MSc in Sport Business Management students are engaging with the sport business industry as much as possible, to make sure, they experience what the industry and real market is all about.

sport business managementMonte-Carlo Rolex Masters

As part as their Sport Law class (Adjunct Faculty Filippo Chierici), the current MSc in Sport Business Management students have been working on sport legal issues for the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters (ATP rules and regulations, contracts, etc.). To thank them, the organization has invited them to attend the exciting tennis tournament last Saturday and Sunday.

In May, students will also visit the prestigious Monte Carlo Country Club, where they will be warmly welcomed by SMETT (Société Monégasque pour l’Exploitation du Tournoi de Tennis) of Monaco, to see in details the organization of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

Thanks to this exclusive opportunity they will better understand the function of the SMETT team’s work throughout the year, and the different phases of organizing an event (Event and Venue Management class). They will have the chance to see ‘behind the curtains’ of the creation of such fantastic international tennis tournament as Rolex Master: from hospitality management, ticketing, media management and sustainability, through marketing, sales, and logistics. When it gets to logistics, it is important to mention the geographical challenges of Monte-Carlo.

They will interact with the President of the SMETT, Mr Zeljko Franulovic, former international tennis player and winner of the Rolex Masters in 1970 ; Mr Poly, SMETT Director of Ticketing; Mr Rialland, SMETT Marketing, Sponsoring, Press and Arbitration Director; Mr. Valley, SMETT Sales Director. All of the discussion will bring an extra added value to the day!


Monaco Formula 1

As part of their curriculum (Event and Venue Management class), our students will have the chance to collaborate with Automobile Club de Monaco, on the organization of the Historical Grand Prix and the F1 GP.

During these 6 days, they will be involved in different activities around the two major international sport events of Monaco.

They will cooperate with : Protocol, Media Center, Classic Club Hospitality, Credit Suisse Drivers Club, Loges VIP Hospitality, TAG-Heuer Guest programme and Monaco Grand Prix Live, just to name a few.

The students will be in charge of reception, guest coordination for The ACM, media and sponsors, Credit Suisse and TAG- Heuer.

Experiencing the beauty and the challenges of organizing an event and the team work around it, in the heart of these prestigious sport events, is the perfect way to learn and also to build professional network!


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