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 and Governance.

It includes the following elements:

  • Psychometric Assessment and Coaching
  • Blended Learning (subject to public health advice)
  • Networking opportunities and peer support
  • Online learning platform and support

When will the programme run?

The programme will start in December 2020 and run until May 2021.

Applications for this programme are now closed.

Accelerate Management Development Brochure