The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) delivers learning programmes for sports and event participants - athletes, managers, administrators, officials and coaches - through a series of tailored educational programmes.
Management education
Equipping managers with knowledge for the modern sporting world
The Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management, accredited through Royal Holloway, University of London, is designed to equip students with the tools and skills to excel in this burgeoning industry sector. Go to programme >>>
An intensive programme to expose sport managers in National Federations to essential tools in order that they may enhance their administrative capability. Through the use of case studies delegates apply learning immediately throughout the programme. Go to programme >>>
Specifically developed for the needs of those at the forefront of designing, managing, administering and delivering athlete pathways. The programme uses innovative and proven management techniques to establish organisational alignment for the successful implementation of athlete pathways for the sport. Go to programme >>>
The IPC Academy Campus is an unique set of education programmes run throughout each edition of the Paralympic Games. Tailored to the specific requirements of future event organisers, governments and others throughout the Paralympic Movement, the campus aims to enhance and improve the capability and capacity of those involved with the event. Go to programme >>>
The IPC Development Strategy prioritises learning and training opportunities for NPC/NF staff and volunteers in the areas of governance, management, leadership and sport promotion. With resource now available through the Agitos Foundation, the aim is to create such educational opportunities with NPCs through a new Organisational Capacity Programme. Building on the World Academy of Sport’s partnership with the International Rugby Board the IPC Academy developed a competency-based training and assessment workshop for Programme Leads who will deliver such opportunities. Go to programme >>>
The FIBA Academy Manager's Programme has been developed especially for members of the basketball community and those interested in the management of basketball. The programme is structured into a ten module learning framework which takes you through the fundamental principles of running your basketball organisation. The topics covered range from the importance of the constitution to the organisation of events, through to finance, sponsorship, athletes' management, etc. Go to programme >>>
IPC Academy Excellence Programmes
The Rio 2016 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Rio 2016 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The PyeongChang 2018 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of PyeongChang 2018 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The Tokyo 2020 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Tokyo 2020 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The Beijing 2022 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Beijing 2022 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>