Professional Certificate of Competence in Sport Management

A mix of practical and class-based study

  • Sport
  • Part Time
  • 6 Months
  • Start 5th Feb 2019

About this course

This six-month, part-time course combines both theoretical and professional skills training within the discipline of Sport Management. Upon completion of the course, you will be well-placed to face the growing number of issues facing the sports sector, particularly in the areas of strategic sport management, sport governance, marketing and media communications and the use of sport technologies.
Topics covered include:
  1. Sport marketing & development delivered over 6 weeks
  2. Sport innovation and technology delivered over 6 weeks
  3. Sport strategy and management delivered over 5 weeks
  4. Facility and event management delivered over 6 weeks

Course Delivery

Designed to fit around full-time work commitments, the course is delivered in weekly 2-4 hours evening sessions (Tuesdays and occasional Thursdays) over a six-month period.

This unique programme has been designed in collaboration with the Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Association (GSLA) and our Sports Key Advisory Group. Through a mix of practical and class-based study, the aims are to:

  1. Equip you with the skills necessary to carry out effective and critical reviews of sport management and encourage independent learning and enquiry.
  2. Provide you with the professional skills required to succeed as managers and leaders in the international sports sector.
  3. Encourage you to develop a critical awareness of the broad implications of managerial decisions and create an environment in which students can relate theory to practice, solve problems.

Where can this course take you?

The professional certificate in sports management can take you down several roots, here are a list of just a few:

  1. Sport marketing
  2. Media industry
  3. Public relations
  4. Sales management
  5. Sports information systems
  6. Sport agent
  7. Management of sporting bodies and related organisations (national / international)
  8. Event planning and management
  9. Venue and stadium management
  10. Management positions in spot and leisure clubs

Entry Profile

This course is designed for professionals in sport as well as established grass-roots practitioners.

Fees

Early bird discount £1,400 (Hurry – ends 21st Dec)
Standard price £1,550

This includes all University of Gibraltar registration fees, full course materials, supervision and tuition. International students wishing to enrol should contact the University Admissions Office for fee information.

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Deadline for applications 22nd January.

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