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IIM Rohtak invites applications from experienced management professionals, sports enthusiasts, and sports administrators to become leaders in the exciting field of sports management.
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak is the first amongst all IIMs to have PG Diploma Programme in Sports Management. The institute invites online applications for admission into the second batch of a two-year specialized program in “Sports Management” for experienced professionals, sports enthusiasts, and sports administrators. This program is for industrious participants interested in working in the sports, entertainment, and related industries. Graduates of the program will be equipped to understand the legal, regulatory, operational, financial, and branding concepts in the sports industry, nationally and globally. That understanding enables graduates to solve the problems arising in the industry and carve a niche for themselves in this growing sector in India.
The sports management is highly professionalized in developed nations. The global sports market is estimated at USD 600-700 billion. The United States, Australia, Europe, and even China, all have well established sporting leagues which are managed by professional managers. The domain of sports management encompasses various functions such as sports administration and planning, event management, sports negotiations and compliance, sports communication, management of elite athletes, sports academies, facility management, and sports marketing management. All of the aforementioned functions require professional management.
The size of the Indian sports market is 1899 million USD. The advent of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2009 revolutionized the sporting environment in India. The resounding success of the IPL opened the doors for many professional leagues such as Indian Sports League (ISL), Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Indian Hockey League (IHL), which in turn have started to inculcate a year-round professional sporting calendar in India. Hence, the market has been growing at the compound annual growth rate of 5%. All of these macro-environmental forces have led to the need of trained professional managers, which this program wishes to address.
Objectives of the Program
This program blends top faculty with unmatched curriculum to enable participants to embark upon exciting career opportunities in the field of Sports Management in India. It aims to:
Offer a course that is needed by the Sport enthusiast participant wishing to carve out a career in the sports industry.
Offer a course at par with the best in the world with a focus on being ‘job ready’ upon completion of the course.
Offer an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum that blends classic sport-focused education with professional development, networking, and skills in areas such as sports finance, sports law, sports marketing and merchandising and special events.
Course Curriculum designed to shape independent and creative thinkers prepared to thrive in global business environments.
Programme Design & Duration
The programme duration is of two years. The mode of delivery is through blended learning- offline and online. This will include a total of 560 interactive sessions with a mix of Offline Sessions, Online Sessions, Live Projects, and Industrial Visits. Total course duration will be of 900 Hours.
|Offline Sessions||150||Live Project (Hrs)||100|
|Online Sessions||410||Individual Visits (Hrs)||100|
|Session Duration||1 hour 15 minutes|
There will be six mandatory in-campus modules. The Offline Sessions will be held during the campus visits, and Online Sessions will be scheduled thrice a week (Friday, Saturday and Sunday (tentative))
We have a state of the art Online Synchronous Learning Technology platform using one of the best technology (Direct to Desktop/Direct to Device) where students can attend their online sessions from anywhere with the help of Laptop or Desktop with internet connectivity of 2Mbps and enabled with webcam, microphone.
|Online Application Opens||May 06, 2020|
|Last date of submission of online application||July 20, 2020|
|Sports Aptitude Assessment (Online)||July 26, 2020|
|Online Personal Interviews||Aug 02, 2020|
|Declaration of Results||Aug 10, 2020|
|Introduction cum Orientation||Sept 07, 2020|
All applicants will have to undertake Sports Aptitude Assessment Test (Online) and Online Personal Interviews.
How to Apply
All those who are interested for the program and possesses requisite qualification need to register online on the website www.iimrohtak.ac.in along with a non-refundable application fees of Rs. 1000/-. All applicants are requested to apply online on or before July 20, 2020.
Payment of the application fees should be done through Payment Gateway.
Sportspersons, ex-players, current practitioners, and working executives of any function who plan to develop their future career in sports management would find the program quite stimulating and challenging. Preference is given to any graduate, with work experience, preferably in sports management.
Candidate with Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent overall grade point average will be eligible to apply. Work Experience in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
Scholarship is available to the selected participants who had represented India at Asian / Commonwealth / Olympic events.
Each course in the program is taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples, and general discussions. Statistical software and online database resources is used wherever necessary. In order to provide greater industry insights, senior executives and eminent sports personalities are invited to share their experiences.The Programme engages faculty from IIM Rohtak, other IIMs, and several distinguished professors from International Universities.
On successful completion of the academic requirements of the two-year program, the students will be awarded ‘Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management’. IIM Rohtak alumni status will be awarded to all the students.
Indian Institute of Management Rohtak is the IIM established by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India by IIM Act 2017. IIM Rohtak is an institute of national importance as per Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Established in 2009, Indian Institute of Management Rohtak is a benchmark for top management education in India with a vision to become a global leader in due course. The institute has an enlightened and progressive leadership, acclaimed faculty members, extensive infrastructure and robust teaching pedagogy in place. It continues to impart knowledge in the management domain with a unique cross-functional perspective to prepare future leaders who can manage and create powerful organizations. To realize the vision of the Institute, IIM Rohtak is providing world-class education in management not only through full-time and regular programmes but also through various long duration and short duration programmes. Located within the National Capital Region (NCR) of India, IIM Rohtak is 90 minutes from Delhi international airport. The state-of-the-art campus spread over an area of 200 acres is strategically located on National Highway - 10 and is well connected to Delhi.
IIM Rohtak has been ranked amongst the top five IIMs in research. Institute offers a dynamic environment for high-quality research in all functional areas of management that will benefit various segments of the business and society.
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