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The Football Agent Certificate is designed to equip you with the formal skills and knowledge to successfully represent football players and clubs worldwide.

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975 €

Course Includes:

8- live online classes with industry experts and course tutor - agents/intermediaries, sports lawyers, football scouts and professional football players

24/7 access to online campus with course learning material - presentations, cases, readings, official documents, reports, videos, articles, etc.

Virtual access to a tutor/mentor - tutor will answer your specific questions and provide support throughout course

Bonus recorded masterclasses with top football executives, agents, sports lawyers, who have been previous speakers at SBI.

Curriculum

The course curriculum has been designed to provide you a practical and in-depth overview on how to begin and sustain a successful career as a football agent.

  1. Introduction to the Business of Football
  2. Understanding the Role of the Football Agent/Intermediary
  3. Football Intermediary Regulations
  4. Building a Network of International Agents

  1. Contract Negotiations
  2. Sports Marketing & Sponsorship
  3. Athlete Brand Management & Image Rights
  4. International Sports Law and Legistlation

  1. Player Scouting & Recruitment
  2. Third-Party Ownership and Financial Fair Play
  3. Player Career and Wealth Management
  4. Final Assessment

Speakers

Daniel Geey - SBI Barcelona

Daniel Geey

International Sports Lawyer, Partner at Sheridans & Best-Selling Author
Matt Ritchie - SBI Barcelona

Matt Ritchie

English Premier League Football Player for Newcastle United.
Laura McCallum - SBI Barcelona

Laura McCallum

General Counsel at Aberdeen FC & Former Head of Administration & Legal Affairs at Dundee United FC
Enric Ripoll - SBI Barcelona

Enric Ripoll

International Sports Lawyer & Arbitrator of the European Association of Arbitration
Victor Ocando - SBI Barcelona

Victor Ocando

International Sports Lawyer based in the USA, CEO of Adapt the Game
Diego Valdes - SBI Barcelona

Diego Valdes

Director General at Sports Business Institute Barcelona
Malle Koido

Malle Koido

Head of Football at International Sports Consulting (ISC), Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Cristian Martin Vidal - SBI Barcelona

Cristian Martin Vidal

CEO at WOM Sports & Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Victor Orta - SBI Barcelona

Victor Orta

Sporting Director at Sevilla CF, former SD at Leeds United
Dominic Vieria - SBI Barcelona

Dominic Vieria

Registered Football Agent with the Spanish Football Association
Daniel Geey - SBI Barcelona

Daniel Geey

International Sports Lawyer, Partner at Sheridans & Best-Selling Author
Matt Ritchie - SBI Barcelona

Matt Ritchie

English Premier League Football Player for Newcastle United.
Laura McCallum - SBI Barcelona

Laura McCallum

General Counsel at Aberdeen FC & Former Head of Administration & Legal Affairs at Dundee United FC
Enric Ripoll - SBI Barcelona

Enric Ripoll

International Sports Lawyer & Arbitrator of the European Association of Arbitration
Victor Ocando - SBI Barcelona

Victor Ocando

International Sports Lawyer based in the USA, CEO of Adapt the Game
Diego Valdes - SBI Barcelona

Diego Valdes

Director General at Sports Business Institute Barcelona
Malle Koido

Malle Koido

Head of Football at International Sports Consulting (ISC), Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Cristian Martin Vidal - SBI Barcelona

Cristian Martin Vidal

CEO at WOM Sports & Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Victor Orta - SBI Barcelona

Victor Orta

Sporting Director at Sevilla CF, former SD at Leeds United
Dominic Vieria - SBI Barcelona

Dominic Vieria

Registered Football Agent with the Spanish Football Association

SBI’s methodology is practical and based on real-life cases and scenarios. We will prepare you for the situations you will face in the real world as a football agent, such as contract negotiations, dealing with minors, commissions, sponsorship opportunities, international collaboration with agents worldwide, among others.

All speakers have been carefully selected to prepare you for a successful career as a football agent.

You will engage with successful football agents, sporting directors, sports lawyers, scouts, professional players and marketing experts, providing you a holistic view of the role of the agent.

At SBI we believe that in order to truly understand the business side of the game you must be taught by those who have direct and relevant experience. For this reason, each year we select the best executives from across top clubs, federations, governing bodies, brands, agencies and media outlets to act as guest speakers for the program.

Our lineup regularly includes executives with experience working for FIFA, UEFA, Manchester United, Manchester City, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Arsenal, CONCACAF, APOEL, Adidas, Nike, among numerous others.

Our students work at

We offer the opportunity to carry out professional internships to obtain first-hand experience in numerous football organizations, to initiate or advance in the development of professional careers in the area of football and sport.

FAQ


The main focus of the "Football Agent Certificate Online" course is to provide comprehensive training in the field of football agency, covering topics such as player representation, contract negotiations, legal regulations, marketing, and wealth management specific to the football industry. The idea is for course to be taken after passing the FIFA Agent Exam, in order to precisely understand every single concept.

Yes, all of our courses provide the flexibility of learning whenever and from anyplace, letting you manage your education with other commitments, at your own speed.

The live classes for the Football Agent Certificate Online are normally Mondays, at 8pm GMT +1.

After receiving in-depth instruction in player representation, contract negotiations, legal requirements, marketing, and wealth management, you'll be prepared to pursue positions as an intermediary or licensed football agent. You'll be able to manage and represent professional football players' careers in a professional capacity and gain access to chances in football clubs, sports management companies, player agencies, and associated organizations. You will be more competitive than those who have only taken the FIFA exam.

Yes, through the live sessions, group projects, and the WhatsApp group that will be created, students can connect with teachers and other students in our courses, voicing their doubts, sharing content, etc., creating a vibrant learning community.

Yes, in order to guarantee that you obtain real-world insights there are live online classes with industry experts - agents/intermediaries, sports lawyers, football scouts and professional football players.

The Football Agent Certificate Online by SBI Barcelona is a private qualification, providing you with the necessary tools to excel in the football industry, making it as valuable as others.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any more questions or need any help! All of our contact information is at the end of the page. We are available to assist you with any inquiries you may have!

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TUITION FEES

Tuition fee for the two-month Football Agent Certificate is 975 Euros