Diploma in Club Management

The Diploma in Club Management aims to provide club executives from all around the world with the latest practical know-how and insights from the industry, covering key areas in the successful management of football clubs.

Bringing together a variety of globally in­fluential voices to analyse and share best practice, this unique and exclusive programme will focus on the latest trends in relation to club operations and stadium management, finance, marketing and communications, sporting and youth academies, governance and legal matters, as well as leadership and negotiation.

In line with FIFA’s vision to make football truly global, the first-ever FIFA Diploma in Club Management will contribute to the organisation’s efforts to professionalise football enabling a larger number of football clubs from every region of the world to compete at the highest level off the pitch.

The first edition of the programme will run from March 2021 to January 2022.

The application deadline of 6 January 2021 has passed and the admissions process is now closed. All submitted applications are currently being reviewed and further correspondence with candidates will take place via email. Thank you for your interest in the FIFA Diploma in Club Management.

You can find more information about the 2021/2022 edition of the FIFA Diploma in Club Management in the official brochure:

Madrid session (Sep 2021)

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