CHANDIGARH: IIM Rohtak has collaborated with Ulster University, UK to offer degree in Sports Management.
Participants of Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management at IIM Rohtak will be eligible to obtain Master's in Sports Management from Ulster University, UK.
All course work undertaken in IIM Rohtak will be considered by Ulster University towards award of a Master's degree. Interested students will have an option to enroll and undertake an online internship with Ulster University faculty. These activities are in addition to all subject courses offered in IIM Rohtak, which may take an additional duration of 6 months.
According to Prof. Dheeraj Sharma, Director, IIM Rohtak, ““Sports industry is important and fast growing. Increasing need to professionalise the sports industry creates need for sports management professionals. Sport management professionals are expected to deal with various business aspects of sports and recreation. Sport Management programme at IIM Rohtak is expected to produce professionals who have the competence in various domains such as sport marketing, sports law, financials of sports, event management, sports infrastructure management, sponsorship, sports organisations, among others.”
Participants of the programme are offered an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum that is at par with the best in the world that will ensure professional development, networking, and skills across various domains of sports industry. As an extra step, IIM Rohtak also has the provision of scholarships for programme applicants who have represented India at Asian/Commonwealth/Olympic events.
Registrations to the third batch of 2 year Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management (EPGDSM) are open till July 31, 2020 followed by the selection process including Sports Assessment Aptitude Test and Personal Interview. Candidate interested to apply for this programme must hold a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) and must be able to demonstrate an interest in sports. Work experience in relevant field will be an added advantage.