The Xavier Emlyon Business School, an Indo-French collaboration between XIM University, Bhubaneswar and emlyon business school, France, is all set to organise a virtual interactive session on the theme – ‘Investing in a Degree in Sports Management in Pandemic Times – Challenge or Opportunity’ on 16th June, 06.00 PM – 07PM (IST).
The prime objective of the event is to deliberate on the scope of Sports Management in the new normal. The virtual event will also witness insightful discussions by industry and subject experts on employment opportunities in the sports industry and how the sector is performing.
The event coincides with the launch of Xavier Emlyon Business School’s dual degree program in sports industry management in India, the first of its kind in the education domain wherein candidates would earn an MBA degree from XIM University and an MSc degree from emlyon business school on the completion of the course. A step in the direction of the growing Indo-French collaborations, the program would also be spread across Bhubaneswar, Paris and Lyon campuses of both the institutes.
Incidentally, XEBS has collaborated with the Department of Sports and Youth Services, Government of Odisha and KJS Ahluwalia Group for a high-performance center of excellence in sports management.
The session will be addressed by Mr. Vishal Dev, Principal Secretary, Sports & Youth Services, Govt of Odisha), Mr. Ashley Fernandes, Chairman XEBS and India head, emlyon business school, Prof. Dr. Arun Kumar Paul, Dean XEBS, Dr. Michel Desbordes, Full professor, University Paris Saclay & emlyon business school Expert and Mr. Ravi Sinha, Human Recourse Leader, Decathlon India.
Mr. Ashley Fernandes, Chairman XEBS said, “The sports sector is a dynamic and globally dominating industry. With the emergence of Indian sports industry as a key player in global market, the scope of job opportunities for Sports Management professionals in India are rising significantly. As per a recent report released by FICCI – International Institute of Sports Management, the job opportunities in the sports industry will improve to a remarkable extent by 2022. So, this is the right time to invest in education. In the forthcoming years, the demand for knowledgeable and skilled professionals in the sports management sector will rise by 19%. So, if you are passionate about sports and want to build a career in this field, learn about all the aspects and explore a potential career in sports management through a degree program that we are offering.”
Overall, the session on Sports Management will majorly cover the overview on sports industry in India, key job opportunities in the sports industry, indicative salaries and career growth path in the sports industry, major areas of work and so on.
The virtual event can be attended by registering through the following Link on before 15th June 2021.
Webinar Date: 16th June 2021
Time: 06:00 – 07:00 PM IST
Link to Register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pcO6orDItH9INgOBGXBSGWnhuKQm9G4Q3
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.