Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport

Financial Modeling in Sport

Analyzing the financial background of the sport enterprise provides insights about operating and strategic decisions. In this course, the subjects to be examined include financial modeling related to decision making associated with time value of money, budget analysis, capital budgeting, pro forma team and facility forecasting, debt and equity management, debt structuring, media and sponsorship evaluation, and the valuation of the sport enterprise. The course will be devoted to using Excel spreadsheets modeling under a variety of scenarios to enable the student to gain fundamental skills in spreadsheet analysis as well as making financial decisions that are specific to the sport organization.