Building Robust Recruitment Structures
Craft and execute impeccable recruitment plans that drives value both on and off the pitch.
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 the fast-paced world of football, an effective recruitment strategy can make or break a team’s success. This course focuses on two critical areas: Recruitment Models and Strategy, and Squad Planning and Timeline. Gain insights into creating a robust recruitment strategy, optimizing squad planning, and managing timelines effectively. Equip yourself with the skills to identify talent, plan for squad needs, and execute impeccable recruitment plans.
Recruitment Models and Strategy
Gain a comprehensive understanding of recruitment models and strategies in football, focusing on recruitment structure development and in-depth exploration of different models. You will gain valuable insights into the world of football recruitment, emphasizing the importance of building a strong recruitment structure within a club.
Squad Planning & Timeline
This key topic provides you with the fresh knowledge and skills essential for effective squad planning and timeline management. From understanding squad essentials to mastering strategic synchronization, it empowers you to navigate the complex landscape of squad management and recruitment with precision and confidence.
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
Les Reed is widely recognized in the football world, notably for his substantial contributions to coaching and management in English football. He's perhaps best known for his impactful work at Southampton FC, where his guidance of the academy led to the emergence of several high-profile talents. Reed has also held significant roles at the Football Association in England, focusing on player and coach development. His career reflects a keen emphasis on youth development and implementing progressive footballing philosophies.
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.”
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