Vysoká škola tělesné výchovy a sportu PALESTRA

Address for correspondence:

Vysoká škola tělesné výchovy a sportu PALESTRA, spol. s r. o.
Slovačíkova 400/1
197 00 Praha 9 – Kbely

Phone: + 420 212 277 777
Secretariat: 733 520 116
Educational Department:731 411 370
E-mail: infovs@palestra.cz
WWW: www.palestra.cz

Partner Schools: original Palestra concept was designed with international institutional partners based on Palestra sport educational experience since 1990.

Vision of the Programme:

To become a respected, high quality, superior one which will provide its alumni with education in sport management on competitive level within the international competition and where are teaching specialists of the sport management area both of academic and practical area.

Mission of the Programme:

To offer to our students such education which allows them to be prepared for execution of their responsible posts at companies´ managements or as members of working teams where they will be effective partners with determined decision or with research experience with the stress on the sport area.

Types of Study Modes:

• Weekend studies (Friday to Sunday)
• Classes are held in 4 semesters
• For the first 3 semesters 12 educational days each
• The 4th semester is reserved for the thesis preparation and its defense

Course Duration:

• 24 months

Admission Requirements:

• Have completed at least an undergraduate (Bachelor´s) degree

Programme Leadership:

• Ass. Prof. Jiří Novotný, CSc.

Management of the School:

• Mgr. Pavel Špaček, Executive Director (Co-owner)
• Mgr. Milena Špačková, Executive Director (Co-owner)
• Prof. PhDr. Václav Hošek, Dr.Sc., Rector

Objectives of the School and the MBA Programme:

Palestra as a private educational institution was established in 1990. Since that time it has been oriented on sport area and leisure time activities, later on wellness. College of Physical Education and Sport Palestra, Ltd. begun its activities in 2004, Palestra offers three Bachelor degree programmes (Sport and Fitness Specialist, Sport and Leisure Time Management Educationist, Nutritionist and Sports Diagnostics) and one Master degree programm “Wellness Specialist”.

MBA “Sport Management” Programme suitably complements Bachelor’s and Master´s educational Programmes for professionals who are oriented in the area of Sport Management. We offer to our students such education which allows them to be prepared for execution of their responsible posts at companies´ managements or as members of working teams where they will be effective partners with determined decision or with research experiences with the stress on the sport area.

The Programme is to train management professionals in the world of sports, especially graduates who focus on their professional careers in sport management, whose aim is to update knowledge, professionals from other fields who wish to enter the sport world, or professional athletes that aspire to continue in the sports area.

The Programme is also a part of the Czech Olympic Committee project „Duální kariéra“ (Dual Career).