Football Agent Certificate
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November 20, 2023
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.
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.
- Introduction to the Business of Football
- Understanding the Role of the Football Agent/Intermediary
- Football Intermediary Regulations
- Building a Network of International Agents
- Contract Negotiations
- Sports Marketing & Sponsorship
- Athlete Brand Management & Image Rights
- International Sports Law and Legistlation
- Player Scouting & Recruitment
- Third-Party Ownership and Financial Fair Play
- Player Career and Wealth Management
- Final Assessment
International Sports Lawyer, Partner at Sheridans & Best-Selling Author
English Premier League Football Player for Newcastle United.
General Counsel at Aberdeen FC & Former Head of Administration & Legal Affairs at Dundee United FC
She currently works as the General Counsel for Scottish Premier League club, Aberdeen FC. She previously worked as the Head of Football Administration and Legal Affairs at Dundee United FC.
International Sports Lawyer & Arbitrator of the European Association of Arbitration
International Sports Lawyer based in the USA, CEO of Adapt the Game
Director General at Sports Business Institute Barcelona
Head of Football at International Sports Consulting (ISC), Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Cristian Martin Vidal
CEO at WOM Sports & Licensed FIFA Football Agent
Sporting Director at Sevilla CF, former SD at Leeds United
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.
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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.