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Steve Nickson – Head of Recruitment at Newcastle United joins the Certificate in Football Business Management Online
Steve Nickson has enrolled in the Online Certificate in Football Business Mangement jointly delivered by VSI and the Sports Business Institute Barcelona.
Nickson works closely with manager Rafa Benítez and assumes responsibility for the organisation and management of player recruitment at all levels across the club.
Nickson explained why he decided to enrol in the course.
"I believe that it's important to challenge yourself, adapt to new situations and be open and dynamic enough to learn through different experiences and opportunities. The football industry as well as the business of football is constantly evolving. Working in this dynamic industry, one must have an understanding of all aspects of football.
The business side of the game can aid impactful decision-making, planned processes and strategic vision. Having the opportunity to engage with industry expert speakers & mentors across the world through an online format allows my learning to be both flexible and accessible.
"I want to learn from credible people who are at the sharp end, working in football today facing the current challenges and finding solutions."
The Online Certificate in Football Business Management is an eight-month programme beginning on October 23, 2017.
It is delivered using the latest technology-enabled education platforms with an interactive methodology that combines live web conferences led by top football industry professonals with an integral online platform.
For more information on how to enrol visit: http://bit.ly/2w08IDi
Start Date: October 2018 | Duration : 8 Months
Get the qualification to start or advance your career in the football industry. Learn the business skills to work in football and network with top industry professionals. Request information here.