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Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Leadership Development

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Business Leadership is not intended for School Leavers but is aimed at individuals who have been working in the Sport Industry for at least 2 years. This unique short course is designed to provide professional upskilling within the industry, allowing students to demonstrate the learning outcomes expressed as knowledge, skills, and the application of knowledge as a means to either attain the necessary skills to take on more responsibilities.  Enquire now to learn more about this course, units and entry requirements. 

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Course overview – Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Leadership Development

An overview of the Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Leadership Development.

About the course

The Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Leadership Development short course is designed to provide professional upskilling, employment and participation in lifelong learning to those that are either currently working in the business of sport or seeking employment within the industry. This Certificate would therefore allow the students to demonstrate the learning outcomes expressed as knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge as a means to either attain the necessary skills to take on more responsibilities and/or move into leadership positions or to re-engage in the industry in positions requiring key leadership knowledge and skills.

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    Full Time
  • Study mode
    Online
  • Online learning
  • Intakes
    This course is currently not offered.
  • FEE-HELP
    FEE-HELP approved (for eligible domestic students – Australian citizens or Permanent Humanitarian visa holders)
    Only $990. Save $6,182 for a limited time. 
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Course structure

The full time course structure for the Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Leadership Development.

The course is divided into 2 x 6 week teaching periods with 2 units per teaching period. This course is intended for school leavers and mature age students who have at least 2 years of experience in the sports industry. 

Sports Recreation and the Law

  •  In this unit students will develop an understanding of the legal environment within the context of sport both national and internationally. This preparation will allow students to conduct affairs and professional dealings with due diligence in light of the legal obligations and requirements relevant to sporting activities and organisations.

Leadership in Sports Business

  •  This unit critically explores the pathways and impediments to making responsible personal, professional and strategic decisions in ‘real-world’ sporting organisations. The unit aims to provide students with an understanding of leadership theories, competencies and skills and how they are applied in sports business.  Students will use case studies from sporting leaders in Australia and abroad to analyse what makes an effective leader in sport and apply those skills and traits to the development of their own leadership style.

International Sports Business

  •  This unit aims to examine the international environment in which sport businesses operate and how management and leadership is similar and different across different jurisdictions. Using a series of case studies, the unit will discuss topics such as:  international diplomacy, human rights and equality, sport as development aid, as well as the role of  international organisations such as the International Olympic Committee, The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Research in Action (Sports Business)

  •  This unit is essentially concerned with developing a research perspective in students and an awareness of research methodologies and practices within an area of their expertise.  Students will research discipline and methodological literature bases in order to develop a research proposal and carry out a small-scale investigation into an area of academic interest relating to some aspect of health, a sport, games, dance or sports business. Students will generate contemporary and relevant data from within, but not limited to, their own sport, sports team, sports club, sporting association or organisation or sports business.

Course outcomes

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Career opportunities

  •  Students will develop the necessary skills to work professionally in careers in the sports industry. These roles may include Sports Administrators, Athlete Talent Managers, Sports Business Development Managers, Athlete Agents, Sports Consultant, Sports Business Research and Development Mangers, Sports . These roles can be in sports governing bodies, sports clubs, player associations government agencies and not-for-profit sports organisations.

Further study options

  •  Students who complete the undergraduate certificate will receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credit towards the Bachelor of Sports Business (Leadership) – 4 units

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