July 7, 2022

Brest: School of sport business, a new school dedicated to professions around sport

From left to right: Samy Guelman Deputy Director and Studies of the SSB, François Pouletty Director and Julien Pelleau, Director of Corporate Relations. © SSB

Founded in 2015 in the Kergaradec area, Brest open Campus now has 423 students, spread over six higher schools specializing in the fields of commerce & management, IT, communication, digital, hospitality-tourism & catering and real estate.

A new establishment has just been established there, SSB (School of sport business). It will welcome students wishing to train in the trades that make up the sport business sector. ” The spectrum of its trades is wide because it covers the media, large-scale distribution, events, entrepreneurship (coaching for example), communication consulting… And even real estate ”, presents François Pouletty, director of SSB and co-founder of Brest open campus.

Sport business represents 448,000 jobs today in France.

“No private school offers this offer in the territory of western Brittany. ”

François Pouletty, director of SSB

Two courses

Two courses are offered: a bachelor’s degree in marketing & sports events (bac + 3) and a master’s in sports & e-business management. “The Bachelor 1 and 2 are done in initial training, with three to five months of internship. The last three years are alternating, with one week of school and three in business, ”continues François Pouletty. The first two years cost 7,700 euros (possibility of obtaining a scholarship of 1,000 to 3,000 euros for certain students), training is free for semi-pro sports students.

Renowned partners

The school, officially open, already has many partners. “We are getting closer to the makers and the actors. We surveyed the ecosystem to find out the needs, ”explains François Pouletty. And to quote “the great school mentors »: Eric Ledan, commercial director of Brest Bretagne handball, Maxime Rault, director of Décathlon in Brest, Jean-Noël Prime, head of education at Stade Brestois 29, Renaud Farou, technical advisor to the French football federation, Gérard Le Saint , president of BBH and director of SAS Le Saint…

Their role is simple and essential, we co-construct the educational program together. And students will be able to develop their professional network.

François Pouletty, director of SSB

Jeanne and Julia Courtois, engineer and pharmacist, participants of the last Jacques Vabre transatlantic race, are the godmothers of SSB.

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