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Sustainability & Major Sport Events: Implementation

Hamad Bin Khalifa University via edX


When planning to host a major sport event you must take certain steps to ensure that the event is not only sustainable for the host city or region, but also leaves a lasting legacylong after the event has concluded.

Thefirst course in theSustainability & Major Sport Events Professional Certificate program teaches the five pillars of sustainability and looks at how these pillars should be implemented during the planning and hosting phase. With these pillars as the core principles, this second course provides you with the practical steps to take and tools to use when managing an event, and more specifically when implementing a sustainable major sport event. You are also presented with best practices in terms of strategy, sustainable procurement, and action plans to further enhance your learning.


Module 1: Sustainable Major Sport Events: Implementation
Module 2:Strategy
Module 3: Action Planning and Implementation
Module 4: Sustainability Reporting
Module 5: Sustainable Procurement
Module 6: Legacy and Development
Module 7: Communications
Module 8: Final Assignment

Taught by

Dr. Talar Sahsuvaroglu, José Retana, Alex Charles, Katie Morison and Orjan Lundberg

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    Great overview of what's needed to host a successful sports megaevent. Taught by a mix of academics and professionals with practical experience.

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