Sports governance resources

Upcoming events

Keep up to date with developments in sports governance at ICSA events:

This half day workshop will assess the current state of culture in sport, and offers an in-depth look at the best practice for measuring and managing culture. We bring together insights from a number of experts, providing a broad range of perspectives and drawing on experience from both in and beyond sport. Find out more and book your place now.

Level 4 Certificate in Sports Governance

The ICSA Level 4 Certificate in Sports Governance is an introductory programme suitable if you are working, or looking for a job, with governance responsibilities in a sports organisation. The qualification examines how organisations are expected to operate and, in particular, implement the principles of the new Code for Sports Governance.

Learn about the main issues and the impact poor governance and lack of accountability can have on an organisation, based on how UK sports bodies are structured.

Develop good governance practices that ensure you remain compliant with regulatory requirements while engaging your key stakeholders.

Launching January 2018, Registrations are open. Find out more

One-day Training Events

Effective Minute Taking

Date: Various dates across the year Location: London

This interactive course provides practical guidance on how to overcome most problems faced by minute takers and to achieve accurate minute taking. View further programme details

Effective Chairing Skills

Date:  12 October 2017 Location: London

This course looks at the skills chairs need for delivering a successful meeting through the three following aspects; careful planning (before the meeting), chairing capability (during the meeting) and critical evaluation (after the meeting).

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Non-Executive Directors' Programme

Date:  30 November 2017 Location: London

This course offers both new and more experienced NEDs an essential understanding of their role and how they can maximise their effectiveness. The Programme looks at all aspects of the role in the context of legal and regulatory frameworks and established best practice. View further programme details

Bespoke Training

ICSA also provides bespoke training at your office at a time that is convenient for you. We always engage closely with our clients to develop training solutions that can result in long-lasting, positive change to the way your organisation works. Find out more details here 

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