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Sustainable Sport and Events, Short Course

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The module will take place at the Synathlon located on the University of Lausanne Campus in Switzerland. 

Details of the course

Participants of the  Sustainable Sport and Events course at AISTS (International Academy of Sport Science and Technology)  will learn from the speakers and from each other about the various ways of integrating sustainability into the core of their businesses, be it a temporary endeavor such as an event or in their daily operations.

Throughout both days, group work and discussions will challenge the existing ideas of sustainability in sport, with a particular focus on the business case for sustainability while simultaneously addressing the demands of multiple stakeholders.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Key objectives 

  • To incorporate the concept of legacy as the first step into a sustainable event
  • To gain a solid understanding of the fundamental ideas behind sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • To understand how sporting events positively or negatively impacts society
  • To understand how to balance social equity, environmental integrity and economic efficiency in a sports event
  • To understand how sustainability and CSR can be integrated into strategic planning for any given sports organisation
  • To acquire tools to plan and manage sport events with regards to sustainability
  • To develop the capability to build and implement a sustainability or CSR initiative for a sporting event using the five phases of the GRI sustainability reporting process

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Participants are professional, part-time or volunteer managers and organisers of international sports events, as well as staff from sport federations, corporate sponsors and organising committees looking to successfully incorporate Sustainability into events for further competitive advantage. 
  • Previous participants who have attended the seminar have come from FIFA, FIH, ICF, IAAF, FIE, FIVB, Formula E, Federation of Gay Games, Hong Kong Jockey Club and the World Economic Forum.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    869 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 869 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
  • EU/EEA

    869 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 869 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
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CHF  960

Fee includes:

  • Course materials
  • Daily lunch
  • Certificate of Completion

Living costs for Lausanne

  • 1609 - 1980 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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