About IISM

Why choose IISM

The sports industry is seeing an upward surge with a steady growth rate, signalling towards the need of professionals at various skill levels. Owing to the influx of various sporting leagues & increased fan participation, sports sector has now evolved into becoming a powerhouse of unexplored avenues & innumerable opportunities. Taking a cue from the sporting developments across the nation and possessing an eye for the future, alongwith an undying passion for sports, Mr. Nilesh M. Kulkarni established the International Institute of Sports Management back in 2010 with an aim to build & empower the young professionals who’d fit into the niche that has been carved within the sports industry.

International Institute of Sports Management (IISM), India’s pioneer & first of its kind institution offering sports management education is a venture of Eduhub Education Pvt Ltd, an educational initiative of Mrs. Rasika N. Kulkarni & Mr.Nilesh M. Kulkarni that forays into providing vocational training in the field of Event Management, Sports Management, Public Relations and Advertising & Journalism.

IISM is the foremost institute involved in the most unexplored education avenues. We offer [**undergraduate**](https://www.iismworld.com/bsm-of-sports-management/) & [**postgraduate programs**](https://www.iismworld.com/msm-of-sports-management/) in sports management that prepares students & young professionals towards exciting careers with an in-depth understanding of the design and implementation of tested and verified sports-specific training. We equip students with the professional skills and proficiency necessary to lead meaningful careers within the sports industry & be a reckoning force behind its success.

We at IISM are humbled to have been recognised & awarded for “Excellence In Innovation In Management Studies!” by India Today. We believe in providing an aspirant with a comprehensive understanding of the multi-dimensional value of the sports industry, because the industry needs just more than man power, it needs future ready professionals who are ready to innovate, ideate and succeed. Armed with specialized academic programs in sports management, we aim at developing young professionals who play a pivotal role into pinning the name of our sporting industry across the globe. We believe in constantly evolving & adapting to the industrial needs & thus strive rigorously towards building concrete road maps for the young sports enthusiasts to building successful [**careers in sports management**](https://www.iismworld.com/2019/07/sports-education-take-to-the-field-with-fewer-hurdles/).

We understand how entrepreneurship is blooming in our country & when we talk about sports in the start-up space in India, there’s a phenomenal growth lying ahead. It’s an exciting career for any sports industry aspirant, who aspires of becoming an entrepreneur and thus be a force behind intellectual properties. There’s no end line where ambitions need to stop & with these aspirations comes the need of courses or programmes that make students ready to face challenges & do more than just a “job”. Taking a cue from this need, we’ve strived to become a movement that creates young heroes with the ability and agility to unfurl new prospects in the sports sector and the business that surrounds it. The environment at IISM is so nurturing and fostering that it instils the spirit of initiatives, ingenuity and courage in each student along with imparting classroom education and field experience side by side.

We encourage learning by doing. The culture at IISM facilitates not just learning from academicians and eminent industry captains but peer learning as well. Aided by the latest technology, a continually evolving curriculum, and constant corporate interaction, we wish to transform our students from being first class management students into astute thought leaders who are ready to take on the challenges of the sports corporate world, both in India and abroad.

Whether it’s working on-field for managing a sporting league; or off-field involvement in planning & strategising; actively participating in research projects; or supporting live projects, our students have actively participated & contributed towards an array of projects ranging right from training programs, internships, developing research papers, & many more.

We take immense pride to have partnered across various forums like CII, FICCI, IMC Chamber for Commerce and Industry, etc. to facilitate discussions & recommend development strategies to government bodies & aid in the policy level decision making; with companies like Sportz Consult & Zeven for initiating research based knowledge reports; with international educational institutions like Victoria University to initiate research projects; with international clubs like Liverpool FC for fan engagement and promotion activities; and many more.

Our students have had an opportunity to work with organisations such as : BCCI; MCA; IMG Reliance; Star Sports ; Aditya Birla Sports ; Tata Trusts ; Total Sports and Fitness ; Tamil Thalaivas ; EduSports ; Sportz Interactive ; Rajasthan Royals & also actively contribute at various sporting events such as : IndVsSA one-dayer, International Football Forum, World Cup T20, IPL, PKL, Future Indoor Sports, National Swim Meet, Air-India Sports Club & Lion’s Club Grassroots Football Development Program, & many more amongst others.

We believe that there’s no end line to passion & ambition. With each passing year, our belief of establishing India on the global map & empowering the young professionals to pursue their dream careers amplifies & encourages us to keep moving upward & onward.