Coaching Development Frameworks
Delve into the financial aspects of squad management, empowering to blend football vision with financial acumen.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for all departments and aspiring leaders who are seeking to strenghten their knowledge in this area.
Learn to maximize management and operational efficiency.
Develop the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in the sports industry.
What will you learn
In modern football, squad management isn’t solely about tactics and talent; financial acumen plays an equally pivotal role. “Finance in Football Squad Management” provides an in-depth look at the intersection of finance and team management. The course dives deep into areas like player valuations, understanding salary structures, and navigating the critical Financial Fair Play regulations. Whether you’re a manager, a sporting director, or an executive, this course empowers you to fuse footballing vision with financial realities.
Transfer Budgets and Wage Structures
Gain insights into how players are valued in the transfer market. This topic elucidates the factors that influence player prices, from their on-field performance to marketability. It also sheds light on how clubs set aside funds for transfers and manage their transfer budgets effectively.
Cost Centers and Budget Allocation
A focused analysis of how finances are managed specifically for the squad – from player wages and bonuses, transfer fees, and scouting expenses, to training facility costs. Learn to navigate the fine balance of building a competitive team while staying within budget constraints.
Financial Fair Play Regulations
A deep dive into the regulations set by football governing bodies to ensure clubs operate within their means. Understand the objectives behind FFP, its implications for clubs, and the potential sanctions for non-compliance. This topic also explores the various ways clubs navigate these regulations while maintaining competitive squads.
Squad Financial Planning and Forecasting
Focus on the financial strategies that underpin successful squad management. This topic delves into forecasting future financial needs, planning for contingencies, and ensuring a club can sustain its ambitions both on and off the pitch over the long term.
How it works
Fast-paced courses with a min of 2 weekly live lectures taught by top professionals and industry leaders, providing you with the tools, frameworks, and strategies for immediate impact.
Develop the essential skills and knowledge with fully engaging sessions.
Learn along with professionals
Engage and interact with like-minded professionals.
Put your learnings into practice
Complete the light assignments to earn your badge.
Meet your lecturers
Serving as the Technical Director of Right to Dream Academy since 2007 and the Head of Academies at FC Nordsjælland, Gareth Henderby masterfully navigates football operations and player development, both on and off the pitch. His leadership, characterized by strategic and holistic player development approaches, has substantially elevated the global stature and impact of both football entities.
A learning experience like no other
A dynamic world of continuous professional development along with like-minded professionals and elite-level lecturers.
Weekly Live LECTURES
2-4 dynamic lectures that generates actionable frameworks.
Complete courses to earn Professional Certificates.
WEEKLY Cohort Meetings
Engage with weekly reflection sessions built on shared insights.
A Global Network
Connect to a network, fostering new insights and engagement.
Balanced Learning Rhythm
6-7 weeks of lectures, then 1-2 weeks off for optimal balance.
Rich Learning Resources
Pre-session case studies and articles for deeper understanding
Interactive and Energizing
Dynamic sessions filled with interactivity.
Everything is recorded; complete anytime for busy schedules.
Learn with a network of like-minded people from clubs/associations like:
have completed our courses since our launch in 2022.
A truly global platform with Alumni across 6 continents.
of our members recommend our programs to others.
of our members say that our courses increased their skills.
Hear from our members
The testimonials highlight transformative experiences and underscore the various values of our courses, all with a strong commitment to growth and development.
Global Head of Technical Leadership at Double Pass
“A good starting point for those curious about the role with clear pathways to progress for those who want to continue learning.”
Head of Recruitment at Portsmouth FC Women
“The network, skills and workflow insight gained on the Sporting Directors Course has allowed me to obtain a role as a Head of Recruitment for a Women’s team at Portsmouth FC.”
Sporting Director at Dinamo Bucharest
“Great educational program. From the organisation to the speakers, everything is of great value. The learning spectrum is wide. I would recommend this to anyone in the football business.”
Club Development Manager at UAE Pro League
“The courses bring together accomplished instructors that impart practical knowledge and real-life situations, and a cohort full of experienced practitioners. Well worth the fee.”
FOCUS for Organizations
A learning experience designed to empower your teams.
Academy Management and Operations
Unlock the secrets to successful academy management in football, from strategy to innovation.
Player Well-being and Essential Relationships
Gain knowledge and tools to ensure the well-being of talents while creating lifelong value for them.
Talent ID & Pathway Design
Ensure the success of the talent lifecycle, deep dive into effective talent ID & development plans and loan management.
Robust Recruitment Structures
Craft and execute impeccable recruitment plans that wins on and off the pitch.