleague Basketball

José Carlos Oliveira
Lawyer at Sporting Clube de Portugal

David Barrufet
Handball Manager FC Barcelona

Guillermo Amilibia
Legal Department at Real Sociedad

Tiran Gunawardena
Associate (Sports Law) at Mills & Reeve

Koji Nakata
Chief Relationship Officer at Kashima Antlers

Ornella Desirée Bellia
Head of Legal Affairs at the European Leagues

Marc Cavaliero
Partner at Kleiner & Cavaliero AG

Takehiko Nakamura
President and CEO of Blue United Corporation

Oleg Zadubrovskiy
Head of Legal at FC Zenit

Carlos Pérez
LaLiga Chief Executive Officer

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

Renaud Duchene
Legal Counsel at RSC Anderlecht

Marco Vedovatti
Associate at Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira

Andrés Galicia
Director of Sports Marketing at Televisa Deportes

Michaela Pietraszko
Legal Counsel at UEFA

Gauthier Bouchat
Legal Counsel chez FIFA

Robert Pongracz
Vice President of the Romanian Football League

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

Gursimran Brar
Legal Counsel at Asian Football Confederation

Natalie St. Cyr Clarke
Legal Affairs Manager at FIBA

Arturo Galván
Legal Department at Málaga CF

Ryan Lake
Associate at LIBRA LAW Ibarrola & Ramoni Avocats

James Mungavin
Counsel at Lombardi Associates (Scotland)

Stephen Bock
Legal Affairs Manager at Fédération Internationale de Volleyball

Mr. Aitkhozhin Azamat
Secretary General of the Kazakhstan Football Federation

Brianna Quinn
Sports arbitration at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Anil Gursoy
Head of Legal at Trabzonspor FC

Rishi Sehgal
Director of Business Development and Legal Affairs at NASL

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

Gisele Cesário Cabrera
Lawyer at Santos Football Club

Monserrat Jiménez Granda
Legal Director in CONMEBOL

Ramunė Bistrickaitė
Head of Public Affairs at Sportradar AG

Victor Targino
Lawyer at Sport Club Corinthians Paulista

Yelena Giselle Hazimn
Puerto Rico Soccer Federation