Sports and entertainment are among the most aspirational fields for young men and women. Relatively few have a chance to become players or performers. The business of sports offers numerous opportunities for those who love the game and want to be close to their favorite sport and earn a living, as well.
The TSU Beyond the Ball Summer Institute will introduce young men and women to jobs like Marketing Director, Communications Manager, Director of Research and Analytics, Digital Media Manager and Legal Counsel that are necessary in the daily operations of the front office within every major sports team.
This opens the
to realize the
business of sports
“beyond the ball”.
For middle school students
Application fee: $75.00 per child
Application deadline: June 21, 2019
What’s included in the application fee?
Why the Summer Sports Institute is an investment in your child’s future?
Youth are exposed to the business side of sports in promotions and marketing, sports communications, and sports management as possible careers.
Overview of Sports Branding
Pitching the Brand
Careers in the Sports Industry
Sports Communications, Public Relations & Reporting
Careers in Sports & Digital Media
Houston Texans Off-Campus Site Visit/Tour
Law & Labor in Sports – SPK Standard Player Contracts
Tour of the RTF facilities and KTSU studios
The Art of Loving the Game
Sports Deck Presentations
Blown Assignments App
Houston Astros Baseball Game
Organizational & Management in Sports
PVIL-CA Artifacts Showcase
Understanding the Significance of Data
Project Development Workshop
Group Project Presentations
Farewell & Final Remarks
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Texas Southern University (TSU) is one of the nation’s largest historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). TSU provides a first class educational experience, offering over 120 baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs in nine schools and colleges. The University currently has over 10, 800 students enrolled.