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Course Introduction

The course Leadership in Sports Law (Africa) is a five-week online course (every Tuesday, two hours online), 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 sports administrators,  lawyers,  sports agents,  or intermediaries, and current and former athletes, among others.

Course Content

The course Leadership in Sports Law (Africa) covers specific topics on sport-related issues including an introduction to sports law, Leadership in Sports, sports governing bodies, sports governance, anti-doping, dispute resolution, Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), and other topics.

Course Details

Course Structure

Week 1: Introduction to Sports Law (2 hours)

-What is Sports Law?
-Globalization of Sport.
-National, Continental, and International regulation of sports and Sports Law.

Week 2: Leadership in Sports Law (Africa) (2 hours)

-Leadership in Sport.
-Autonomy of sport.
-Regulatory Framework.
-Typical agreements in sports, including systems for player transfers.
-Sports Agents.
-Media rights, including broadcasting rights to sports events.

Week 3: Integrity, Match Fixing, and Good Governance (2 hours)

-An Overview of Sports Governance.
-Olympic Charter.
-Sports Law and Integrity.
-Match Fixing.

Week 4: Anti-doping (2 hours)

-Regulatory framework, WADA.
-Anti-doping Rule Violations.
-Disciplinary process – an overview.

Week 5: Dispute Resolution in Sports ( 2 hours)

-Disputes & differences – private tribunals and the Courts.
- Professional Leagues vs Olympic Sports: Comparison, Collective Bargaining, Agents.
- Dispute Resolution On-field.
- Internal Disciplinary Procedure.
- ADR Mechanism for Dispute Resolution.
- The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) – an overview.

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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 presentations for the Introduction to Sports Law course will be awarded certificates of successful attendance by the ALSS.

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