What you will learn and experience


The MSc in Sports Industry Management will be administred by EMLYON Business School’s high-level professors and lecturers, in collaboration with leading outdoor sports companies. You will cover the key success factors for managing in a multicultural environment. Company visits, lectures by key industry players, and specialist workshops will be at the center of this program.

Learn the fundamentals of management in Lyon

In September, you will master the management fundamentals while in Lyon, which will be used as the basis for the specialized coursework. During three months you will learn from an internationally-renowned faculty that counts more than 100 professors, 40% represent 17 different nationalities from around the world, with extensive teaching and research experience. They work closely with EMLYON partner companies in order to solve key emerging management issues and ensure that you learn the latest management techniques.

Study in Annecy, the heart of the European Outdoor Industry

You will then develop industry-specific knowledge in the Alps, the heart of the European Outdoor Industry. The region is an exceptional geographic and strategic location, highlighly sought out by outdoor sports enthusiasts and companies. In fact, more 200 outdoor brands choose to call the area home. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with Outdoor Sports Valley, which will provide a privileged link to these companies.

Face tomorrow’s challenges in Shanghai

From April to July in Shanghai, this Master's program will prepare you to face tomorrow’s challenges. Since the city offers endless room for growth for global companies and plays a key role in the sports and outdoor industry, you will learn about the challenges and opportunities in this unique business environment and the keys to succeeding in the industry.

Interning with an outdoor sports company

The MSc in Sports Industry Management will finish with a 6 to 9 month internship as well as a Master’s dissertation.