What is Arena?

ARENA is Sport Ireland's sector specific Leadership Development Programme which 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

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

When will the programme run?

The 2019 programme started in April 2019 and finished in June 2019.

Arena 2019 brochure