Business Administration (Football Industries) PG Cert

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 9 months  
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You will require an MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree and a minimum of 2–3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector. A master's level qualification in Business/Management/Finance may also be considered.

Overview

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited.

The Football Industries MBA is named as one of the top 40 sports courses in the world, and the top-ranked sports MBA in the UK by the SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Ranking in 2018.

The Certificate in Business Administration Football industries programme provides those who hold an MBA (or international equivalent), with the opportunity to study the MBA Football industries football-related modules. The Football Industries MBA (FIMBA) programme is the original, and still the only, Football industries MBA. As an MBA programme, it has the real business focus that management positions in modern sport demand. Focusing on the professionalism and business of the beautiful game, if you want to work in the global football industry— with clubs, governing bodies or related marketing, media and sponsorship companies— this is the MBA programme for you.

The specialist football modules apply business concepts to modern football. You’ll gain a critical awareness of issues in football management, finance and law. Crucially, you’ll receive vocational training for the industry, including the Becoming a Football Executive module and Sports Operations Management module. The broader skills you’ll acquire include analysis, problem-solving, creativity and decision-making. The Becoming a Football Executive module will also strengthen your career management skills and hone your interpersonal communication abilities.

This 9 month programme consists of five compulsory modules.  60 credits are taken in total.



Why University of Liverpool Management School?

'Learning to make a difference'

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The University of Liverpool Management School works with today's leaders in business and management to prepare its students to be the leaders of the future. The school's mission is 'Learning to make a difference' and there is a fundamental belief that the purpose of the School's research and teaching is to develop students who are not only good managers, but individuals who are truly committed to making a difference. We hope that our students will use the knowledge and skills they gain here in their future roles to help solve some of the most endemic problems individuals, enterprises and communities face.