The news is out: Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program is now being offered at Glion London. Since it began in Switzerland in 2001, the ESE program has come a long way. It started out as a Sports Management program, when Glion still had a campus in the tiny mountain community of Leysin, and the students on the program wore blue track suits instead of business attire. In 2007,
International sports events and federations present excellent career opportunities for people who have the right skills. But these highly sought-after positions don’t just require skills in sports management or event management, they require both. The students of the Event Sport and Entertainment (ESE) management programs at Glion Institute of Higher Education have experienced this overlapping area of demands first-hand. From their experiences, we learn that their “hard skills” in sports
On Friday May 8th our ESE4 teams presented their Integrated Projects (IP) at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. The IP objective was to create a new event program focused on Culture, Education and the spirit of the Olympic Movement for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. These projects were developed with a long term perspective “format” so they may be repeated annually or on occasion for the future Olympic Games.
On the weekend of March 18-21, Glion’s ESE2s (students of the Event Sport and Entertainment Management program, 2nd semester) and Postgraduate students had the opportunity to participate in the organization of the Matterhorn Ultraks event in Zermatt. This annual ski-touring race (between 1- 3 vertical kilometers) boasts challenging, snowy uphill hikes, and a risky downhill slope. With over 400 participants this year, and less than optimum weather, the volunteers had
With her Bachelor Degree in Event, Sport and Entertainment Management in hand, Lulla Hokholt ’12, from Norway, went from our charming Bulle campus straight to China where she put to use the skills and cultural knowledge gained at Glion to progress to a project manager position within two years, at Liquid Impact, an event management agency in Shanghai. In this interview, Lulla shares how she found her calling as an