A brand new qualification is set to pave the way for younger people to enter into sports management very shortly.
The Government has announced that a Diploma in Sporting Excellence will be available from September 2018. Launched to target the 'next generation of sport leaders', the qualification will only be open to 16-18 year-olds to support this vision.
Designed to engage and attract a diverse range of people into the sport and physical activity sector, the course will help teenagers to develop the knowledge and skills required needed to become a senior international athlete, at the same time as complementing club training. However, you don’t have to be an accomplished athlete to study.
But how do we support older people or more experience professionals looking to develop the know-how and expertise required to lead in the diverse, ever evolving sporting world?
At Manchester Metropolitan University, we’ve developed a master's for anyone with a keen interest in the area of sport, and who wishes to take their career in the field to the next level.
Delivered 100% online, our Global Online Sport Business, Management and Policy programme explores everything from the policy affecting the industry to business strategies for facilitating, promoting or organising sporting events or initiatives.
It can be studied whenever and wherever you like, ensuring your studies are flexible enough to suit your work and personal commitments.
We speak to Dr Nicolas Scelles, programme lead for our MSc Sport Business, Management and Policy, about what the programme means to him and what students can expect from the course.
We speak to Dr Anastasia Kynighou, programme lead for our MSc International Human Resource Management, about what the programme means to her and what students can expect from the course.