Free Online Course on Olympic Games and the Media

The Autonomous University of Barcelona is offering free online course on Olympic Games and the Media. This course gives you a complete knowledge of the communication and management techniques that are put into practice in the creation of the most important sporting event in the world.

Students will learn the keys to the production and television production of the Games, their programming and the management strategy of the audiovisual rights of the Olympic Games. The course will start on June 11, 2018.

Course At Glance

Length: 5 weeks of study
Effort: 2-3 hours/week (5 semanas de estudio, 2-3 horas/semana)
Subject: Olympic Games and the Media
Institution: Autonomous University of Barcelona and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on June 11, 2018

Providers’ Details

The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

About This Course

This course gives you a complete knowledge of the communication and management techniques that are put into practice in the creation of the most important sporting event in the world.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn the keys to the production and television production of the Games, their programming and the management strategy of the audiovisual rights of the Olympic Games. At the same time, you will gain valuable insights into the foundations of communication in social networks and Olympic culture, which is closely connected with classical culture and humanism. The Olympic Games are a precise reflector of modern advanced societies considered as a whole. Many of the strategies and trends we address in this course can be applied to fields other than the world of sport.

Requirements

No background knowledge or skills are required, though University recommend an interest in media and the Olympics as a contemporary phenomenon.

Instructors

Emilio Fernández Peña, Professor Titular
Department of Audiovisual Communication

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website
  • Create a Coursera account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.

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