The course examines economic and policy issues raised by the rapid changes in the contemporary sports industry. The focus is on understanding the implications of industry structure, economics and culture in both the domestic and international sports businesses. In addition, we consider various forms of public and self-regulation designed to improve the effective operation of sports businesses in the face of this transformation.
Grades will be based on a combination of a group project, class participation, homework and attendance. The group project will be due before the start of class session #5 and two of the groups will be asked to make short presentations of their work during the final session (#6).
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...