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We offer a wide range of high quality short and long term teaching and extracurricular activities in basketball.


Bachelor’s Degree in Management along with Alytus College

The Professional Bachelor in Management (specialization – Basketball) study program is organized along with Alytus College and designed for students who are passionate about sports and basketball in particular, and wish to gain management and leadership skills in this expanding and exciting industry. Studies will focus on sport processes (taking basketball as a base); management principles in the field of sports, an area that is growing in its importance and impact nationally and globally. The sports industry employs hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, providing graduate career opportunities in a wide range of sports-related businesses and organizations. Combining practical experience with the academic study will help to fully equip you with a broad understanding of the international and commercial aspects of the sports business industry. Students will gain basketball and sports in general management and leadership skills that employers have told us they are looking for in our students.


Intensive course for Basketball Coaches

The Lithuanian basketball coaching culture is the main reason for Lithuanian basketball success. "Coaches are the engine of basketball development" - delivering the course at IBU, legendary Lithuanian coach and Basketball Federation Honorary President, Vladas Garastas has always emphasized this during his presentations. Join the course which will provide you with the relevant knowledge of the specific topics on basketball games, a few topics of many for the intensive coaching course such as multiyear preparation of elite teams of youth basketball players and offensive philosophy fundamentals of individual defense. Some Lithuanian and international coaches that participants will have a chance to interact with and learn from are: Vladas Garastas, Henrik Dettmann, Rutenis Paulauskas, Kestutis Kemzura, Kazys Maksvytis. It is a quick and great opportunity to upgrade your current knowledge.


Intensive Course for Basketball Managers

The Lithuanian basketball system has proved through its stability, in being one of the world's leading basketball eco-system and still remains an effective producer/developer of new basketball stars. The following are just a few points that the intensive course will analyze: How basketball structures are formed in line with the latest innovations on and off the basketball court, what are the main factors of its stability, why small populations are famous for basketball victories, etc. You will find these and more answers during the short term intensive studies at IBU. Join this exclusive opportunity to learn one of the most unique basketball cultures in the world. The courses involve internationally recognized sports managers - UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Supervisor, Edvinas Eimontas, Former FIBA Europe Board Member and Eurobasket 2011 Organizer, Dr. Mindaugas Balciunas, and Head of MTG (Viasat Group) Creation Department, Arvydas Rimas.


Master’s studies in Business Administration (MBA) along with Mykolas Romeris University

The Master‘s studies are organized in cooperation with IBU partner universities in European countries (In the Republic of Lithuania - Mykolas Romeris University). IBU exclusively selects one partner university in each country, with which the Master's studies course is organized. The MS course is partly organized in Lithuania and at the partner university of the respective country. The course semester is comprised of intensive learning (14 days duration) and online learning (5 months duration) period. The MS course involves lectures from widely recognized experts like the NBA Europe's Vice President, Jesus Bueno Pascual, the General Manager of Fenerbache Istanbul, Maurizio Gherardini, former FIBA Europe Executive Director, Miguel Betancour and more.

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