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Sport Business and the Law


$950 Enroll

Full course description

Instructors:  Ben Odom, NASCAR and Kelsey Copeland, LPGA

Click Here to watch an introduction video from the instructors.

Course Overview

Curious about the intersection of law, business, and sports?  Acquire a synopsis of sport organizations and the business issues they face.  The ability to spot legal issues as they apply to business and sports will improve.  Recognize the law's role in the day-to-day business of sport.

Who Should Enroll

Any professional working within a sport organization who desires to learn more about the legal issues within sports business; or any professional that desires a transition into a sport business profession.  Individuals interested in the actual business activities that make a sport happen should also enroll.

Topics Covered

  • Course Introduction and Sports Entity Organization Foundations
  • Intellectual Property and Sponsorship/Advertising
  • Antitrust and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Sports Betting, Gambling, and Gaming
  • Media Rights in Sports
  • Athletes and their Eligibility and Course Wrap-Up

Available Credits

Coming soon.

I understand that participation in any of the Certification programs (a) will not result in a degree from, alumni status with, or earned academic credit at Florida State University or FSU College of Law (or, to FSU's knowledge, any other institution), (b) will not be recorded on a Florida State University or FSU College of Law transcript, and (c) does not guarantee or suggest that a participant will be admitted to Florida State University, FSU College of Law, or to any other university or institution.

Refunds will only be granted in the event the learner requests a refund, in writing via email to within three (3) business days from the date of registration, or prior to accessing the course, whichever occurs first.  Date of registration will be determined by confirmation of payment.  No refund will be granted in the event the learner accessed a course in any manner.  A processing fee of 2.75% will be deducted from any refund distributed.  Please allow up to 30 days for the processing of all refunds. Once lessons have begun, payment is non-refundable.  The Stoops Center does not give refunds to learners who do not or cannot finish the course or certification for which they have registered.  In the case of a no-show, no refund will be granted.  Emergency cases will be judged on a case-by-case basis.