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Course Introduction

The course „Introduction to Dispute Resulution in Sport“ is a four-week open course (Every
week, two hours online, live), offered by the Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland,
The course is designed and delivered by recognized experts in Sports Law. It is being offered as
an open course and can be attended by anyone who is, or aspires to get, involved in the industry
of sports – including lawyers, sports administrators, sports federations, students, among others.

Course Content

The course covers specific topics on legal sport-related issues including the national and international Dispute Resulution in Sport, Disciplinary matters, Disputes & differences – private tribunals and Courts, Dispute Resolution at FIFA, CAS jurisdiction, CAS Procedures and other

Course Details

Course Structure

Week 1: Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Sport (2 hours)

•Introduction to the dispute resolution system in sport.
•National and international disputes.
•Types of disputes (contractual, regulatory, employment-related).
•The creation of a specific dispute resolution system for sports.
•The advantages of a specific dispute resolution system.
•Status quo: presenting praise and criticism.

Week 2: National and International Dispute Resolution in Sport (2 hours)

•International dispute resolution in sport.
•National dispute resolution in sport.
• Local courts.
• The national dispute resolution chambers (NDRC).

Week 3: Dispute Resolution in Sport (FIFA) (2 hours)

•Dispute Resolution at FIFA.
•Legal and regulatory framework.
•The FIFA Football Tribunal, its deciding bodies and their competence.
•The course of proceedings.
•Proposals, expedited decisions, adjudication and mediation

Week 4: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)(2 hours)

•The Court of Arbitration for Sport
•Disciplinary matters
•Disputes & differences

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Accreditation & Certification

The Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland (ALSS) is an international education institution  that  offers  continuing  education,  further  education,  and  post  graduate advanced  education  courses,  workshops  and  programs  focusing  on  advanced  studies in Leadership and Management. The ALSS also offers short courses that are not credit- bearing, and do not lead to formal qualifications. All attendees who attend all the four presentations for the Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Sport course will be awarded certificates of successful attendance by the ALSS.

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