Getting Limerick Active
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Getting Limerick Active

Level 6 Certificate in Sports Administration

TUS Midwest, in partnership with Limerick Sports Partnership, run a course in Sports Club Administration (Level 6).

Participants are provided with a full understanding of the dynamics, responsibilities and relationships involved in the administration of a sports club. It instils an appreciation of the skills required to oversee the complexities, be they administrative, financial or managerial, involved in the modern sports club. It provides the participants with the managerial and leadership skills to become a valuable contributor to the affairs of their club.

This course is delivered online, 2 hours per week, over 16 weeks. In addition to the online classes, there are also some additional in-classroom workshops included.

The course covers 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 asports club environment
  • Communication and its criticalimportance 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

The module is based on 100% continuous assessment. Assessment will consist of two 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.

This programme is subsidised by Limerick Sports Partnership for participants from Limerick based sports clubs. Experience as a club officer or committee member is an entry requirement for the course.

The next course is expected to begin in September and will be available to book on 

If you have any queries about the course, please email or call 061-333600.

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