POSTGRADUATE FOOTBALL EXECUTIVE PROGRAM - COURSE OVERVIEW

Football as a sport is the world’s most popular game and growing rapidly in India challenging the numero uno position of cricket in India. Football in India has developed a clear ecosystem having grassroots, youth, and an elite level professional league earmarked as the world’s fifth most-viewed professional league. The transformation of Indian Football under the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is evident and being continuously recognized internationally by AFC and FIFA. India will host major international events in the coming years and major leagues like La Liga, EPL, and international clubs are also exploring India and creating their presence felt through various activities. All these create unique opportunities for budding football executives to work and grow their professional carrier through the football ecosystem. Universidad Europea, one of the best institute delivering football executive education has collaborated with Sportz Next to bring the Post Graduate Football Executive program to infuse fresh concepts and a practical approach through quality education, best industry integration, networking and applied learning.

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Post Graduate Football Executive in India

Degree:
Post Graduate
Full-Form:
Post Graduate Football Executive Program
Duration:
1 Year
Age:
No age limit
Minimum Percentage:
A minimum of 50% average marks in graduation
Subjects Required:
Not Specified
Course Fees;
INR 5,50,000 (Scholarship facility available)
Employment Roles:
Football Director, Football Manager, Marketing Manager, Football Sales Manager, Trainer, Football Operations Manager, Manager in football Merchandising, Football Management Trainee
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Course Orientation

The course will include the Bi-modal delivery of the learning modules through the foundation phase for a duration of 9 months. The applied phase will be for a duration of 3 months to provide practical internship experience and industry integration to the students. The course is structured into 28 ECTS with 1 research dissertation, 6 case studies, 6 compulsory modules, 1 specialization module, and 600 tutorial hours to engage the students in constructive learning. The course enables students to learn and understand the football ecosystem comprehensively and practically to evolve as per industry requirements. The focus areas will be developing management, marketing, and planning skills by reinforcing communication, analytical insights, and technology integration. The course will consistently focus on problem-solving based learning. Eelco Schattorie, UEFA PRO coach will conduct Level1,2,3 and The Professional Football Scouts Association PFSA(UK) will conduct Talent Identification and scouting levels 1 and 2 for the course students to augment their Football specific knowledge and understanding.

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    Foundation
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    Designed to deliver the required theoretical football management principles and knowledge

  • Created to ensure Best exposure to perform and learn through mistakes

    Applied
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    Technology
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    Dedicated introduction to technological tools used by football executives through case study format

  • A dedicated guidance and analytical support to explore important aspects of ecosystem

    Research
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    Master
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    Football specific tactical learning to contribute holistically.

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Course Accreditation

The World's most loved game is growing fast in India. The upcoming International events only add impetuous to it. The football industry itself is huge and requires game-specific information. We, therefore, created India’s First Post Graduate Football executive program, in association with international affiliation under Universidade Europeia (UE). The course will be delivering a 28 ECTS certification from the university. The UE is a global education university and football is a major game around which they created a lot of courses. Universidade Europeia has a collaboration with Real Madrid and delivers courses for football executives. The faculties and resources are internationally acclaimed and renowned for their achievements. SportzNext has ensured the best integration bringing the best resources from the Indian football industry to achieve optimal balance.

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About Post Graduate Football Executive Program

Football as a sport is the world’s most popular game and growing rapidly in India challenging the numero uno position of cricket in India. Football in India has developed a clear ecosystem having grassroots, youth, and an elite level professional league earmarked as the world’s fifth most-viewed professional league. The transformation of Indian Football under the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is evident and being continuously recognized internationally by AFC and FIFA. India will host major international events in the coming years and major leagues like La Liga, EPL, and international clubs are also exploring India and creating their presence felt through various activities.

All these create unique opportunities for budding football executives to work and grow their professional carrier through the football ecosystem. Universidad Europea, one of the best institute delivering football executive education has collaborated with Sportz Next to bring the Post Graduate Football Executive program to infuse fresh concepts and a practical approach through quality education, best industry integration, networking and applied learning.

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Post Graduate Football Executive

Applicants must have completed their bachelor's degree in any related discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks and above from a recognized university.

Why Choose SportzNext’s Postgraduate Football Executive?

India's football industry has been rising by leaps and bounds since the start of league-based competitions and their growing popularity. The last decade has shown tremendous potential in terms of quality of football players and coaches in India. The advent of multiple professional football leagues has opened up a world of opportunities and expanded the previously limited spectrum of action. All these leagues, their associated clubs, and state associations require football executives to ensure efficiency in Football operations and management.

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The Postgraduate Football Executive course gives a holistic perspective to the students to understand the different categories of the management of Football and Football organisations. The course offers quality knowledge, industry integration, project-based learning, and a host of networking opportunities. At SportzNext, we are aware of the powerful possibilities of professional network building and provide all opportunities for exposure. With ample opportunities to get involved in international events, we ensure that all students pass out as industry-ready professionals.

Reasons Why SportzNext’s Postgraduate Football Executive
Can Fetch You a Rewarding Career

Football is the second most popular sport in India. With the emergence of the Indian Super League (ISL) as the top tier professional league in India, the fan following for the sport has grown extensively across the country. The football industry is growing rapidly with more number of organisations, clubs and academies establishing themselves to contribute towards holistic football development in India.

The scope of activity within these football entities has increased with the emergence of new trends and technology integration in the football industry. Therefore, graduates of this course will have an array of opportunities to work and build a successful career as a Football professional based on their area of specialization.

The scope of activity ranges from the management and start-ups in Football to football organisations related to infrastructure, equipment production, hospitality, marketing, and merchandising. Based on principles of management that are adopted and used across the globe, a Postgraduation in Football Executive can make you ready for any opportunities on a global scale.

Demand: India's youth is the ray of light that brightens the development of this sector, and, in turn, the football industry holds a high place for young intellectual graduates. With the increasing opportunities to work in the different compeititive levels in India (amateur, youth and elite level), football executives are the need of the hour to transform the Indian Football scenario with huge potential for growth in the future.

Therefore, the demand for graduates in this field is at an all-time high and still growing. With an international degree from Universidade Europeia, SportzNext students have a definite added advantage over others in the job market.

Career Growth: Postgraduate Football Executive course offers an opportunity for candidates who have a deep interest to work in Football to discuss it from a business point of view. The course introduces the applicants to the latest trends and innovations in the world of Football.

SportzNext provides a holistic program that ensures students develop knowledge about different aspects of sports management. This helps them work across different verticals and departments and also a smooth transition between them. Thus, SportzNext sets up professionals for seamless career growth according to the choices of the students.

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Career Options after Postgraduate Football Executive

As mentioned earlier, an Postgraduate Football Executive offers promising careers in football industry in several areas, such as operations, marketing, fan engagement, sponsorship, merchandising, venue management, acdemy operations, etc. One can also go into academic and teaching roles, at higher institutes. Some of the prominent career options are listed below:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Football Event Manager
  • Football Consultant

  • Football Venue Manager
  • Football Director
  • Operations Manager

  • Football Agent
  • Football Management lecturers/professors.
  • Football Analyst

  • Football Sponsorship executive

Associates

We have associated with renowned universities, sports education institutes, sports technology brands and reputed organisations across the globe, which are considered trendsetters for the sports ecosystem. Our associates bring the right balance and integration to create future sports leaders. These associates are our pride and strength behind the institute’s vision and mission.