Face-to-face courses and accreditations

Administrators Academy

The Administrators Academy a is multi-level learning programme. It aims to support member unions in the development of the leadership and management abilities of their current and future leaders, management teams, board members and staff.

Introduction to Leadership and Management.

Full-day, non-assessed, attendance-based course for leaders of rugby organisations which helps novice rugby administrators to develop their leadership skills within the context of their organisation.

Mandatory Online Pre-requisites (Must be completed to achieve accreditation): 
Recommended Modules (Useful additional reading, not mandatory)


Union Management Programme. (Invite only).

2-day, non-assessed, attendance-based course for targeted union staff and board members helping then to develop their skills in Strategic Planning, Leadership and Governance, and Human Resource Management in the context of their own union through case management studies and real life planning. This course has been developed, and is delivered, in conjunction with The World Academy of Sport.

Post-graduate Certificate in International Sport Management.

1-5-year online learning University Programme awarded by University of London. A globally recognised, academically sound and industry focused qualification which has been collaboratively developed by the University of London and World Academy of Sport (WAoS), it aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the latest sport management strategies and develop the skills needed for the professional management of organisations and projects within the dynamic sport industry. For further information visit https://istudy.sport/pgcert .Course fees are payable by the participant or by nominating union.