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Sports Business Institute

Fordham University Summer Sports Business Institute For High School Juniors, Seniors and recent Grads

PCS Sports Business Institute Coach and Players

June 21 - 24, 2022
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fordham University, Westchester Campus
400 Westchester Avenue
West Harrison, NY 10604

Program fee: $550
Early Bird Special: Register by May 20 and receive a 10% discount!

Registration is closed at this time.
Registration is open to high school students and recommended for rising high school juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates. Tuition includes lunches and snacks.
Note: Per Fordham policy, all participants must be vaccinated and boosted against COVID19.

A career in sports is the "next big thing" for students who dream of making their mark off the field. The sports industry is a $400B+ market, and the career opportunities are impressive. This four day boot camp offers high school students and recent grads a chance to learn about the many facets of the business of sports, as well as a chance to network with - and be mentored by - industry leaders.

This immersive certificate program will cover a range of trending topics, including:

  • Sports Industry Emerging Trends
  • Career Exploration and Development
  • Sports Media and Communications
  • Sports Marketing
  • Global Sports Media Development
  • The Evolving Role of Sponsorship
  • Social Media and Sports Marketing
  • E-Sports
  • Sports Economics
  • Sports Law and Agency

PCS Sports Business Institute Helmet      DAILY THEMES:
      June 21: Sports Industry Trends and Career
      June 22: Sports Media and Communications
      June 23: Sports Marketing
      June 24: ANC Facility Tour/Demo/Networking Event
       (permission form required)

Fordham has partnered with the Sports Business Institute (SBI), an organization of distinguished leaders with a long track record of success working with students and aspiring career professionals to pursue a career in sports. SBI has produced education and professional development programs in partnership with industry leaders including the New York Yankees, NFL, NBA, PGA, USTA, MLS, the National Baseball Museum Hall of Fame, and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Guest Speakers and Contributing Organizations

ANC Sports: The world leader in sports venue signage and live event marketing,  ANC is a sports marketing and signage company based in Purchase, New York that provides signage, design, and marketing solutions to sports and entertainment including operation and maintenance; marketing consultation; graphic design; and printing production. ANC's projects include the Seattle Mariners (largest HD video display in MLB); Los Angeles Dodgers (most pixels per square foot in MLB); Cleveland Cavaliers (largest center-hung in the United States); Fulton Center (largest digital media network in a New York City transportation center); and Westfield World Trade Center (iconic digital media network).  

Octagon: The preeminent creative marketing agency in global sports and entertainment. For more than a decade, the agency has created, written, directed, and produced, a collection of distinctive campaigns for some of the largest brands in the world, including Mastercard, Delta, General Mills, Topps, and more. Octagon’s creative team spans the globe with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Doha, and Sydney. 

Barry Wilner: A sportswriter for the Associated Press since 1976, he is the AP's national pro football writer and has covered every Super Bowl since 1987. Barry also has authored 67 books.

Richard Kent: A lawyer who represents basketball and lacrosse coaches, Kent is also a sports law professor and author of 11 books on a variety of sports.

Bobby Ciafardini: Sports Director, WFUV Sports 90.7 FM

USTA: Janine Galiotti, Director, Partnership Marketing

ANC Sports: Michael Hopkins, SVP

For more information, call 914-367-3302 or email

Refund Policy: Students are eligible for a 100% tuition refund if they withdraw from the course before the official start date. If the course has already started, the students will receive a 50% refund if they withdraw before the second scheduled session. No refunds will be issued after the second session has met.