World-class education, from top-notch faculty

The best faculty team in the field of sports executive education in China and throughout Asia, including industry leaders and experts from Europe, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Mainland China and Taiwan. The curriculum design fully“combines theories and practices”. Each course is jointly taught by a theoretical expert and an industry leader, completed by case study workshops led by top-class investors and business elites.

  • Executives of international sports organizations
  • Founders of global sports brands
  • Scholars focusing on the sports industry
  • Senior lawyer of international sports law
  • Mentors of international sports agents
  • Well-known scholars in management and other fields
  • Founders of global investment institutions

Global Faculty of EDP Program

Prof. Karen Danylchuk (Canada)

Chairman of World Association for Sport Management (WASM)

Deputy Dean of Undergraduate and Professor of Sports Management at Western University of Health Sciences

Prof. Harada Munehiko (Japan)

Academic leader of sports industry in Asia

Vice Chairman of Asia Sports Regulatory Commission, Professor at Waseda University, Chairman of Japan Sports Regulatory Commission, Director of J-League, Chairman of National Sports Tourism Promotion Association in Japan

Prof. Michel Desbordes (France)

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of International Sports Markting and Sponsorship

Professor at Université Paris-Saclay, Associate Professor at INSEEC Paris, top-class researcher of five leagues in Europe and four professional leagues in US

Prof. Shao-Tung Cheng (Taiwan, China)

Secretary General of Asia Sports Industry Association

One of the first PhDs of sports industry awarded in US in Asia, Professor at National Taiwan Normal University, Secretary General of Asia Sports Industry Association

Prof. Simon Chadwick (UK)

Master of sports management in UK

Professor of Sports Business Management at Salford University, Founder of International Business Sports Center at Salford University

Prof. William Sutton (US)

Author of Global Sports Marketing Bible

Professor at University of South Florida Business School, further Chairman of North America Sports Management and Marketing Association

Global Leader of Sports & Recreation Industry

Dr. Ji Ning

President of Vning Sports Business School

Secretary General of China Internet + Sports Assocation, Founder & CEO of Vning Sports, author of the first Sports Event Operation and Management in China , expert of sports industry and business models

Prof. Huo Jianxin

Expert of statdium operation and management

Graduate advisor, Expert Member of Asia Sports Management Association, Expert of China Statdium Association, Member of Beijing CPPCC, Vice President of Beijing Statdium Association

Prof. Yang Xuecheng

Expert of information technology and internet

Doctoral advisor, Professor at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Deputy Dean of Network Technology School

Prof. Liu Qingzao

Expert of major sports event management

Professor at Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, Deputy Secretary General of Sports Industry Branch of China Sports Science Association, Member of Steering Committee of Sports Vocational Skills Appraisal of State General Administration of Sports, Expert of National Games Management

Liu Chi

Vice Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the International Volleyball Federation

Arbitrator of the International Sports Arbitration Court, Director of the Professional Football Club Admission Review Committee at Asia Football Federation, Lawyer of international sports industry

Zhang Faqiang

Former Deputy Director of the General Administration of Sports

Former Deputy Director and Member of CPC Group of the General Administration of Sports, Vice Chairman of China Olympic Committee, Chairman of China Basketball Association, Chairman of China Gymnastics Association