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Sports Agent Course - CPD Certified

Accredited Sports Agent Course | Recognised Certificate Included | Unlimited 24/7 Lifetime Access |


International Open Academy

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Price
£119 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Access to content
Lifetime access
Qualification
50 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Earn between 4% and 10% of players’ contracts as their sports agent. The more your player is paid, the more you get paid. Our Sports Agent course opens the doors to this lucrative sports management career.

It’s boom-time in the sports industry with rewarding deals, generous salaries and sponsorships continually smashing records. Every day people are making a living in a sports management career they love. Premier League footballers earn an average of more than £50,000 a week and, it’s the sports agents who negotiate these contracts and manage their clients’ finances. Sign up for our Sports Agent course to find your niche in the high-flying world of sports management.

KEY COURSE BENEFITS:

Lifetime access - No time limits - Study at your own pace

Internationally-recognised CPD accredited course

Start learning straightaway from any laptop or mobile device in any country

Immediate certificate download when you complete the course

Knowing how to broker the best financial and sponsorship deals for players and athletes will put you in high demand. Our Sports Agent certificate course will prepare you to excel in the exciting world of sports management. In your own time and at your own pace, you will discover all you need to be a successful sports agent. Sign up now so you can start helping sports people earn what they deserve.

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Description

Globally the sports industry is worth up to £380 billion and £20 billion in the UK where it generates around 500,000 jobs. There’s a huge demand for skilled negotiators to take care of players.

Talented players are commanding massive salaries and need top sports management teams to take care of all their needs. As their agent, you need to bring all your negotiating skills to the table to make sure your players always get the best possible deal.

Start studying now and you will:

  • understand the many functions and roles of a sports agent
  • know more about the sports you will be handling
  • make a great impression when networking
  • find new talented players
  • assess what your clients are worth

sign up new clients and give them what they want

  • handle media enquiries and set up interviews
  • advise your clients on salaries, incentives and bonuses
  • know your way around legal matters such as a contract and reading the fine print
  • negotiate with teams and sponsors

There’s a lot to learn if you want to succeed in this specialist sports management role. Our course enables you to learn at your own pace and in your own time. The course is totally online so it’s as if you have your very own pocket-sized sports management team in your phone.

Sign up for our accredited Sports Agent course now to prepare yourself for an enterprising sports management career.

How is the Sports Agent course assessed?

By studying to be a Sports Agent online with IOA, you do not pay an extra fee for sitting an exam or have to wait for a set date to sit an exam. There is a short exam at the end of each module for you to take, You’ll know your score immediately.

Will I get a certificate?

Yes, you must complete the course and successfully pass each course module with a score of 55% or more to be eligible for the certificate. You can also get the ICOES certificate for a small fee to cover printing and posting.

Sports Agent Course Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction

  • Role of a sports agent
  • Salary and pay scale
  • Skills necessary for a sports agent
  • Tips for success as a sports agent

Module 2: Understanding The Sports You Will Be Handling

  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Other sports

Module 3: Networking

  • Getting your name out there
  • Handling rejection
  • Making a good impression
  • Building a relationship
  • Make things easy for the client

Module 4: Analysing Worth

  • Assessing your client’s worth
  • Market analysis
  • Accepting and accounting for client weaknesses
  • Assessing for the right target

Module 5: Client Relationship

  • Finding and landing new clients
  • Confidence and value
  • Managing expectations
  • Giving your client what he/she wants
  • Advising client on big decisions

Module 6: Public Relations

  • Creating a brand
  • Highlighting your client’s strengths
  • Pitching your client
  • Avoiding or deflecting weaknesses
  • Showing strength in yourself

Module 7: Finance

  • Understanding finance
  • Advising your client
  • Salary structures
  • Incentives and bonuses
  • Analysing the numbers

Module 8: Legal Matters

  • Understanding contract laws
  • The language of lawyers
  • Fine print and caveats
  • Contract creation and/or approval
  • Tips and tricks

Module 9: Understanding General Managers And Team Structure

  • Front office structure and roles
  • How teams market players
  • The economics of sports
  • Managing facilities
  • Managing events

Module 10: Negotiating With Teams And Sponsors

  • How to negotiate
  • Knowing the tricks
  • Bad negotiation techniques
  • Analysing your opponent
  • Managing your risk and doing what is best for the client

Who is this course for?

  • Sports lovers seeking a fast-moving career in sports management
  • Anyone already working within sports management, such as sports coaching or scouting, who wants to represent players
  • Anyone interested in helping sports people get the best opportunities at their club and with sponsorship
  • Parents of talented young players and athletes who want to become their agent to ensure they get the best deals
  • Anyone working within a legal or financial team which represents sports people
  • Former players or athletes who want to continue working within the world of sport
  • People working within sports consultancy firms or who advise professionals and want to learn more about managing their clients

Requirements

International Open Academy Sport Agent course is designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

  • Explore the exciting and in-demand job of being a sports agent
  • Be more self-assured and confident in your selling and negotiation skills within sports management, sports coaching or training
  • Work with sports clients in your existing role within finance, business or accounting
  • Pursue a career within major sports-related companies such as Nike and Adidas, who invest heavily in sponsorship

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Dig123 asked:

Can a 14 year old take this ...

Answer:

There is no age-restriction to avail to our courses but under Article 8 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) where the child is below the age of 16 years old, we are required by law to obtain authorisation of the parent or legal guardian to offer services to the minor. We are also required to verify the identity of the legal guardian giving the consent. At the end of each course, students receive a pdf certificate confirming course completion.

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Georg asked:

When does the course start ?

Answer:

Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your Sports Agent Course.

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Paulo Jesus asked:

When do you provide us with certificate?

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As soon as you complete this Sports Agent Course, the certificate will be available to download.

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Nathan Lewis asked:

Is this qualifcation national recongise. Can the qualifcation be use to represent pro athletes.

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Our Sports Agent course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate will profoundly improve your CV and prepare you with everything you need to become a great sports agent.

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Kenny asked:

Has anyone ever got on well after doing this ticket

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You can take a look at the reviews page on our website and see how many students we have helped with their career goals.

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Ashley asked:

Do you get a certificate to say you have passed

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Yes, once you complete your Sports Agent Course course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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Adam Bond asked:

After completing this course do I get something like a certificate or proof of completing?

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Yes, once you complete your Sports Agent Course course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Our certification will improve your CV and therefore increase the chances of getting employment in the Sports Management sector.

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john asked:

whats the basic salary either way? the least ever paid

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Our course is an excellent start in the world of Sports Management. Our certification will improve your CV, helping in the employment search and prepare you with everything you need to become a great sports agent.

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Wallace asked:

Does this course cover Boxing, Boxers,

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On the offer description you can find the course syllabus with all the topics and sports covered by the course.

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KwasiKT asked:

When can i start?? Please the £10 is the whole amount for tuition and certificate?? How can i register for this course??

Answer:

Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your studies. The price includes the course, lifetime access to the course content and a certificate of completion.

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Giuseppe Tammaro asked:

When is the football agent course available to purchase?

Answer:

Hi, when the Soccer Agent is released it will also be featured here in REED platform.

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Paulo Jesus asked:

When the certicate will be provided?

Answer:

Certificate will be available to download immediately, free of charge after course completion. There is an option to also order hard copy of the certificate issued by accreditation body - ICOES for a small printing and posting fee.

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UOSstudent asked:

- Can this course be taken injunction with a university degree, or would it be too time consuming? - Are their any noteable alumni for this course?

Answer:

You will have lifetime access to the course content so you can complete it at your own pace. We have helped many students in their careers.

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Mark asked:

Can you confirm any accreditation & certification on completion? How Much course material is there? How long do I have access?

Answer:

Our certification is international and provided by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and also accredited by CPD ( CPD UK). The Sports Agent Course has ten modules, and you will have lifetime access to the course content.

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adiuku asked:

Is there certificate free studying this course?

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The certificate of completion will only be issued once you complete the full Sports Agent course and not the trial version.

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Mark asked:

About the course material - is it all online in the form of ebooks?Are there case studies/questions per chapter?Is a certificate/qualification issued?

Answer:

Everything you need to complete the Sports Agent course is available online through our platform. There will be an exam after every module, and once the course is completed and passed, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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John Butcher asked:

Is this course aimed at mainly American sports

Answer:

Our Sports Agent Course will prepare you with everything you need to become a great sports agent, no matter the sport or country.

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Rami asked:

will I have a certificate after I finish this course?

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Yes, once you complete your Sports Agent Course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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Blazye10 asked:

What qualification will I get after the course & what jobs scan I apply for?

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Our course is an excellent start in the world of Sports Management. Our certification will improve your CV, helping in the employment search and prepare you with everything you need to become a great sports agent.

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Augustine asked:

Top of the day to you at reed uk. I want to find out if someone outside of the UK can take this course, and if yes how payment be made. Thank you

Answer:

Yes, our courses can be accessed worldwide. You need an internet connection and a passion for the world of Sports management. You can use the payment options offered by REED, and we will contact you with all the relevant information for you to get started with your Sports Agent course.

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Augustine asked:

Hey..does this course have certificates??

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Yes, it does. Once you complete your Sports Agent Course course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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Steve Baird asked:

Once I pay the fee of £29 what happens next? Is this course a good starter for those wishing to become agents in Football?

Answer:

Once you complete your purchase of our Sports Agent course, you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started. Our class and certification will prepare you to enter the competitive Sports Management sector.

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Shell asked:

How old do you have to be to do this course?

Answer:

There is no age-restriction to take our Sports Agent Course.

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Wade asked:

Does this course have a work placement attached to it at the end of the course ?

Answer:

Unfortunately, we do not have, yet, a job placement program, but our course and certification will be a great way to improve your CV.

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Olu asked:

Do we have to take any examination after completing the course? or once course is completed = we are qualified?

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Yes, each module of the Sports Agent Course will have an exam section and your final grade will be the average of the ten modules. Once you complete your course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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Kwasi asked:

Who should I contacted

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Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your Sports Agent Course.

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De Goede asked:

Will FIFA, UEFA or the FA recognize the accreditation of this in my name? 2.Where's your headquarters? 3. Is this an International qualification?

Answer:

You will improve your CV with our Sports Agent course, taking you closer to your goal. Our certification is international and provided by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and also accredited by CPD ( CPD UK). Our company is based in Ireland.

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Mike asked:

what kind of things will i be required to do? when will the deadline be? is it worth doing?

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If you are interested in the world of Sports Management, then our course is definitely worth it. You have to complete several exams to receive your final grade, and you will have lifetime access to the course content.

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