Ages 15-18 •
The Sports Professional Weekend gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of the world of professional sport, through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions. The programme will be led by a group of professionals from the world of sport - athletes, managers, trainers and agents - who will coach you on how to build your career.
Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities, colleges and jobs in sport, as well as providing a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college applications.
Top professionals from across the sports industry will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:
Training on how to fulfil your ambitions of securing a career in professional sports
An action plan of how to break into the industry, starting now
Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices; university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
Q&A time with leading sports professionals from a large range of disciplines
Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time
Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as team work, negotiation, commercial awareness and perseverance
Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
Day 1: Shaping a Sports Professional
Day 2: The Sports Industry
11.00amThe World of Professional Sports
11.30amCoaching an Athlete: Fitness and Nutrition
12.30pmCoaching an Athlete: Training and Technology
2.30pmCoaching an Athlete: Mentality and Mindset
4:00pmFair Play: Gender & Sport
*exact programme subject to change without notice.
11:00amThe Business of Sport
11.45amSports in the News
2.30pmTransfer Deadline Day
This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both.
'Live Online’: £165/student for both days
In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.
28th - 29th January 2023
University College London (UCL)
11am - 5:30pm (UK time)
As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.
This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.
If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email email@example.com with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.