The experience and knowledge that FC Barcelona has gained in the field of innovation in recent years is now being transferred to the field of education, as the club has launched two programs. One of the sporting entrepreneurship and another of the innovation in sport, a fact that makes Barça the first sports club to offer comprehensive and complementary training for professionals who want to create new projects or management of innovations in sports organizations to meet the challenges of the future. The two programs start on February 10th and are part of the online educational proposal from the Barça Innovation Hub, FC Barcelona’s research, innovation and training platform.
The Sports entrepreneurship program is the first virtual and global program of its kind developed by experts in the sports industry and aimed at all professionals who want to start Projects in this area. The program lasts six months and provides young entrepreneurs with the guidance, support and resources they need to develop their idea in the sports industry. It is also aimed at all students who want to complete their education in order to start projects in this field.
As a supplement to this content, the two-month Innovation in sport The program will also start on February 10th is the first time the Barça Innovation Hub offers comprehensive training in the field of its activityB. Innovations in sport for organizations such as clubs, leagues and associations. With this in mind, FC Barcelona is the first club in the world to offer a program of this kind, using the experience and knowledge of recent years on this innovative platform.
These two newly created proposals complement the offer of the Barça Innovation Hub, which currently offers 27 online programs in different specific disciplines in the fields of sports science, marketing and management in different areas of sports organizations for mor more than 15,000 students from 125 countries worldwide. At the same time, the Barça Innovation Hub organizes 10 different masters and postgraduate courses in different universities and academic institutions, in which more than 500 students are already participating.