Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Sports Management)

Business (Sports Management)

Undergraduate Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Sports Management)

Get Business Qualified in 12 Weeks

All aspects of the sports management industry require management professionals with skills to oversee the performance of teams, optimise operations and maximise a company’s potential for profit.

The Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Sports Management) has been designed to give you a recognised business qualification in a flexible, student-centred and academically rigorous course of study which focuses the exciting world of sports.

If you are already working in the sports industry or hoping to break into this competitive industry, the Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Sports Management) will not only help you to up-skill quickly but will also give your area of interest formal recognition in the workplace. You could also choose to use your certificate qualification to fast-track further tertiary studies, such as a Diploma of Business (Sports Management) or an ICMS Bachelor of Business (Sports Management), if you wish.

This  course  aim s to provide students with introductory knowledge, competencies and values necessary for a fulfilling career in the sports sector of business. The subjects which form part of this qualification will give you a solid foundation and understanding of the fundamentals of business and will equip you with skills needed to make an immediate contribution to the multi-billion dollar sports industry.

Fully online! Can be completed in just 12 x weeks (accelerated)!

What you will learn

  • Develop technical and theoretical sports business knowledge and concepts
  • Identify appropriate sources of data for problem solving in the global sports industry context
  • Describe solutions to routine sports business situations
  • Present project findings in both written and personal presentation forms to diverse audiences in the sports industry
  • Apply technical business knowledge to a range of sports industry contexts

Future Career Opportunities

The Certificate of Business (Sports Management) will provide students with transferable skills, industry experience and in-depth knowledge of business practices, positioning them for potential careers such as the following:

  • Player or Team Assistant
  • Sports Marketing Assistant
  • Facilities Coordinator
  • Merchandising Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant

Quick Facts

Course NameUndergraduate Certificate of Business (Sports Management)
CRICOS Code108405D
Accreditation StatusActive
AQF Level5
DurationTypical duration: 2 study periods (trimesters)
Accelerated duration: 12 weeks
Study ModeFace-to-face or online*
CampusNorthern Beaches Campus; City Campus (Sydney) or Online
StartMain Intakes: February, May, August
Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October & December
Annual Indicative Student Enrolmentsn/a (new course)

* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more

    Course Structure

    Credit PointsSubject TypeSubject CodeSubject Name
    3COREBUS101APathway to Success
    3COREMGT101AManagement Solutions for a Changing World
    3CORESPO101ASports Management Fundamentals

    Attendance Policy

    For the attendance Policy please see the Policy Library.


    Sample subjects

    Pathway to Success (BUS101A)

    In order to be a successful and to develop your career skills ready for work, it is essential to understand and integrate a range of tertiary tools and skills that you can use to demonstrate your growing academic ability and career readiness.

    This subject takes a holistic approach in supporting you on your pathway to success. It focuses on supporting your smooth transition into the College and developing your academic skills and performance, so you can maximise success in your chosen program. Through engaging classroom activities, you’ll get to test out your growing informational literacy and interpersonal skills; using them to clearly communicate to a given audience both orally and in writing. Towards the end of the subject, you’ll focus on what lies ahead; developing an employability toolkit which will help you enter and succeed in the

    Sports Management Fundamentals (SPO101A)

    Sport Management Fundamentals enables you to recognise key aspects of the business of sport and to how it differentiates itself from other industries. The subject looks at internal aspects of sporting organisations such as strategic sport management, marketing, human resource and financial management and future sport management challenges.

    Sport Management Fundamentals also looks at external factors such as professional sport, digital media, not for profit and organisational structures, governance and the role of the state, including the influence of politics in the business of sport. All topics draw on Australian and international case studies, with contemporary examples utilised to help support theory.

    Furnishing you with a solid understanding of the global sport marketplace, the subject provides insights into those areas of sport management vital for a successful career in this most exciting of industries.