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Play Ball: Minor League Baseball Operations and Administration

This course offers an in-depth study of minor-league baseball operations. It is intended to give the casual observer, baseball enthusiast, or career changer a firsthand look at the behind-the-scenes decisions and efforts needed to run a successful minor league franchise. Gain insight into day-to-day activities of the organization, organizational structure, staffing, facilities operations, finance, sales and marketing, sponsorship, concessions, and event production. Also, receive an overview of operational norms, administration, and parent club relationships. This course will include guest lectures by expert industry professionals and a full study of the business operations of a typical ball club.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge of key organizational structures within minor league baseball operations
  • The skills to analyze financial viability of an organization
  • The ability to critically identify and solve operational and organizational issues pertaining to specific minor league operations
  • The ability to identify and assess proper staffing levels and organizational needs for a minor league operation

Ideal for

  • Career changers
  • Operations managers
  • Entry- or mid-level sport professionals
  • Sports enthusiasts
  • Current college-level students interested in front-end office operations
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.