Psychology of leadership
Upskill in sports leadership and coaching to maximise your team’s performance
Coaching skills have become increasingly sought after for improving team and individual training.
On this microcredential, you’ll be empowered to become a confident and inspirational sports coach.
Using the international coaching experience of business and elite sports coach, Paddy Upton, you’ll explore concepts from sports psychology, coaching, and leadership that can be applied to teams in a number of contexts.
You’ll discover the value of using motivational strategies and insights to improve your sports leadership skills and become a more effective, successful coach.
Deakin’s Sport Management courses are ranked #1 in Australia and within the top 20 globally.*
*Sports Business International 2019
The ability to coach high-performing teams is essential for anyone coaching at an elite sporting level. You’ll gain insights into the psychology behind coaching and learn from one of the best minds in the field.
The skills learned on this microcredential will particularly benefit:
current or prospective coaches looking to broaden their skills and become a better coach and trainer
athletes transitioning to professional PT work
students considering postgraduate study in sports or nutrition
anyone interested in applying sports coaching methods to develop teams in business.
There is no prerequisite requirement for this microcredential. However, it is designed for leaders looking to improve their ability to manage and lead teams, so an undergraduate degree or relevant professional experience is recommended.
To claim recognition of prior learning for this microcredential into a pathway degree course at Deakin, you’ll need to prove your English language skills at IELTS 6.5 or above and meet residency requirements for any on-campus enrolments.