A new partnership has been announced between Sportifan Ventures Limited and Leeds United College along with Sheffield FC Foundation in which the main objective will be to develop and market football and sports related educational courses in India.
As per a statement, Sportifan Ventures will work as a business intelligence partner to support both clubs with education opportunities in India. The organisation operates a sport business management consultancy, with expertise in management consultancy, procurement, portfolio management and sports tourism. This new relationship will enable the delivery of quality education to sport-enthusiasts in the Indian subcontinent.
To coincide with this new partnership, Leeds United College and the World’s Oldest Football Club are also linking up with the Institute of Sport Science & Technology, Pune, India (ISST) as part of their Distance Education Programme.
Through the Distance Education programme students will be able to take part in a three-month course to achieve a certificate in Football Management and Coaching.
This programme with ISST, Pune has been designed by industry experts from the world of football to provide students with an opportunity to develop their passion for football in a coaching and management capacity to deal with the changing world of sports. The certificate will provide football enthusiasts, athletes and aspiring football managers with basic coaching tools and knowledge around management across the football spectrum.
Admissions are now open for the course, with video lectures available online once the enrolment process is completed.