-October 2009 - May 2010: Sports Law and Management Certificate Program (60 Participants)

This certificate program offers an extensive education on sports law and sports management topics for the people who want to improve themselves professionally or academically. Besides the distinguished guest speakers presenting, case studies and panels were introduced within the program.

Some of the distinguished guests are: The Judge Advocate General of Supreme Court and President of the GSGM Court of Arbitration Hasan Gerçeker, President of TFF Court of Arbitration Adnan Türkkan, President of TFF Dispute Resolution Chamber Sait Yalazay, President of TFF National Refree Committee Oğuz Sarvan, General Secretary of TFF Ahmet Güvener, TFF Executive Board Member Av. Yunus Egemenoğlu, General Secretary of Turkish Basketball Federation Ali Özsoy, Editor of the Ballesteller Magazine Klaus Federmaier, President of Hacettepe University Prof Dr Uğur Erdener.

Lecturers:

Social Dimension of Sports: Prof. Dr. Zuhal Baltaş, Şansal Büyüka, Fuat Akdağ, Ahmet Güvener, Klaus Federmeier, Eray Özer, Ümit Kıvanç, Mert Aydın, Barış Kuyucu, Kaan Ark, Murat Ağca, Yiğiter Uluğ, Zeynep Gürler

Current Sports Structures: Şenes Erzik, Prof. Dr. Seyhan Hasırcı, Prof. Dr. Erdal Zorba, Av. Dr. Levent Bıçakcı, Av. Yunus Egemenoğlu, Ahmet Ağaoğlu, Oğuz Sarvan, Mehmet Baykan, Kerem Ertan, Orhan Gorbon, Taha Aksoy, Ali Özsoy, Kaan Ark, Abdurrahman Açıkalın, Alp Ulagay, Koray Emre Kara

Sports Law: Yargıtay Başkanı Hasan Gerçeker, Prof. Dr. Aytekin Temizer, Prof. Dr.Gülçin Grassinger, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Akad, Prof. Dr. İlhan Helvacı, Doç. Dr. Tekin Memiş, Doç. Dr. Mahmut Koca, Prof. Dr. Gürbüz Gökçen, Prof. Dr. Haluk Burcuoğlu, Prof. Dr. Seyhan Hasırcı, Doç. Dr. Savaş Bozbel, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Burak Oder, Av. Dr. Levent Bıçakcı, Dr. Emre Bayamlıoğlu, Arş. Gör. Ahmet Ayar, Av. Kemal Kapulluoğlu, Av. Seda Özbay, Av. Faruk Baştürk, Av. Simge Aybey, Av. Şekip Mosturoğlu, Av. Osman Buldan, Av. Faruk Baştürk, Av. Adnan Türkan, Özcan Şepik, Erdil Arpacı, Zeynep Gürler, Emre Atam, Hans-Peter Müler, Peter Limacher, Dirk-Reiner Martens 

Sports Management: Doç. Dr. Melih Baş, Dr. Cüneyt Sezgin, Ahmet Güvener, Mustafa Denizli, Güray Karacar, İdil Ülken, Emrah Bayraktar, Kaan Ark, Dorukhan Acar, Mete Ikiz, Kaan Kural, Murat Kosova, Ömer Tanrıöver, Tugrul Aksar, Refik Arkan, Hüsnü Güreli, Abdulkadir Kuşin, Cem Ülkeroğlu, Mert Aydın, Burak Gürkan, Ali Saydam, Ogan Tahran, Murat Özaydınlı, Hasan Gönen, Vehbi Tosun, Mehmet Özhaseki, Murat Tabanlıoğlu, Faruk Bil, Fatih İbradi, Bağış Erten, Yiğiter Uluğ 

Lecture topics:

Social Dimension of Sports: Philosophy and Sociology of Sports, Sports and Mental Health, Sports, Culture and Society, History of the Olympics, Globalisation at Sports, Social Function of Sports in the EU, Sports Tourism, HiF (Grassroots), Fanship, Belonging and Fairplay, World and Turkish Sports Media History, The Role of Television at Sports

Current Sports Structures: International Olympic Committee, European and World Sports Models, Structure of FIFA, Structure of UEFA, Structures of International Federations, Structure of GSGM, Structure and Management of TFF, Structure of Clubs’ Association and its comparison with European Models, Structure of Amateur Sports, Athlete Education in Turkey, The Relationship between Mediation and Arbitration at Sports, Structures of Refrees in Turkey and in the World, The Impact of Betting on Sports, The Final of the Champions League, The Final of the UEFA Cup, The Organisation of the World and European Championships, 2010 World Basketball Championship, A Success Story: “Golf Federation”, The Benefits of International Events to a Country, Erzurum Universiad Winter Games, 2009 Presidential Cycling Tour

Sports Law: Sports and the Constitution, Self-government at Sports and Adminstrative and Discipline Laws, Sports and Criminal Law, Sports and Tax Law, National and International Rules of Transfer of Players, Professional Coach and Player Contracts, Training Compensation, Business Law at Sports and Social Security Relations, Regulations to Work for the Foreign Athletes in Turkey, Player Agents, Doping at Sports Law, WADA, Disputes at National and International Transfers, Media Rights and Broadcasting Rights, EU Competition Law and Sports, Licensing Contracts and “Ambush Marketing”, Sponsorship Contracts, Intellectual and Industrial Rights at Sports, Nike’s Success at Sponsoring, Responsibility Regime at Sports, Guilds Law and Sports, Name and Image Rights at Sports, UEFA Disciplinary Body and Appeals Body, FIFA Disciplinary Body and Dispute Resolution Center, CAS – Opinions and Decisions, GSGM Discipline and Appeals Body – Opinions and Decisions, Case Analysis – “Süreyya Ayhan”, Case Analysis – “Deniz Barış”, TFF Dispute Resolution Chamber – Opinions and Decisions, TFF Discipline and Appeals Body – Opinions and Decisions.

Sports Management: Institutionalisation and Management Models, UEFA Club Licensing System, Leadership, Youth Development Programs, Sports as an Industry, Football Industry: Value Chain and Economic Dimensions, NBA: Value Chain and Economic Dimensions, Strategic Planning at Sports Management, Football Industry: Strategic Models and Examples form Clubs, Financial Reporting at Sports Clubs and Analysis of Reports at Sports Clubs, Revenue and Expenditure Items at Sports Clubs: Turkish Football, Financial Performance and On-Field Success, Incorporation Models at Football: European and Capital Markets, Examples of Incorporation at Football: FB, GS, BJK and TS, European Models of Incorporation at Football: Premier League, Champions League Effect at Football, Financing Sports Facilities, Ideal Organisational Structure of a Sports Club, Change at Barcelona FC, Job Opportunities at Sports Industry, Sports’ White-Collars: Gill, Kenyon..., Sports and Marketing, Sponsor Perspective at Sports, Player Brand Value Management: Beckham, Ronaldo, WTA, CRM at Sports Clubs, Merchandising, Using New Media, Seat Marketing, Case Study: Real Madrid, Case Study: Manchester United, Sports and Information Technologies, Sports Databases, Place and Importance of Local Governments at Sports, Risk Management at Sports, Sports Architecture and its Impact on the Economy, Regional Economic Benefit of Sports, Sports and Corporate Communications, Youth Management at Sports, Visiual and Auditory Media: Eurosport, Creating a Sport Society.

-February- May 2010: Sports Media Certificate Program (55 Participants)

In the new millenia, Sports Media sector is one of the most important parts of the whole media sector. For this reason, this sector needs qualified personel more and more everyday. In order to match this demand, Our Center organized the third ‘Sports Media Certificate Program’ in 2009-2010 academic year. There were over 150 applicants for this certificate, but only the 55 that were successful at the entrance exam were accepted to the program with various scholarship opportunities. At the end of the program, another exam was made to find suitable personnel for the media sector. According to this final exam’s results many participants were provided half- and full-time job opportunities

If we include the last two years’ certificate programs, there are more than 30 full-time and more than 50 part-time working people. Some of the places that they started working are; NTVSpor, Lig TV, Eurosport Türkiye, GS TV, Radikal, Taraf and Vatan Newspapers, Turkish Football Federation and various websites related to sports.

Lecturers:

Ahmet Çakır,Ahmet Çiğdem, Ahmet Güvener, Alp Ulagay, Attila Gökçe, Ayten Görgün, Bağış Erten, Banu Yelkovan, Barış Kuyucu, Bülent Timurlenk, Cengiz Alkan, Emek Ege, Erdil Arpacı, Fatih Terim, Faruk Baştürk, Fevzi Yazıcı, Fuat Akdağ, İbrahim Altınsay, İpek Özgüden, İsmail Hakkı Polat, Kaan Kural, Kemal Kapulluoğlu, Levent Bıçakcı, Mehmet Demirkol, Mert Aydın, Mete İkiz, Mithat Bereket, Murad Sezer, Murat Ağca, Murat Erun, Okay Karacan, Şenez Erzik, Tanıl Bora, Tuğrul Akşar, Uğur Yıldırım, Ümit Kıvanç, William Gaillard, Yiğiter Uluğ, Zeki Çol

Lecture topics:

History of the Media: The Language of Sports News, History of Radio-TV, History of Sports Media, Turkish, News Ethics, Comparative News Perspective, Turkish Sports History and the Olympic Spirit, History of Olympics

Sports Journalism: Editing, Page Structures, Writing Sports News, Methods of Interviewing, Photo-Journalism, Foreign News, Media Communications at International Organisations

Radio-TV News: Sports Announcer, Editing at TV and Being in front of the Camera, TV News Language, Fiction, Assembly and Technique, Broadcast Directing, Advertisement-Public Relations and the New Media, TV Directors’ View of Sports, Newspaper Directors’ View of Sports, Public Relations, Sports Sponsorship and Project Management, New Media

Administrative Structures, Rules, Principles: Sports Law and Adminstrative Structure, Rules, International Regulations, Sports Economics

-14 November 2009: PANEL – TV’s Role at Sports

Participants: Barış Kuyucu, Fuat Akdağ ve Bilgin Gökberk

-13 February 2010: PANEL – Incorporation at Football: FB, GS, BJK VE TS

Participant: Tuğrul Akşar, Mete İkiz, Dorukhan Acar, Hüsnü Güreli, Refik Arkan ve Abdulkadir Kuşin.

-17 April 2010: Guest Speaker

Participants: UEFA Vice-President Şenes Erzik