Sports Club Administration (L6, 10 ECTS)
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Hospitality, Tourism & Wellness
Flexible & Professional
This online course will provide participants with a full understanding of the dynamics, responsibilities and relationships involved in the administration of a sports club. It will instil an appreciation of the skills required to oversee the complexities, be they administrative, financial or managerial, involved in the modern sports club. It will provide the participants with the managerial and leadership skills to become a valuable contributor to the affairs of their club.
What modules will I study?
The course will cover the following topics in detail:
The context of National Sporting Organisations
Governance and the roles of officers and committees
Strategic and operational planning in a club context
Structures and the operation of committees
Leadership and management in a sports club environment
Communication and its critical importance in club affairs
Understanding current legislation such as Child Protection
Health and Safety in a sports club environment
Fundraising and financial management in a club context
Club operations and administration in a part-time format
Human Resource Management in a voluntary environment
Marketing the club in a competitive space
2 hours per week online (Tuesdays, 7-9pm) over 12 weeks. All online sessions will be recorded. Also two x 2 hr in-person sessions, one to be held at TUS Thurles Campus on Saturday 21st October from 10am to 12 noon and one at TUS Moylish Campus on Saturday 18th November from 10am to 12 noon. Students will be required to attend one of these sessions.
Starting: Tuesday 26th September, 2023, 7-9pm
Finishing: Tuesday 12th December, 2023, 7-9pm
This module will be based on 100% continuous assessment so there will be no examination. Assessment over 12 weeks duration will consist of two (2) realistic Case Studies and a documented assignment which will concentrate on the creation of a three-year strategy for a sports club. The participants will be grouped into teams at the outset and their ability to perform as a team member will also be assessed.
Certificate in Sports Club Administration (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)
Friday 15th September, 2023
For queries relating to the course content contact:
JJ Killian, Programme Leader
The full course fee for the 2023/2024 academic year is €550 plus online booking fee. Applicants from Clare, Limerick & Tipperary sports clubs will be subsidised by Clare, Limerick & Tipperary Sports Partnerships as follows;
Clare, Limerick, Tipperary Club Price - €100 + online booking fee
If you are representing one of these clubs to receive your discounted rate please click the below link and complete the form to receive your discount code before completing the eventbrite registration. Please note that we endeavor to issue promo codes between 24-48 hours
All applicants regardless of their eligibilty for the discounted rate must register via the eventbrite link above.
Tipperary Sports Partnership
Tel: 052 6166201
Limerick Sports Partnership
Tel: 061 333600
Clare Sports Partnership
TSP through the Dormant Accounts Fund from Sport Ireland funded the development of this award. CSP, LSP and TSP subsidise the course fees through the Dormant Account Fund for sports clubs in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary.