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Navigating Sports Business

Jun 28, 2023

Jim Kahler - Director of the Sport & Entertainment Management Program - Monte Ahuja College of Business - Cleveland State University - has decades of sports business experience as CMO of the Cleveland Cavaliers, as well as in academia with 3 separate universities.


He offers a unique perspective on the state of the industry, and shares what he teaches his students to prepare them for a successful career in a continuously evolving industry.



1:30 - Jim’s time as one of AJ’s mentors

4:15 - Ohio University

8:30 - Now at Cleveland State

12:15 - Returning to Cleveland after being CMO of the Cavaliers

16:50 - Advice for students breaking into sports

22:10 - Predictions for the sponsorship market

28:10 - Rapid Fire Questions


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