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The Master’s in Sports Management visits the Circuit de Catalunya

[16/06/11]

Last Thursday, 2 June, two days before the MotoGP grand prix at the Circuit de Catalunya over the weekend of 4 - 5 June, students on the Master's in Sports Management took part in a guided tour to see the ins and outs of a large-scale sports event. Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna Sports and a lecturer on the master's course, invited the participants with the objective of providing them with an overview of how to manage a large-scale sports event followed by thousands of spectators.

During the visit, the students went round the entire circuit, seeing the course helicopter, the MotoGP paddock, Dorna offices, Dorna production van, TV Compound, the Media Centre, press room, podium, MotoGP commercial area and the VIP Village.

The Master's in Sports Management reviews corporate functional aspects and analyses the fundamental concept of sports economy and law, as well as sponsorship. The programme also provides and in-depth analysis of the management and running of sports companies, events organisation and the management of clubs and foundations.

The programme is aimed at university graduates, professionals, athletes and all those wishing to direct their professional activities towards sport, as well as related sectors such as culture, tourism and/or entertainment.

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