ACCELERATE is Sport Ireland's sector specific management development programme. It is a Level 6 QQI awarded programme. 

It is designed for:

  • People currently in Managerial roles with line management responsibility
  • People currently in Managerial roles without line management responsibility
  • People who have been identified for a future Managerial role within their organisation

All participants must be 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 manager and
  • Build a professional network with other managers in the sports sector

The programme experience and key features:

ACCELERATE is highly experiential and consists of 3 core modules, namely Self-Management, People Management and Project/Financial Management.

It includes the following elements:

  • Psychometric Assessment and Coaching
  • Classroom based learning
  • Off-site learning activities
  • Networking opportunities and peer support
  • Online learning platform and support

When will the programme run?

The programme will start in December 2019 and run until May 2020.

Applications for the 2019/2020 programme are now closed.

Accelerate Management Development Brochure