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Level 4 Certificate in Sports Governance

Introducing the Level 4 Certificate in Sports Governance, a practical qualification that explains governances for sports organisations of all sizes.

The four modules will cover the following essential topics:

  • The Sports Governance Landscape
  • Governance Structures 
  • Risk, Compliance and Finance
  • Engaging with Stakeholders

Launching January 2018, Registrations open 1st September 2017. Find out more>

Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Sport Governance and Administration

This course has been designed for employees in sports organisations with governance or administration responsibilities, from Club Director to Head of Administration. It covers the development, implementation and maintenance of governance systems in sports organisations.

This qualification explores the structure of the sport sector and the challenges faced by sports organisations in the UK. It looks at how effective governance systems can be implemented in sports organisations and the roles and responsibilities of those responsible for implementing them. It also covers how sports organisations manage relationships with their members and stakeholders, the role of ethics, and how risk can be managed to ensure sustainability of organisations in the sector.

The qualification comprises three compulsory modules followed by one exam that tests knowledge of all three modules. Successful completion of all three modules results in the awarding of a certificate.

Webinar-based and open entry, the live webinars run from February - May and exams can be taken in June or November. 

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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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