Context & Objectives


The professional sport industry has undergone a major revolution in recent years. The commercial development of the most popular competitions has prompted an increasing number of stakeholder organisations to take an interest in international sport, calling into question its traditional mode of governance.
Today, with a growing political, economic, societal and ecological impact in the world, global sport industry leaders have to take concerted and sustainable decisions and collaborate with their main stakeholders to find solutions to the rising challenges and develop a sustainable governance mode.
Global collaboration, anticipation and ethics will be key to a sustainable sport governance and to keep the sport passion alive.


  • Emphasis on the international dimension of sport;
  • Multidisciplinary approach, in-depth analysis of legal, political and economic issues
    (e.g. competition law, litigation prevention, risk management, regulation and media policy);
  • Focus on the current and future key challenges faced by sports organisations (specificity of sport, competitive balance, exploitation of commercial rights, social dialogue, match-fixing, doping, social responsibility, governance structure, etc.);
  • Visits of major sports cities with lectures at the heart of sports organisations by their leaders and top managers.




Anticipate the forthcoming key challenges

“Play to win”
Identify new global trends, analyse rising constraints and apply innovative methods
to best overcome them.


Exploit the dynamics

“Do it with passion or not at all”
Accompany the sport’s evolution, exploit the boiling energy and passion within the sport’s industry and adopt a solution-driven attitude.


Positively impact the development of European Sport Governance

”Leave your mark”
Realign core values and integrate ethics at all levels of business, improve management operations and leave a lasting mark in your industry.

Didier Primault
General Manager, CDES – Limoges
MESGO Session Director

“The MESGO is a unique and ambitious training programme that has rapidly become a reference in Europe. It is the result of collective work and collaboration by academic partners who are recognised for their expertise in the sports sector on the one hand, and team sports partners representing major international sports organisations on the other. We are united by a common philosophy and altogether we share the ambition of helping to improve sport governance.”