Executives weigh in on sports education
The following are results of the Turnkey Sports Poll taken in June. The survey covered more than 2,000 senior-level sports industry executives spanning professional and college sports.
|Which of the following factors are most important for the success of a sport management program? Note: Respondents could select the top two.|
|How many years into a professional career does educational background no longer matter?|
|Which of the following carries the most weight when evaluating entry-level candidates on paper?|
|Is an MBA degree a prerequisite for an executive-level position in sports?|
|If all other aspects in two candidates’ profiles were equal, would you prefer to hire someone with a degree from a top-five sport management MBA program or a top-25 MBA program?|
|Which school offers the top sport management program in the U.S.? (open selections)|
Source: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment in conjunction with SportsBusiness Journal. Turnkey Intelligence specializes in research, measurement and lead generation for brands and properties. Visit www.turnkeyse.com.