BSM(Bachelor of Sports Management)

Mission Statement of the Sports Management Department:

The Sports Management Department  is committed to embodying the college’s vision and mission by providing comprehensive education and fostering holistic development in line with the principles of humanism.

Our mission is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to excel as socially responsible professionals. Through a well-rounded curriculum, hands-on learning opportunities, and ethical guidance, our aim is to empower students to become effective leaders in the sports industry, promoting wholesome and socially impact practices. By prioritizing integrity, teamwork, and respect, we cultivate a culture that values the well-being of athletes, the community, and the environment.

Program Overview:

The Bachelor of Sports Management program at Union Christian College, Aluva, is approved by the Government of Kerala and was inaugurated by the Honorable Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University on January 6, 2021. The inaugural batch of students has successfully completed their studies and secured placements in esteemed organizations. We are delighted to announce that the Bachelor of Sports Management Program at Union Christian College, Aluva, has achieved the prestigious first rank in the university examination. Moreover, two of our students have been accepted for higher studies in Spain.

Community Engagement Initiative:

The Community Engagement Initiative of the Sports Management Department , in collaboration with the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA), is dedicated to utilizing our expertise in sports management to contribute to the development of a comprehensive sports master plan for the state of Kerala.

Our mission is to establish a strong partnership with the GCDA, working towards the common goal of sustainable development and the promotion of sports as a catalyst for social progress. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), we aim to combine our knowledge, resources, and networks to create a robust master plan that addresses the diverse needs of Kerala.

Through this collaboration, we seek to integrate sports infrastructure, facilities, and programs within the broader framework of urban development, taking into consideration the social, economic, and environmental aspects of the state. Our approach will be rooted in humanistic values, guided by principles of inclusivity, equity, and sustainability.

The Community Engagement Initiative will actively engage with stakeholders, including government bodies, local communities, sports organizations, and field experts, to gather insights, conduct research, and develop innovative strategies. By promoting stakeholder participation and fostering open dialogue, we aim to ensure that the master plan reflects the aspirations and desires of the people of Kerala.

Furthermore, we will emphasize the importance of capacity building and knowledge transfer throughout the project. By organizing workshops, training programs, and knowledge-sharing sessions, we will empower individuals and organizations to actively contribute to the implementation and long-term sustainability of the master plan.

Ultimately, the Community Engagement Initiative of the Sports Management Department , in collaboration with the GCDA, envisions a future where sports and urban development are intertwined, creating vibrant and inclusive communities in the state of Kerala. Through our joint efforts, we aspire to inspire positive social change, enhance the quality of life, and foster a sense of pride and unity among the people of Kerala.

In recent years, India has emerged as a thriving hub for sporting events, presenting a tremendous opportunity for sports management professionals in the country. The Indian Premier League, Pro Kabaddi League, Indian Table Tennis League, and various other leagues for sports like hockey, football, and athletics have garnered significant media attention, fame, and financial success, thereby creating a favorable environment for highly skilled individuals in the sports industry. Those with expertise in sports event management, sports marketing, public relations, corporate sport management, and financial and statistical analysis can establish a successful career both within and outside of India.
Aspiring students of Sports Management can find abundant employment and internship prospects with sports teams, local sports organizations, and community-based teams, along with PR firms that handle sportsmen and sporting events at national and international levels. Additionally, companies involved in the production and distribution of sporting gear, uniforms, shoes, and equipment generate a high demand for sports management professionals in marketing and promotional roles.
Another advantage of pursuing a career in sports management is its inherent diversity and challenges, requiring individuals to be versatile and handle various responsibilities simultaneously. This makes it an intriguing and unconventional career option that not only offers financial rewards but also entertainment value.
Sports management professionals receive comprehensive training in finance, business, marketing, law, management, sports sciences, and public relations, equipping them with the competence to pursue diverse roles and industries. Consequently, studying Sports Management opens up numerous career paths for graduates.