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I am happy to announce, that I will conduct again the Summer School at the University of Europe for Applied Science in Berlin in 2021 - this time online.
As we had - due to the covid19 pandemic - to cancel all personal lectures in the summer of 2020, we will have the Summer School 2021 as a digital Summer School !
The Summer School 2021 lays the first foundations for a successful career as a manager in international sports institutions or companies of international sports products. It conveys knowledge and skills in basic areas of international sports management and links these with a first overview from a sports science and sports economics perspective.
The one-week digital course sensitizes students to the challenges of working at the interface between business administration and sports.
The course highlights the special structures of sports management, environmental conditions, economic and legal frameworks, basic business functions and processes in sports management. Special areas of conflict in sports management are examined as examples and finally the international dimension of sports management is elaborated.
The University of Europe for Applied Sciences educates the decision-makers of tomorrow in the fields of: Art & Design, Business, Sports, Media & Event. The synergy of creativity, entrepreneurial digital thinking, and internationality enriches the faculties and leads to new perspectives in teaching and research, meeting the needs of the job market in the 4.0 era.
International Sports & Event Management (ISEM)
The course consists of 30 contact hours and is equivalent to 3 credit points (ECTS). Participants can expect 10 to 15 hours per week and classes might not take place every day. When you are not in class, you can work on your project, deepen your knowledge in a specific area or prepare yourself for the next lesson. Participants receive an Online Summer Certificate including their grades after taking part in the course. The Sport Management and Photography program run for 2 weeks each. The Digital Marketing program spans over 3 weeks.
The course is taught in English and suitable to all who are interested in the topic of sports & event management. No level of experience is required. However, I strongly recommend that participants have a B2 (upper intermediate) level of English to be able to follow classes and get the most out of them. In order to attend the online courses, you need a computer that is compatible with MS Office (MS TEAMS), constant access to the internet as well as a webcam.
Our Sport Management course is taught by Ralf Iwan, who has been working in international sports for more than 20 years and knows the industry from almost all kind of views: he has worked as a coach and project manager for sport development projects in Qatar, South Africa, Singapore, UK, Honduras, Lebanon and Kazakhstan. In 2016 Ralf started his consulting business 2K+ Management, where he advises sport federations, clubs, government agencies and NGOs in strategy, organisational development, project management and recruitment.
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and their final work of the course will be graded. On a competitive job market, it is important to stand out by showing additional expertise, interest and commitment. Taking part in the Online Summer School provides you with the opportunity to learn, and gain a certificate from an International University based in Germany. Build up your knowledge and give your CV the edge!
The University of Applied Sciences Europe awards 3 credit points (ECTS) for this course, that might be accepted towards your degree at your home institution.
At the end of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion as well as a transcript. If you are interested please register direct at the University for Applied Sciences Europe.
Winter in Berlin
Berlin is certainly one of the best cities in the world - as ong it is summer! Wintertime in the german capital is not my preferred time I have to admit and winter plus the corona lock-down in Germany is really special. However: At the end of January 2021 we had at some snow in Germany and (as far as I can remember) the first "real" snow (more that 10cm) in Berlin sind winter 2009/10. So at least a good time for runs in the forest and enjoying some sports and fresh air.
During the corona-lockdown obviously all gyms and sports-clubs have been closed, so working out has to happen at home or on the nearby football pitches. An absolute must every other day is the run in the nearby forest. Improving the stamina, increasing the aerrobic capacity and improving the overall health system.
However, I am looking forward not ony to the end of the lock-down in Berlin but also the spring and summer 2021 !
Ralf Iwan MBA