Sport Governance (Postgraduate Certificate): October start

Year of entry

2018

Start date

October 2018

Location

Central London

 

Status

Fully Approved

Duration

One year part-time

Attendance

Two evenings a week part-time

This programme introduces you to issues of governance and regulation and how they apply in the sport industry. It provides you with a thorough introduction to theoretical issues in corporate governance and sport economics, and links these to the governance and regulation of sport in practice.

The programme is ideally suited to the needs of executives within football clubs and media organisations, officers of football and sport regulatory bodies, members of supporters' organisations and local government officials with responsibilities in the leisure field. It will also appeal to those with a general interest in the sport, football and media industries, or those seeking a broad, general, education in sport management with a view to switching career into the sport business sector.

Teaching on the Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management/ Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Governance is also informed by the activities of the academic staff in the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, Birkbeck’s designated research centre for the study of sport business.

Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.

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Highlights

  • Discusses the 'peculiar economics' of the sport industry and the need for appropriate forms of regulation.
  • Helps you acquire the learning and research skills, and competencies, that are viewed as transferable and career-enhancing.
  • An opportunity to progress to the MSc Sport Management and the Business of Football.
  • We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.
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