The admission is ongoing for the one year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Management at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management in Kolkata. The last date of issue and receipt of completed Application Form is June 2, 2011.
The course is designed to give students a professional exposure to the structure, economic impact, organization, marketing, funding of the Sports Industry as well as the relationship between the sports and mass media. Further the course is there to assist the students to gain a thorough understanding of the multi-dimensional importance and the value of sport. There is an internship programme for all the students as part of the course.
The one year course is divided into two semesters with a variety of topics covered in the curriculum.
The first semester includes Management Principles, Sports Economics, Organization Behaviour and Sports Psychology, Sports Finance, Communication, Sports Marketing, Computer Applications, Sports Science, Administration of Specific Games and Lifestyle/ Wellness management; while the second semester would include Entrepreneurship, Theory, Philosophy and Sociology of sport, Business and Government including monetary and fiscal policy, Sports Administration, Sponsorship & Broadcasting, Sports Law, Sports Journalism and Public Relations, Quantitative Methods and Research Methodology, Project Work + Development of Sporting Talents.
Besides the professors and lecturers of the institute, there are guest lecturers who come in to teach about their specific areas of expertise. Over the years I myself have been lecturing at the IISWBM about professional European football. And it is always good to see the eagerness of the students to learn and get to know more about a subject.
The admission advert reads
Placement: Excellent Placement Record all through for successful candidates.
Eligibility: Bachelor's Degree in any Discipline from a recognized University through Written Test, GD & PI.
Bank Loan: Special arrangements with IDBI & Canara Bank.
Application Form & Brochure: Application Form & Brochure are available at IISWBM on payment of Rs.500/- in cash or download from Institute's website to be accompanied by DD of Rs.550/-.
Classes will commence from July, 2011.
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Management House, College Square (West), Kolkata - 700073
Phone: +91-33-2241-8694/8695/3756/5792, Fax: +91-33-2241-3975
E-mail: sports(at)iiswbm.edu / datta_subrato(at)rediffmail.com, Website: www.iiswbm.edu