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West Springfield ES: "Business of Sports" (Grades 4-6)

SPARK Business Academy Inc. - West Springfield ES

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - Thursday, May 23, 2019
West Springfield ES 6802 Deland Dr SpringfieldVA  22151
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - Thursday, May 23, 2019
West Springfield ES 6802 Deland Dr SpringfieldVA  22151

What's Included

For the sports lover, future team General Manager (GM), sports team owner or ESPN analyst, this unique class will “show you the money” in sports! Students will learn the business side of various sports and actively discuss and analyze a different “sports money” topic every class, including: • Which sports teams have the highest dollar market value? • How do teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL make money? • Endorsements: From Michael Jordan to LeBron James • How should Under Armour compete against Nike? • How do collective bargaining agreements determine player salaries in pro sports? • What’s “the money picture” in individual sports like golf or tennis? • Why do some pro athletes go bankrupt after making millions? • How much money do top college football programs raise for the school?

About This Organizer

SPARK’s mission is to promote financial literacy and empower students, millennials and young professionals with the tools and mindset to make educated financial decisions and develop into responsible global citizens.

Financial literacy is an essential 21st century skill that will give students an edge in life.

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