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Professional and Amateur Sport Organizations

 The professional sport team or any amateur sport organization can benefit tremendously from the background of Dr. Susan Brown Foster, President.  With her twenty plus years experience in the field of sport and academia, she can assist your organization in developing a dynamic internship program that will not only serve your organization well, but will assist you in screening future employees.

Too busy at the Baseball Winter Meetings™  to conduct countless interviews?  Dr. Foster will screen interns and employees for you before the meetings so you only meet/interview the ones that are perfect fit. She will also conduct on-site interviews at the annual meetings.  However, Dr. Foster will only accept consulting positions for a maximum of three teams/ownership groups during the 2009 Winter Meetings.  Be the first in line!

Dr. Foster can also help you at Career Fairs during certain times of the year. 
Call today to discuss your employment plans!
Contact Dr. Foster via e-mail, or view our Contact page.

College Athletics

Need a well-designed internship program?  Want to screen future entry level employees?  Dr. Susan Foster has worked with collegiate athletic programs of all sizes in placing interns and served an internship herself in college athletics.  Sport Business Consulting will help you advertise and screen for future hires.

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Sport Management/Sport Business Academic Programs

The academic arena is one of the President’s, Dr. Susan Foster, specialty areas.  Having worked in higher education for over twenty years including service as the Chair of the Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC) for five years, your educational institution can benefit in its development of a sport management curriculum and the necessary internship program, a key ingredient for any sport management or sport business academic program.  Dr. Foster’s eleven total years to SMPRC established her as a recognized expert in sport management curriculum as evidenced by her election as Chair by her peers in 2001.

Dr. Foster has been developing Sport Management curricula since 1988 and was successful in gaining national program approval from SMPRC for Western Carolina University as Program Coordinator for 10 years.  In 1999, Dr. Foster moved to Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida where she spearheaded the portfolio development for SMPRC program approval.  Under Dr. Foster’s guidance, Flagler College was successful in gaining this prestigious milestone on its first submission.  Historically, less than 20% of institutions gained program approval on their first submission.

In 2003, Dr. Foster was hired to start the new Department of Sport Management in the School of Business at Saint Leo University near Tampa, FL.  Under her direction, a new full-time internship program was established which has grown to be one of the most respected in the industry.  See what General Manager, Buck Rogers, of the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Milwaukee Brewers) says about Saint Leo interns. (Link here – will provide additional info).  2007 brought a name change to the major and department to the Department of Sport Business and International Tourism now housing two majors – Sport Business and International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Dr. Foster will consult with your department, school, or university in developing a quality sport management/business program.  Contact her via e-mail, or view our Contact page.
 

Parents and Students

Parents, you, too, can benefit from the Dr. Susan Foster’s wealth of experience.  Due to her background as five-year Chair of the national Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC) and eleven total years of service to this governing body that granted national APPROVED status to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs of sport management, Dr. Foster is in touch with quality programs nationwide.  She can assist you and your son/daughter in finding a quality sport management/business curriculum.  Don’t wait!  Sophomore year is not too early to start researching collegiate institutions.

Students looking to transfer colleges can also benefit!  Dr. Foster’s recommendations and insight can help you transfer to the right program at the right time!  Don’t waste those credits at the community college! 

Contact Dr. Foster for your 30-minute to 60-minute consulting appointment.

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