Sports Management (UG:Diploma)

International Career Institute the United Kingdom

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The award
UG:Diploma

How long you will study
24 weeks

Domestic course fees
GBP 798 per total

How you will study
distance, online

Course starts
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International course fees
GBP 798 per total

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About Sports Management at International Career Institute

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

The ICI sports management program designed in conjunction with industry leaders helps you learn the skills you need to succeed in sports management quickly and conveniently.

1 Sport - What it's All About

  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Parameters and definitions
  • The history of sport
  • Trends in sports participation
  • Pricing of sports participation
  • Sports clubs
  • Issues and trends facing sport

2 The Context of Sporting

  • The role and importance of sport in our society
  • The benefits of sport
  • The aims and objectives of sport
  • Current issues
  • Sport and society
  • Sport and health

3 The Voluntary Sector

  • Voluntary organizations
  • Sport is a voluntary concept
  • Voluntary ethos
  • Voluntary sports organizations
  • Management of voluntary organizations
  • The nature of voluntary organizations
  • Organizational structures and personalities
  • Governing bodies
  • How to retain volunteers

4 Sports Development

The many roles of the sports development officer

5 Leadership

  • Transactional or transformational
  • Leadership qualities in the sports situation

6 Working Together

  • Partnerships and liaisons
  • Agencies involved in sport

7 People

  • Performance appraisal
  • Managing people
  • What makes a manager?
  • Staff appraisal
  • Staff motivation
  • Delegation
  • Communication
  • Getting the right people
  • Team building
  • Team development
  • Personnel management

8 Organizational Management

  • The role of the sports manager
  • General management approaches
  • Quality management
  • Strategic management
  • Measuring performance
  • Planning
  • Objectives
  • Control
  • Organizational change
  • Decision making

9 Management in Practice

  • Management processes
  • Financial management
  • Legislation
  • Health and safety at work
  • Managing support services
  • The management of sport as a public service

10 Management Challenges

  • Competition
  • Financial control
  • National standards
  • Pressure for change
  • Voluntary implications
  • Philosophical challenges
  • Investors in people

11 Marketing

  • Marketing ethics
  • Marketing participation
  • Marketing activities and implementation
  • Public relations
  • Fundraising
  • Sports sponsorship

12 Event management

  • Events feasibility
  • Event planning
  • Event requirements
  • Event evaluation

13 Personal skills

  • Time management
  • Managing meetings
  • Meetings in practice
  • Personal management

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career in sports management
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a sports management pro in months not years!
  • Study a sports management course that was designed in conjunction with sports management industry leaders
  • Free up valuable time, don't waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as £25 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Start an exciting career in sports management! Graduates are qualified as sports managers and find employment in a broad range of positions with:

  • Event management firms
  • Player management firms
  • Recreation and leisure clubs
  • Sports marketing firms
  • Sponsorship management firms
  • Amateur sport organisations
  • Professional sport leagues
  • Sporting goods organisations

Course Levels Explained

This course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the three levels below:

Diploma

Qualifications recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

Advanced Diploma

The graduate is able to apply a significant range of principles and techniques across various contexts and functions. Graduates can expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.

Prerequisites

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

Diploma Level-24 weeks--Advanced Diploma Level-31 weeks

ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

  • Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Study Mode: Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you'll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Enrolments statistics reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience at ICI:

  • Government, business & industry employers 32%
  • High school leavers 20%
  • Individuals looking to start a business or change career paths 18%
  • Individuals already in the industry looking to formalise and/or update knowledge and seek a promotion 11%
  • Military personal 11%
  • Stay at home mothers 8%

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very 'hands on' approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the 'theory' behind the industry - they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

Various government departments and business's have enrolled their own staff with ICI for further training and development and is a strong indicator of acceptance and recognition by employers and industry.

The following is a partial list of companies and government departments which have enrolled or sponsored staff into ICI courses:

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Sports Centre, University of Kent
  • Department of Tourism, Regional Development & Industry
  • The Placement People
  • Skill Hire
  • Metcash Trading Ltd
  • Navman Technologies
  • The European Fund
  • Employment Directions Network
  • The Salvation Army
  • Calvin Klein
  • John Paul College
  • Legal Aid Commission
  • Melton Council
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • HSBC
  • American Express
  • Clayton UTZ
  • Hennikers Solicitors
  • Villari Lawyers
  • Prisoners Education Trust (HM Prison Service)
  • Uniting Care Institute of Family Practice
  • Workplace Authority
  • Centacare Employment Group
  • Employment Directions
  • MAX Employment
  • Gunnebo (Security)
  • Brookfield Multiplex
  • Coles Myer Ltd

Already in the Profession or Industry?

This course and qualification is a great way of consolidating existing knowledge via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), updating your industry skills and contributing towards your professional development. It is also one of the most practical steps you can take towards working towards gaining a promotion or better paid position.

Course fees can be claimed as a tax deduction as long as the course is sufficiently connected to your work activities.

What Do I Get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs
  • Student ID card giving students access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas! Save on transport, accommodation, communications, food, shopping, movies and more!

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a sports manager
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipSptMgT
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program ( Click to learn more ).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:DiplomaHow you will studyDistance, OnlineHow long you will study24 weeks
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 798 per totalInternational course feesGBP 798 per total

Notes about fees for this course

£25 Per Week Interest-Free Payment Plan

Entry requirements for this course

Contact International Career Institute to find course entry requirements.

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