Sport Governance (Postgraduate Certificate): January start

Year of entry

2018

Start date

January 2019

Location

Central London

Status

Fully Approved

Duration

One year part-time

Attendance

Two evenings a week

Other entry years for this course

2017

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.

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

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the 'peculiar economics' of the sport industry.
  • Explain the need for appropriate forms of regulation in the sport industry.
  • Acquire the learning and research skills, and competencies, that are viewed as transferable and career-enhancing.
  • 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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