Acquiring and Managing Talent in Football MasterclassRegister

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Understand the fundamentals of talent acquisition in football.

The Acquiring and Managing Talent in Football masterclass has been designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to effectively identify, acquire, manage, develop, and retain talent within a high-performance sporting environment. This masterclass offers unrivalled insights into how these fundamental areas establish on-pitch success, but also the lucrative revenue that is generated through the transfer market and selling of players.

In a highly competitive world of football, talent is paramount. Throughout this masterclass, participants will gain the knowledge of the talent ecosystem and identify key aspects of developing a competitive advantage.

Masterclass Delivery

Masterclasses will be delivered via a one-day in-person experience in central London, followed by ten hours of online content that will be split across multiple two-hour live virtual sessions.

Find dates and times for the April 2024 Acquiring and Managing Talent in Football masterclass below.

Masterclass Leader & Guest Speakers

Details on this masterclass leader and guest speakers will be released soon.

Topics Explored

The Acquiring and Managing Talent in Football masterclass will explore:

  • An introduction to talent acquiring and management in football

  • Talent acquisition in Academy football

  • Talent acquisition in first-team football

  • Managing talent in Academy football

  • Managing talent in first-team football

  • Retaining talent in Academy football

  • Retaining talent in first-team football

  • Evaluating performance

Faculty

Masterclass Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of talent acquisition in football.
  • Identify the attributes and characteristics that define potential football talent in different positions and playing styles.
  • Recognise the way clubs manage and develop their talent.
  • Understand the different performance evaluation techniques in football.
  • Understand the factors influencing player retention in football clubs.
  • Enjoy a unique level of access to people of prominence in and around the sports industry.
  • Establish new relationships and expand your professional network.
  • Gain practical knowledge and insight that can be applied in your workplace and career.
  • A certificate from City Football Leadership Institute upon successful completion of the masterclass.

Who Should Attend

Masterclasses are open to any individuals looking to develop fresh perspective and understanding of acquiring and managing talent in the football ecosystem.

Whether you are just starting your career journey or are well established within your sector, this immersive masterclass will offer you a learning experience that will be beneficial to both your professional and personal development.

We welcome any individuals who are:

  • 18 years of age and older.
  • Current working professionals in the industry.
  • Currently studying for or graduated with a related qualification.
  • Aspiring for a career within the sector.
  • Interested in talent acquisition in football.

Useful Information

  • Masterclasses will be delivered via a one-day in-person experience in central London, followed by ten hours of online content that will be split across multiple two-hour live virtual sessions.

    The central London location is 30 Bedford Square, WC1B 3EE.

  • The dates and times (UK) of our April masterclass are listed below.

    • In-Person Experience: Friday 26 April 2024, 9am – 5pm
    • Online Content Schedule: two-hour live virtual sessions:
      • Tuesday 30 April, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
      • Thursday 2 May, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
      • Tuesday 7 May, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
      • Tuesday 14 May, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
      • Thursday 16 May, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

     

    All live virtual sessions will be recorded and made available to masterclass participants after the session has taken place. Dates and times listed may be subject to change.

  • The ten hours of online content will be delivered and split across multiple two-hour live virtual sessions.

    All virtual sessions will be recorded and made available to masterclass participants after the session has taken place.

    Whilst attendance of these virtual sessions is not mandatory, participants that do attend live will have the benefit of being able to engage with the course leader and guest speakers during the session.

  • Register now for our Acquiring and Managing Talent in Football masterclass before places get fully booked.

    The next available date to attend is Friday 26 April 2024.

    Masterclasses do not require an application to attend. Interested participants can simply register and join the course.

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