Being the number one sports business program in the U.S. has its advantages, not least of which is insider access to high-profile national and international companies. There's no way around the fact that the Warsaw name opens some pretty formidable industry doors. Our annual study tours give Warsaw students unrivaled opportunities to connect with some of the biggest names in the world of sports business and marketing.
Take a spin around these destinations: San Francisco | China | New York City
Each spring, first-year MBA students in the sports business track visit the Bay Area to meet the West Coast sports industry's top executives and get an insider's look at the area's most exciting sponsorship agencies, apparel companies, and pro teams.
Each September, shortly before the start of their second year in the program, MBA students from all four centers have the opportunity to experience China first hand, by visiting Shanghai and Beijing through the college's Engaging Asia program.
Along with unforgettable cultural experiences like visiting the Great Wall of China, students tour companies and factories, participate in marketing events, attend lectures given by executives at leading firms, and network with top executives. For students in the sports business track, highlights include visits with major brands, teams, and leagues from both China and the United States
Curious to discover more about this trip of a lifetime? Get the scoop from the students themselves--and check out some inspiring photos--in these blog entries from the most recent trip.
In-depth meetings with some of the most influential people in sports. An insider's tour of the acknowledged center of the national and international sports world. Plus, the chance to get better acquainted with three very different cities. This is what the annual New York trip is all about.
Second year MBA students kick off the winter term with a trip to the East Coast to visit with media and apparel companies, agencies, teams and leagues and other movers and shakers in the sports industry.
Three full days of intense seminars, small group meetings and special events geared to provide an extra edge in the job market and offer valuable insight into the industry from outside the classroom.
But don't just take our word for it. Watch this video from the 2011 trip to see for yourself what a unique and amazing opportunity this trip is.