ARENA Leadership Development Programme

What is ARENA?

ARENA is Sport Ireland's sector specific Leadership Development Programme. It is a Level 6 QQI awarded programme. It is designed for:

  • Chief Executives
  • Senior Managers
  • Individuals with a large span of control

who are employed in sports organisations funded by Sport Ireland and are looking to:

  • develop the skills, acquire the knowledge and understand the behaviours needed to be an effective leader
  • build a professional leadership network within the sports sector
  • attain a level 6 QQI award in Leadership Skills

ARENA is a highly experiential programme and consists of 3 core modules, namely Responsibility, Relationships and Results.

It includes the following elements:

  • Psychometric Assessment and Coaching
  • Blended Learning
  • Networking opportunities and peer support
  • Online learning platform and support

When will the programme run?

The 2021/2022 programme will start in September 2021 and will finish in May 2022.

ARENA 2021/2022 Brochure