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Module 1: Introduction to Agents and the Collective Bargaining Agreements of the MLB, NFL and NBA

An introduction to the duties of an agent; the "Rep K" that controls the player-agent relationship; and an analysis of the collective bargaining agreements that govern the three major leagues in the US -- including how a professional athlete achieves free agency in each major league and how players can be punished for improper behavior on and off the field.

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8 vídeos ((Total 81 mín.)), 2 leituras, 1 teste
8 videos
Lesson Introduction1min
The Representation Agreement ("Rep K")4min
NFL Commissioner12min
Fred Nance - NFL Commissioner's Authority9min
Andy Simms - Representing NFL Players24min
Jay Reisinger - Baseball Arbitrations14min
Play Act - Reaching Free Agency in the NFL, NBA and MLB11min
2 leituras
Guest Speaker Bios5min
Reading Assignments30min
1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz20min
Semana
2
3 horas para concluir

Module 2: Recruiting and Managing Clients

An introduction on how to approach recruiting clients, how to build an agency, and how to manage clients once they have signed a representation agreement; an analysis of the effect of professional sports on youth sports, and vice versa. The optional videos look at the fiduciary duties an agent owes his client.

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5 vídeos ((Total 108 mín.)), 2 leituras, 1 teste
5 videos
Miles Welo - Breaking Into the Industry and Growing an Agency37min
Dale Sheptak - Managing Clients and the Effect of Professional Sports on Youth Sports33min
Darren Heitner - Fiduciary Duties of Agents Pt. I12min
Darren Heitner - Fiduciary Duties of Agents Pt. II10min
2 leituras
Guest Speaker Bios5min
Reading Assignments20min
1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz20min
Semana
3
3 horas para concluir

Module 3: Early Stages of Professionalism and Selecting an Agency

How the best high school baseball player in the U.S. in 2013, Clint Frazier, went about selecting his management team; the way Major League Baseball teams handle their minor leaguers; and what it takes for any of them to reach the Majors. In this Lesson, we will also study how an agent can build an agency from the ground up, and represent professional athletes through their progression to their peak earning years. Finally, a look into the beginning of LeBron James’ career with his personal attorney, up to “The Decision.”

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10 vídeos ((Total 87 mín.)), 2 leituras, 2 testes
10 videos
Age Eligibility7min
John Palguta - Financial Planning for Athletes in the Early Stages15min
Clint Frazier - The Life of a Minor League Baseball Player Pt. I9min
Clint Frazier - The Life of a Minor League Baseball Player Pt. II5min
Fred Nance - LeBron James, The Early Years9min
Jeff Schwartz - Representing Young NBA Stars11min
Play Act - Handling Athletes in the Early Years6min
Brad Seymour - Minor League Baseball Pt. I8min
Brad Seymour - Minor League Baseball Pt. II12min
2 leituras
Guest Speaker Bios5min
Reading Assignments20min
1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz20min
Semana
4
2 horas para concluir

Module 4: Representing the Peak Professional Athlete Pt. I

Protecting the publicity rights of athletes while monetizing and maximizing their brands through product endorsement and license agreements. We will analyze the history of publicity rights and how to market your clients image effectively.

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7 vídeos ((Total 73 mín.)), 2 leituras, 1 teste
7 videos
Product Endorsement Agreements6min
Publicity Rights7min
Craig Nard - Legal Evolution of Publicity Rights22min
Marketing an Athlete10min
Ron Katz - Jim Brown v. Electronic Arts18min
Play Act - Sport Marketing5min
2 leituras
Guest Speaker Bio5min
Reading Assignments20min
1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz20min
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Principais avaliações do Becoming a Sports Agent

por TNDec 13th 2018

I loved every minute of this course. I've learned a lot about what I really needed to chase this dream. I love sports & I found what I was looking for. Thank you Coursera & CWR University.

por RKApr 26th 2017

Great sources of information, prominent guests and speakers, high quality learning. Moderately lenient in course load, assignments, quizzes, and peer-reviews.

Instrutores

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Peter A. Carfagna

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
School of Law
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Richard J. Volante, Esq.

Adjunct Instructor, Representing the Professional Athlete
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Sobre Universidade Case Western ReserveUniversidade Case Western University

Case Western Reserve University is a leading national research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. Through its seven schools and college, Case Western Reserve offers top-10 programs in health law, organizational behavior and social work and top-25 programs in biomedical engineering, international law, medicine and nursing. More than 4,000 undergraduate and nearly 6,000 graduate and professional students are enrolled at CWRU, representing all 50 states and more than 90 countries....

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