Intro. SEM

Introduction to Sports & Entertainment Marketing Course Number: 08.47800

Course Description: This course introduces the student to the major segments of the Sports and Entertainment Industry and the social and economic impact the industry has on the local, state, national, and global economies. The products and services offered to consumers and the impact of marketing on these products and services are examined. Units include: Business Fundamentals, Product Mix, Product Knowledge, Product/Service Management, Business Regulations, Interpersonal Skill, Selling, Marketing Information Management, Economics, Distribution, Pricing, Advertising, Publicity/Public Relations, Sales Promotion, Business Risks, and Organization.

In order to increase the number of application experiences, students should participate in (1) Work-Based Learning (WBL) activities in the classroom and perhaps in a formal WBL Program; (2) DECA competitive events that are directly aligned with course standards and (3) a SchoolBased Enterprise. The prerequisite for this course is Marketing Principles.

Materials needed:

Paper and a writing utensil EVERY day

Flash drive EVERY day