Students on the MA Leadership in Sport programme will join a powerful international network of sports experts and benefit from relationships across sports and sectors of the industry.
The MA Leadership in Sport is designed for individuals who wish to develop their impact and effectiveness in leading and managing individuals, teams, and organisations within the sport industry.
The course is ideally suited to executives working in the sports industry, professionals seeking a career in sport and for athletes looking for specialised education to support their leadership development on and off the field.
Loughborough University has been named the world's best university for sports-related subjects, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023).
ISH’s mission is to nurture and inspire sport’s current and future leaders around the world – smart thinking leading to better decisions and braver leadership.
Professor Tony Edwards, Dean of Loughborough University London, said: “Over the last eight years we have developed an outstanding student experience and research base in sport business and the partnership with ISH allows us to take this forward in a novel and impactful way.”
ISH has educated leaders from elite sporting organisations including: the Football Association, England Cricket, London Marathon Events, IMG, Rugby Football League, England Squash, Rugby Players Association, Professionals Cricketers Association, Premier League Productions, Manchester City Football Club and other leading sports organisations.
Ed Smith, ISH Director and Co-Founder, says: “This is an exciting step for ISH as we expand our education of sports leaders. I’m delighted to see the partnership with Loughborough University London come to fruition and we are all looking forward to the first cohort of students”.
The MA Leadership in Sport will be a 12- or 24-month programme run online and in-person from October 2023. The programme will also be offered at Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate level.
The syllabus includes:
- Leadership Models
- Management & Decision-making
- The Sports Industry & Entrepreneurship
- Sports Governance, Law & Ethics
- Sport & Globalisation
- The Sporting Event
- Sport, Society & Equality
- Critical Reflective Leadership
Applications for the 2023 MA Leadership in Sport programme are open until 31 August.
To find out more visit: www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/masters-degrees/leadership-in-sport or email: email@example.com