Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion

Online Course

Future Learn
Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion

What is the course about?

Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion
The course Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion is an online class provided by Griffith University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Explore how athletes and para athletes prepare for major sport events, and how sport contributes to diversity and inclusion.

Course description
  • Discover what it takes to compete at an international sports event
  • 2 weeks
  • In this course you’ll learn how athletes and para athletes prepare for a major sporting event.
  • You’ll learn how sports science, medicine and technology helps athletes prepare for competition.
  • We’ll explore the importance of sponsorship for athletes and how sport event partners help build legacies.
  • We’ll also discover the motivations and preparation for a major sporting event of athletes and para athletes from developing countries.
  • You’ll learn how we can begin to level the playing field for athletes and para athletes from developing countries to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • The role of major sport events in contributing to diversity and social inclusion.
  • The motivations, goals and rewards that drive athletes and para athletes to prepare for major international sport events.
  • How sports science, medicine and technology as well as sport management are used to prepare athletes and para athletes for major sport events.
  • How a structured program can help athletes and para athletes from developing countries perform at their best.
  • How sport event partners plan for and resource initiatives to secure legacies from international sport events.
  • Explain the range of elements involved in preparing and supporting athletes and para athletes to realise their potential at major sport events.
  • Describe why and how different partners work together around an international sports event to prepare athletes and build equity and social inclusion.
  • Explore a contemporary case study of a high performance sport development programme in how it prepares athletes and para athletes from developing countries for international competition.
  • Discuss the potential for athletes, participating countries and key partners to secure legacies before, during and after a major sports event.
  • This course is aimed at anyone interested in international sport events, particularly those who are interested in how elite athletes and para athletes prepare for such events, and what happens in developing countries.
  • Griffith University
  • Griffith University was created to be a different kind of university—challenging conventions, responding to trends and pioneering solutions through innovative teaching and research.

Prerequisites & Facts

Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion

Course Topic

Politics & Society

University, College, Institution

Griffith University

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Major Sport Events: Winning Through Diversity and Inclusion

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Griffith University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Griffith University
Topic: Politics & Society