Training courses

Our sports governance training courses will build the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand your governance responsibilities.

Courses are provided for partners funded by Sport England and UK Sport which are required to comply with Tier 2 or Tier 3 of the Code for Sports Governance.

Other sports and physical activity organisations in the UK are welcome to participate when additional places are available.

Essential Sports Governance


Location: Online

This introductory course is perfect for governance leads and board members alike. Essential Sports Governance provides a detailed overview of the principles and practice of sports governance and how to get to compliance and beyond.

Leading Sports Governance

Date: 15 November – 25 November 2021
Location: Online

This intermediate course focuses on the key role of the sports governance lead in delivering and supporting effective governance.

Effective Chairing Skills

Aimed at organisation chairs, this one-day course develops the core chairing skills of confidence, assertiveness and time management. Participants will be equipped with a framework for effective leadership, approaches for improving boardroom participation, managing difficult situations and overcoming barriers to good decision making.

Chairing Masterclass & Networking

Coming soon: Led by expert trainers, this session will bring together experienced chairs and facilitate topical and in-depth discussion, encourage experience-sharing and provide a networking opportunity.

We will be scheduling this event for October 2021.