“The International Institute of Sports Management has been a great experience for me. These past few months have helped me learn a lot and grow my knowledege about the sports industry in india.”
Karl Malao- BSM
My experience with IISM has been great since day 1, the faculty and office staff is really friendly and understanding and when it comes to education, there’s so much emphasis on practical knowledge than book knowledge which is the most important thing needed for such a professional course.
Vinit Shah- BSM
IISM has helped me realize my strengths and also my areas of improvemnt. The subjects covered during the academic year have given me knowledge of all that goes into the making of an organization, brand or aleague. I’ve been able to gain self confidence will help me in the long run, in the Sporting Industry.
Tanaz Hassan Mohommed- PGDSM
Since the first moment i came to IISM i was met with nothing but energy and enthusiams. The faculty and staff at this institution are top rate. They all want their students to do well. IISM has so many opportunities for the students to get the help they need… Professors helped me beyond words, I can say.All the faculty members were amazing!! They were active sports industry professionals and the experience and knowledge that they brought with them can’t be matched. I really believe it is a privilege to join IISM and i am so glad i made that decision.
Ankit Kasera- PGDSM
The journey of sports began from school but to accomplish my dreams in sports field IISM has shown me the parth. The experience here has been amazing and the numerous opportunities it has shown me till now has been tremendous.
Aashumi Mehta- MSM
It has been a great experience so far in this very first year. Additiol am very happy to be in the first batch of MSM which is recognized by Mumbai University. Like for Engineering. IIT is number one in india and for Management, IIM is number one in India, similarly for Sports it is MSM from IISM World. As the coordinates of IISM world is located in the commercial capital of India , it is truly advantageous for us to get exposed, interact & train with the high proifile executives of the commercial industry.
In this hand-on program of IISM world, it helps in identifying goals and make a plan to achieve theme, with a focus on developing skills in areas like leadership, marketing and professionalism.
The skills and experiences you again in the coming years will impact your success in your career and beyond ally, I got acquainted with the core sports industry practically and am looking forward for more.
Aditya Naik- MSM
IISM has changed my view on sports from a fans outlook to a Commercial prospective. IISM has surely broadened my skill sets and my approach to the Sports Industry, the course not only helped me with providing Various Insights but also have embedded to develop a thought process inorder to tap and make the most of the various avenues of the Sports Industry.
-2012 – ’13 Batch
Being a sports fan has been my identity for as long as I can remember. Following sport was always considered a ‘hobby’ with which to fill time and provide a refresher from daily routine. To come to IISM and talk, discuss, debate sport as a routine was an experience in itself. The program provides a good solid understanding of the sports business, delivered by competent faculty. There are a few teachers, unrivalled experts in their domain; learning’s from whom have left a lasting impression. IISM provided me the platform to break into the sports industry, and for that I will always be grateful. Over the course of the year I had the good fortune of meeting varied personalities and have made some terrific friends amongst them. The course has left me with great memories from numerous fun times in and out of the classroom. The real value gleaned from my time at IISM is the network of sports management professionals that I have been able to build and am privileged to be a part of.
–2011 – ’12 Batch
IISM came as an obvious choice as it was the best option to help pave my path in the sports industry. The journey has been wonderful, it helped me understand the complexities of the sports fraternity and gave me an in depth knowledge of the workings for the same. The unconventional approach in learning only added to the belief that it’s going to be sphere of passion and the desire to contribute that will guide you to your destination. Being in a place with many experienced and like-minded people only positively adds to the experience.
– 2011 – ’12 Batch
Joining IISM turned out to be a very good decision for me as it gave me the right launching pad in the Indian sports industry. We got insights into the various verticals that existed in the industry with the help of some valuable experience shared by faculty. The classroom was filled with people passionate about various sports which helped in adapting learning from one sport to another. This mix of amazing people (now my friends) helped me realize the landscape of Indian sports industry and the various opportunities available to contribute.
– 2011 – ’12 Batch
I have always been in love with sports, to be specific with cricket. At IISM, I was provided with an opportunity to get in touch with people who shared an immense passion for the world of sports. More importantly, it made me even more aware of the factors such as marketing, advertising, sponsorship and branding that form a crucial part of today’s sporting environment. The module of Sports Journalism has provided an impetus towards my interest in sports writing.
– 2011 – ’12 Batch
IISM is a one of its kind sports institute in India which covers maximum fields in Sports Management such as Sports Marketing, Sports Law, Public Relations, Principles of Sports Management, and Sports Medicine etc. IISM aims to bring out the professionalism in its students which can be applied in the much needed Sports Industry in our country. IISM continues to blend unique traditions with intellectual innovation to provide the best sports education environment for the development of outstanding graduates. Students interface and work with leading sports professionals from every field who are much focused on providing exceptional educational opportunities for all students.
– 2011 – ’12 Batch
IISM’S Post-graduate program not only adequately prepared me for my field, but it also provided me with networking opportunities to which I wouldn’t have otherwise been exposed to. IISM gave me a broad overview of the sport industry and showed me the many different avenues that are available to be pursued. It’s a unique university where in you are given an opportunity to work in a sports management company in between your course and gain first hand industry experience. Professionalism in the sports industry is the need of the hour here in India and IISM is one of the first institutes which help us in attaining that. The lecturers have all been working in the sports industry so we have been enriched with some useful knowledge which will help us while working in the industry.
– 2010 – ’11 Batch
IISM has helped me find myself. It has got me acquainted with the sports industry and has been my guiding light for this journey i have embarked on.
– 2010 – ’11 Batch
The most ideal way to kick start your career in the sports industry. IISM provides you with all the insights required to succeed in this field. with top notch faculty and industry interface opportunities IISM is the place to be !
Former Indian Cricketer, our Founder-Director, Mr.Nilesh Kulkarni, is someone who believes that the sports industry in India is a pool of unexplored opportunities.
Owing to this belief, Mr.Nilesh Kulkarni has been able to successfully translate his on-field experiences into carving a niche for young sports professionals with International Institute of Sports Management (IISM), the first professional Sports Management education provider of India.
Mr. Vinit Karnik
(Business Head - Entertainment, Sports & Live Events at GroupM)
A highly accomplished professional with 16 years of extensive experience in Business Development, Marketing, Domain Management, Product Promotions and Team Building, Mr. Vinit Karnik likes to think out of the box.
Whether it’s his expertise in formulating & directing strategies to promote products and services; steering marketing investment towards delivering business results for clients based on valuation and ROI or fusing entrepreneurial drive, his experiences prove on to becoming successful case-studies for the future.
Ms. Reema Sanghvi
(MD - Maximus Mice and Media Solutions Pvt ltd & Co-Founder Pinkathon)
A successful entrepreneur, at the age of 27, Ms.Reema Sanghvi comes with a flair of innovation integrated in to sports marketing.
An expert at experiential marketing & brand communication, she’s a firm believer of the ‘Target First’ model – that addresses the objective, the brand aspires to achieve.
Mr. Sanjog Gupta
(Sr.Vice President, Star India Pvt. Ltd.)
Senior Vice President for Star India Pvt Ltd, Asia’s largest broadcaster, comes with an experience of over a decade in broadcasting experiences across genres such as entertainment, news, lifestyle and Sports.
Being the Head of Cricket Operations (Star Sports), Head of Content & Production (ICC) for events including ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, his experience on media broadcasting stays unparalleled.