INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

OPEN COURSES

SSE (SUSTAINABLE SPORTS & EVENTS)
ONLINE PROGRAM
31 March – 1 April, 2021 (2days)

Managing Sport Sustainability

Over two days, the SSE Open Module will illustrate the need for sport organisations to design sustainable management practices in order to achieve significant improvement as regards sustainability performances. 

Each session requires participants to engage in various activities both individually and in small groups in order to explore relevant case-studies, examine the examples from companies and federations, as well as debate about the content of scientific or practitioner articles. The use of these multiple activities will help create an interactive learning environment and foster the learning experience of participants. Download brochure.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND? 

You will have access to a comprehensive and critical review of organizations’ interpretation of social responsibility and sustainability issues and the need to manage social and environmental performances. 

You will develop a sound understanding and appreciation of the risks and opportunities for both for-profit companies and not-for-profit sport organisations associated with the use of social and environmental information in decision-making.

You will get acknowledge about the different managerial practices designed by companies to integrate sustainability information in organizational processes and foster sustainability execution.

You will discover the growing interests of market participants, as well as policy makers in sustainability management and focus on the need as the as the consequences of accurate sustainability performance measurement and informative reporting systems.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

AISTS Open Module participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of international sports events, as well as staff from sport federations, corporate sponsors and organising committees looking to successfully incorporate sustainability into their events.

Course Information

DAY 1
Wednesday 31 March 2021, 09.00 – 15.00 CET

On the first day, a case study is discussed in class to explore the key managerial issues and organizational tensions that managers need to address while integrating sustainability aspects in business decision-making. In addition, real examples of sustainability management practices implemented by sport organisations are explored to identify the variety of measures taken by these organizations to embrace sustainability and understand their effectiveness.

DAY 2
Friday 1 April 2021, 09.00 – 17.00 CET

On the second day, a specific focus on the most popular measurement and reporting practices for sustainability performances is conducted. This includes an overview of the most diffused reporting standards and the key indicators used by sport organisations to disclose publicly about the performance of their activities, as well as those used by the event organisers to disclose about the outcomes achieved.

Key learning and objectives

  • To understand the concept of sustainability for corporations and sport organisations
  • To understand organisations’ need for sustainable management practices
  • To learn about the managerial complexity associated with integrating sustainability aspects in decision-making
  • To learn about the organisational processes and the management practices to Implement a sustainability strategy effectively
  • To understand the importance and characteristics of accurate measuring and transparent reporting of organisational sustainability performances
  • To learn about the state-of-the-art of sustainability reporting systems in international sport federations

REGISTRATION AND FEE

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