CAPS131-01C Business of Sports (with Joanne Spitz)

CAPS131-01C Business of Sports (with Joanne Spitz)

The course will review the basic economic concepts of supply and demand, elasticity, monopoly, and competition and show how these concepts apply to professional sports, including broadcast contracts, merchandising venue stadium sponsorships, and trades. The course looks at the role of government in financing stadiums and the impact of professional sports leans on local economies and will also cover labor markets for professional athletes, college athletes, non-professional sports, and the increased participation of women in sports, professional and amateur.





Day(s) and Time(s):

Sep 14-Dec 10


Registration for Fall 2020 is closed.
Class Number:14209_Fall2020
Your Price*: $1,230.00

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Instructor: Joanne Spitz
Email: [email protected]

Textbook Information
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Web Conferencing:
Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) strongly recommends that its online faculty use web conferencing (a live discussion) at least twice during the semester, using tools such as Adobe Connect or Blackboard Collaborate. For more information about this, email [email protected]. Some online programs meet weekly at set days & times. Your course instructor will inform you about dates and times of course meetings.

* Course fees are subject to change.