We build on our own personal coaching experiences from international clubs and national teams. We know that training and coaching is very demanding and complex. We also know what coaches need in order to be long-term successful and what problems coaches have to solve in their daily practice. To increase your expertise, we offer international accredited distance learning programs focusing on sports mental training, talent selection and human resource development, team building, team dynamics, effective communication, management, strategic management and leadership. We will also help you to strengthen your personal energy and vitality.
This unique international MBA program is a common project of the International Leadership & Business Academy, Netherlands Business Academy, City Campus Dordrecht in cooperation with leading European sports organizations and with participation of renowned lecturers from the world of sports. Sports organizations are specific dynamically evolving institutions, whose management requires a holistic approach and interdisciplinary knowledge. This program is designed for managers and coaches of sports organizations who want to be successful in an innovative international sports environment. In this international program you have the opportunity to gain inspiration and contacts from colleagues from foreign sports organizations. During this program you will discuss and address practical issues from your daily practice. As part of your study, you will learn answers to the questions of how to address current and future challenges in this dynamically developing sector. How to attract and develop talented people? How to work with your coaching and sports team? How to develop the internal culture and values of the organization? How to communicate properly with the public? How to adapt to the specifics of modern young generations? For managers and coaches of sports academies, we have prepared a shortened distance study program called the Mini MBA Leaders of Sport Academies, which focuses on the specifics of sports academies. Subjects from the MBA program Leaders in Sport are presented in the Mini MBA program Leaders of Sport Academies in a simplified and abbreviated form and modified to the specifics of sports academies so that the program is time and money efficient and available for managers and coaches working with youth. The MBA Leaders in Sport and Leaders of Sport Academies courses are the best ones in leadership, coaching, human resource management, long-term development, education, ethics, project management, change management, strategic management, communications, marketing, financial management and also information management. You can hear lots of inspiring lessons from leading international experts in the world of sports.
This program focuses on the issue of sports mental training for coaches. Sports mental training will help you solve practical problems and challenges that the coach and athlete experience during sports activities. Do you want to learn how to be a successful coach? How to fully develop the potential of your athletes? Do you want to be a real mental support and mentor of your athletes? Developing their potential requires a holistic approach and interdisciplinary knowledge. In this program you will learn how to effectively apply practical approaches, methods and techniques of sports mental training in everyday practice, and how to help your athletes develop their potential. You will also learn how to better understand your athletes, their personalities, potential, strengths, motives for their behavior and actions, their needs to strengthen the passion for sport, the will, the sense of activity, joy of sport. In addition you will learn how to take care of one’s mental well-being. We prepared a specialized program for youth coaches. It adapts the teaching of sports mental training to the specifics of individual developmental period according to the concept of long-term athlete’s development (LTAD). Each period has its challenges, we will help you better understand the needs of particular young generations and effectively adapt them to your communication and coaching style. In addition to the basic course, which is designed for both coaches of individual and team sports, we offer a course for team sports coaches extended by the subjects of teambuilding, team dynamics and leadership. Knowledge of sports mental training will also be useful in managing your emotions, stress, in dealing with difficult situations, in communicating with parents, in cooperation with coaches. In this course, you will learn how to be more mentally tough, how to manage stress and how to be able to strengthen your own health and energy. The first step to improve your athletes is to improve yourself. The subjects of this program are the basics of sports mental training, self-knowledge, self-management, coaching, communication, the basics of mediation, leadership and other inspirations from various lecturers in the world of sports.
The Talent Coach program is an internationally accredited training program designed primarily for trainers, coaches, managers, sports scouts ... In order to develop people's potential, we should properly understand the nature of their personalities, their potential, strengths, needs and motives for their behavior. People's character is constantly developing over years. The goal of a good coach is to help people reach their full potential not only in the areas of specific skills, physical abilities and energy, but also in the areas of emotional and social intelligence and also to strengthen their passion, will and desire for action in the process of self-improvement. True talent management means developing the full potential of all the people in the team. If all team members reach their full potential, give their unique qualities in the sake of the team, the team can deliver the best performance. How to be truly effective and successful during this process? Our behavior and actions depend on our choices. Although everyone has their preferred style of communication and behavior, it is important to be able to adapt, to be able to recognize what behavior is appropriate and effective in a given situation and for a given person. This program includes the topics of self-management, leadership, coaching, communication and human resource management.
In this specialized internationally accredited training course you will learn the basic principles of leadership and how to address current challenges for leaders in the sports industry. Successful leaders are constantly evolving, renovating organizations, changing their status quo. Leadership is primarily about inspiring people with visions, creating a culture of the organization and their values, building an attractive and stimulating environment for developing people's potential, personal growth and performance. All these aspects are decisive in the battle for talents. Really talented people are primarily looking for an environment for their growth, self-realization and belonging, more than just material rewards. The art of creating an environment that offers development, education, interest and care for a person and their well-being are crucial for that. How do you integrate all these aspects into your team, in your sports organization? How to turn current challenges into opportunities? You will learn all this in this specialized internationally accredited educational program, which focuses primarily on the topics of self-management, leadership, communication, management, human resource management and change process management.