The Sports Management Course students had a chance to interact with Mr. Vivek Raja, Founding Partner, Krumur; and, COO, Indian Boxing Council. Sharing his experience as Director Workforce for the Commonwealth Games D2010 (2007 – 2011) Mr. Vivek emphasized the importance of complete knowledge about the requirements of athletes for a Sports Manager.  

Speaking about the need for good nutrition for sports person, he said ‘whether you are a body builder or a professional athlete, exercising and sports nutrition plays a key role in optimising the beneficial effects resulting in improved performance recovery and injury prevention’. 

Commencement of Sports Management Course


On July 5, 2017, a special function was held to mark the launch of the 11 Months Post Graduate Diploma in Sports management.  The course is run by Center for Sports & Management Studies (CS&MS) with SDMIMD as the academic partners.  Prof.Sheshanna, Former Professor, Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore, Mysuru, delivered a special address on the occasion.

Earlier, Dr. H. Gayathri, Program Director and Deputy Director of the Institute, delivered the welcome address. Dr. Gayathri presented the need of Sports Management Courses to bring the professionalism in sports management. 

Mr. Arijit Ghosh, Founder of Center for Sports and Management Studies (CS&MS) and faculty of the course, narrated the journey in launch of Sports Management Courses in collaboration with SDMIMD as academic partner. Mr. Ghosh called upon the young sports managers of the first batch of PGDSM to make best use of the opportunity to study in one among the top institutions in India. 

Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Dean Academics & Professor - Operations, SDMIMD, introduced the opportunities in sports management in various areas like service, administration, management and execution support in sport industry. Highlighting the success stories in sports, Dr.Jagadeesh presented the opportunities in research and learning in sports discipline.


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