What is Sports Economics? What are the job opportunities for graduates of Sports Economics?

What is the Sports Economics? What are the job opportunities open for graduates? Those inquiries are what many people confuse about Sports Economics because this branch of knowledge is relatively new in Vietnam, and there are not many schools offering training programs for this field of study. Let’s learn more exciting information about Sports Economics in this article!

What is Sports Economics?

Mister Mai Ba Hung, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports, said: “Besides government management of physical training and sports, it is essential to have programs and projects to promote sports economics development. And to have sports economics development, sports economists are needed to calculate economic “problems” in sports. Therefore, Sports Economics is a trend-catching training program which stays ahead of the future demand for human resources in Vietnam’s economic markets in sports and physical education.”

Sports economics attracts considerable attention.

So what is Sports Economics? Sports economics is a part of the national economy, providing goods and services of physical training and sports for social needs to make a profit or nonprofit. In a broad sense, sports economics includes economic activities directly related to sports activities (training, competition) and indirectly related to sports activities such as production, goods supplement, and sports services.

Sports Economics equips learners with knowledge and skills to manage a sports service business, manage and operate sports businesses, manage media and organize sports events, or be financial advisors and sports market operators.

What are the job opportunities for graduates of sports economics?

Students should not worry too much about job opportunities in sports economics after graduation. Sports economics is a new industry and has a broad potential for development; therefore, the job opportunities for students of Sports Economics are tremendous. There are many attractive positions and job opportunities for students of Sports Economics at businesses, organizations, sports associations, resorts, hotels, and event companies, such as:

● Sports business manager

● Sales manager of sports equipment and goods

● Specialist in management and business of sports facilities, school sports clubs

● Sports market research and negotiation specialist

● Sports event organizer

● Specialist in business events, conferences, sports seminars

● Professional in sales and management of gyms, professional sports clubs

● Manager of the sports area at the hotels, resorts

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Which school to study Sports Economics?

Sports Economics is relatively new in Vietnam, and there are not many universities offering this branch of knowledge. Hoa Sen University is a pioneer in providing specialized training in Sports Economics at the bachelor’s level to meet the future demand for human resources in Vietnam’s markets.

The Sports Economics at Hoa Sen University has 03 specializations in their training programs, including Sports business management, Healthcare Management, and Media Management and Sports Marketing.

The bachelor’s programs in Sports Economics at Hoa Sen University will train sports economists who can calculate economic problems in sports.

With a 3.5-year training program, graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Economics at Hoa Sen University can work at government agencies, enterprises providing sports and sports services, schools, sports centers, or clubs.

Hopefully, the information above has answered your questions about Sports Economics. If you are interested in this field of study, don’t be shy to pursue your dream of becoming a real sports economist in the future.

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