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Helping You Manage Your Career

Students in the MSc in Sports Industry Management program share a strong desire to learn and work in management positions in large international sports companies. This passion is mirrored in a programme designed to develop those skills that will be most useful for the student's future career. 

The Careers Services Department provides continual support in identifying career goals and developing action plans to achieve them. With various workshops, tools, and one-to-one time with the Career Services staff, students will further develop their strengths and work on their weaknesses while building a resume fit for the global business world. Students have access to Company Visits, Conferences and a Sports Week in Shanghai where they are given the opportunity to meet hundreds of companies and emlyon business school partners, permitting them to exchange with real business representatives and further develop their network from the start of the program. With these advantages, students have a stronger resume, a broader network, and the necessary resources it takes to enter the international job market of the sports industry. 

Watch what Rohan has to say about his meeting with adidas during the Careers Forum

The Range of Career Services

  • Career management workshops

By providing you with a proven methodology, the opportunity to get to know yourself better through self-assessment tools and individual coaching, and useful tips and tricks, you will be better able to discover the most effective research method for you and identify the internship or job that perfectly meets your career requirements.



  • Career management tools

The Careers Services tools play a large part in helping you keep your career search up-to-date and on the right track, while remaining in touch with valuable career research engines and job guides. 



  • Career events

Careers Events are a primary resource for one-on-one contact with companies and employers. You have opportunities to meet different companies face-to-face, attend interviews with organisations in specific career fields, view company presentations, and hear expert opinions given by visiting corporations.



  • Corporate partners

The MSc in Sports Industry Management was set up in close collaboration with a group of companies in the sports and outdoor industry to respond to a specific recruitment need.

Outdoor Sports Valley:  a corporate partnership from the heart of the sports and outdoor industry

Headquartered in Annecy, in the heart of the French Alps, the Outdoor Sports Valley concept, developed in 2009, is an official industry cluster and trade association certified by the French government. 

Guided by sustainable development principles, OSV is organised around three core functions: education, business services for members, and events. 

These corporate partners have not only pledged their support to the programme, but they will also provide expert insights through classes, company visits and expert panels. Brands that have pledged their support to the MSc in Sports Industry Management: Adidas, Arc’teryx, Atomic, CNPC Sports, Eider, Lafuma, Mavic, Millet, Odlo, Patagonia, Petzl, Salomon, Tecnica, The North Face, TSL Outdoor, Volcom, Vuarnet, Wilson...



  • Jobs in sports management

The MSc in Sports Industry Management program prepares you for management careers within those companies active in sports and outdoor related industries. Graduates of this program can expect managerial positions in functional areas such as human resources, marketing, finance, sales, product development, and so on.

Log into your emlyon business school personal space to access the graduate employment results for the MSc in Sports Industry Management.



  • Alumni network

As future graduate of emlyon business school, you will hold lifelong membership of emlyon business school forever alumni network, a network of near to 31,000 alumni covering more than 121 countries. You will benefit from all services it offers, including the online assessment modules. Its members will help you further develop your career regardless of which stage you are at, by providing you with career development information, exchange business information with you and share their experience for you to build on.



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