Birkbeck MSc Students Spend the Day with Ipswich Town

Birkbeck MSc Students Spend the Day with Ipswich Town

A member of Ipswich Town’s ground staff talks a group of Birkbeck’s MSc students through the challenges of maintaining a good playing surface.

A group of students from our MSc programme recently spent a hugely rewarding day at Ipswich Town FC discussing how the club operates and how it manages its commercial activities. In a trip organised by Tim Edwards, one of our current MSc students, staff from the Tractor Boys introduced the group to a variety of club officials ranging from those involved in the marketing department through to ground staff responsible for the maintenance of the playing surface. The visit marked a further development in relations between the club and the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, following Roger Finbow’s (an Ipswich Town non-executive director) recent presentation to our students and staff, and to people working in football.

Information about Roger Finbow’s presentation can be found here.

For more information about Ipswich Town look here.


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