University of Pennsylvania - Residential Program

Learn What It Takes to Win in the Business of Sports

Sponsored by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), the Wharton Sports Business Academy (WSBA) is a summer sports business program that provides an opportunity for talented rising high school juniors and seniors to study sports business leadership at the Wharton School. This program will teach you about ownership, sports agents, marketing and media as you meet and learn from leaders in the sports business world.

The Wharton Sports Business Academy examines various academic disciplines as they apply to the sports industry with an overview of the business and legal aspects of various intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports enterprises. During this pre-college leadership program, you will visit some of the regions most important facilities and ultimately gain insight into the leadership, management, and increasingly global nature of the sports business. Through academic and co-curricular activities, WSBA students have the opportunity to test their potential as future sports business leaders. 

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