Posts tagged: Centre for Sports Business

Manchester – A Global Centre of Sport

1 November 2016
Simon Chadwick tells us about why Manchester is a Global Centre for Sport

Simon Chadwick tells us about why Manchester is a Global Centre for Sport

Many of us here around the centre of Manchester love sport. We are all different whether we are active participants, enthusiastic spectators or avid readers, sport is often an integral part of our lives. When you engage in sport, try and think about what sport really means to you, your family and friends, the place you live, your country and, indeed, the world in general. It means a lot to me, for sure!

I think that sport is one means through which health and well-being of people is improved. It is also a way of building social cohesion by bringing people together. I believe sport can help foster both community and national identities, helping generate a feel good factor among those engaged with it. What do you think?

Have you thought about how sport also creates jobs, generates income, and builds export revenues? There are marketing and commercial benefits too. How do towns and cities position themselves as being homes of sport, while countries utilise sport as a way of influencing other countries?

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Ryan Giggs talks about achieving and maintaining excellence

15 January 2014
Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs interviewed by Professor Chris Brady

Ryan Giggs interviewed by Professor Chris Brady

Chris Brady, Professor of Management Studies at Salford Business School’s Centre for Sports Business, recently interviewed one of the university’s honorary graduates, Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs, about achieving and maintaining excellence.

The interview was first published in the ‘Performance’ magazine which provides ideas and best practice for performance professionals in elite sport: www.leadersinperformance.com.

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Welcome to the Salford Business School blog

14 January 2014
Professor Amanda Broderick, Dean, Salford Business School

Professor Amanda Broderick, Dean, Salford Business School

At Salford Business School, we’re committed to helping our students gain the skills and experience to become business leaders and managers who are fully equipped to thrive in the global market place.

While our focus is on innovation, entrepreneurship and business sustainability, these are just a few of the topics our blog will be touching on in the coming weeks and months.

Read all our Salford Business School blog posts here.
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