The Birkbeck Sport Business Centre is a dedicated research centre of Birkbeck, University of London. We bring together international experts in sport management to deliver high quality research.
As a respected academic research centre, we provide consultancy to many organisations involved in the business of sport. Our members also appear in leading academic journals and conferences.
The medal table at the Winter Olympics 2014 – significance, prognoses and relative performance in Sochiby Professor Klaus Nielsen, Professor of Institutional Economics, Birkbeck Sport Business Centre
Saving The Test – Is There A Place for 5 Day Test Cricket in the Modern Era?Mike Jakeman presents an analysis of the state of 5-day Test cricket. He will outline his blueprint for reform, focusing on the way the game should be consumed in the digital age
the Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social ResponsibilityDr Geoff Walters of Birkbeck has been involved in co-editing the Routledge Handbook of Sport and Corporate Social Responsibility,which offers a comprehensive analysis of key issues in CSR with a specific focus on the sport industry.
Opta Analytics Forum at BirbkeckThe Birkbeck Sport Business Centre hosted the OptaPro Analytics Forum on the 6th February 2014. This was done as part of the Centre’s mission to provide a forum for informed debate on emerging areas of best practice in sport management, of which the field of player performance analytics is one.
Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) Application Process OpensThe application process for the Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) has opened, and will close on the 15th April 2014.
Birkbeck Sport Management Programmes – Events in Seoul, Korea – 24th & 26th MarchSean Hamil, Director of the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, will be visiting Seoul in March to host a session on Careers in Sport Management and to give an academic lecture on the lessons the K-League can take from the English Premier League. The events are open to prospective students, Birkbeck Sport Management alumni and interested parties.
The African Sports TV MarketBirkbeck Sport Management Alumni Themba Ndlwana, drawing from the results of a new research report, presents an overview of the current health of the African sports tv marketplace.
The Play-Offs - The True Saviour of English FootballWriter and journalist Richard Foster discusses the signficance of the end of season Play-Off system for English football and makes the case that their introduction in 1987 was one of the catalysts for its revival.
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Kadir Has University, Istanbul – Guest Lecture on Governance of English Football – Birkbeck Sport Business Centre’s Sean Hamil
Recruitment for the Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) P...
February 23, 2014
The medal table at the Winter Olympics 2014 – significance, pro...
February 14, 2014
Event: An Insight into the Professional World of Sport...
January 3, 2014
The Play-Offs – The True Saviour of English Football...
May 20, 2014
The African Sports TV Market...
April 29, 2014
Birkbeck Sport Management Programmes – Events in Seoul, Korea ...
March 24, 2014