ABOUT THE FRONT OFFICE
The Front Office is an educational experience utilizing the structure of sports video games to expose our youth to careers in sports. Young people will learn how to be an owner, general manager, public relations manager and head coach.
The students will utilize math and logic as they manage the salary cap, communication skills to manage public relations, executive leadership to learn and execute business strategy, and lastly have fun!
Participants will learn:
Career paths around the sports industry, budgeting, writing, media training and many other C-suite level skills.
LEAD YOUR TEAM
- General Manager
- Public Relations Manager
- Head Coach
~ Display a proficiency at every business position.
~ Manage total team budget (revenue, expenditures and forecasting
~ Business operations (stadium location, maintenance & upgrades)
~ Human Resources (hiring, firing, job coaching
~ Hire the head coach
~ Build the team roster
~ Manage the salary cap
~ Interact with stakeholders via media interviews, social media, philanthropy etc.
PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
~ Develop and maintain a social media presence
~ Provide season preview
~ Weekly game recap
~ Interview the coach, GM, and owner
~ Media training for key leaders
~ Interview for and earn a head coaching job
~ Develop talent on the roster
~ Meet season objectives
~ Use statistical data analysis to develop game-alan for each opponent
* Each team will have its own objectives that will measure their success.
How to win!
To win The Front Office championship we will take a composite score of each franchise. This score will be based on the following:
25% general manager
25% public relations manager
25% head coach