Sport management professionals are responsible for overseeing sport organizations, teams, and events. Their education includes business administration, marketing, finance, and law in the sport industry. Some of their main responsibilities are:
- Event planning, including logistics, scheduling, and marketing
- Team and athlete management, including recruiting, training, and contract negotiating
- Marketing strategy development and implementation to promote sport organizations and events
- Finance and budget management for sport organizations and events
- Working with legal and regulatory agencies with issues related to sports, such as contracts, liability, and intellectual property.