The course surveys a number of the drivers of contemporary sports business. The class will consider a mix of theoretical and applied approaches to understanding the underlying business dynamics of the industry.
Among the topics, the course will explore league structure, valuation methodologies, statistics, labor relations, fantasy sports and sports as media content. The course will be taught by four faculty members with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. Grading will be through a combination of class project, class participation, homework and a final.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Sunil Gulati was a Columbia Business School faculty member from 2017 to 2019.
Michael T. Fries Professor of Professional Practice of Media and Technology; Co-Director
Professor Knee teaches Media Mergers and Acquisitions, co-teaches The Media Industries: Public Policy and Business Strategy with Professor Tim Wu of Columbia Law School, and co-teaches Digital Investing with Adjunct Professor Jeremy Philips. He also serves as co-director of the Media & Technology Program with Professor Sarvary. Professor Knee is a Senior Advisor at Evercore Partners. Before joining Evercore as a Senior Managing...