For over 25 years, the Sport and Event Marketing graduate certificate program at George Brown College in Toronto has been equipping students with the core skills to succeed in the integrated work of sport, arts and entertainment and not-for-profit enterprises.
Hands-on from the first day, this 12-month program provides students with a foundation in consumer marketing. It focuses on the examination and application of Sport and Event Marketing best practices, strategies, tactics, tools and techniques. Students develop and learn to apply creativity and critical thinking skills that will take them from the classroom to the boardroom. Assignments and projects can involve industry partners, especially in the final semester when students plan and execute a charitable event.
Key disciplines covered include sport, arts and entertainment marketing, sponsorship activation, event planning and management, integrated marketing communications (IMC), digital media, not-for-profit and cause-related marketing and financial metrics.
This learning experience will enable you to:
Develop integrated marketing and media plans for arts, entertainment, cause-related marketing and the sports industry.
Plan, execute and evaluate comprehensive events utilizing project management and team-building skills.
Develop and evaluate sponsorship activation opportunities from the value perspective of the consumer, property and buyer.
Extracurricular opportunities may include:
This program is also offered in the fully online format. Students who wish to apply for Sport and Event Marketing Online Postgraduate program, should apply to B420.