There is a growing global trend and demand for major sporting events to provide an immersive experience and a lasting legacy for the communities and countries they are staged in. Successfully organising these  major sports events involves managing the expectations and experiences of a range of stakeholders, including governing bodies, associations, sponsors, athletes, spectators, local contractors and suppliers.


Whether it's your goal to work the global sports events circuit, progress a career in sports stadium or venue management or work with a specific high profile major sporting event or competition, understanding the key requirements for staging major sports events is essential. 


Learn the keys to major sports event management success with our expert Facilitator James Mark, International Venue and Event Consultant. James has worked with  many major sporting events including as Services & Olympics Director at ExCeL London, Venue General Manager for the IAAF World Athletic Championships and Venue Consultant for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.


Course Name: Major Sports Event Management MasterClass


Course Code: LSSMSEMMC190918


Course Start Date:  Wednesday 19 September 2018


Course Duration: 3 days (Wednesday to Friday)


Course Hours: 10am - 4pm


Course Venue: CentrEd at ExCeL London, E16 1XL


Certificate: MasterClass Certificate in Major Sports Event Management


Awarded  By: The Event School London





  • Expert tuition from International Venue and Event Consultant, James Mark
  • Site visits and industry speakers- learn from Industry within Industry
  • Minimum two (2) site visits to venues that host major sports events
  • Build your sports events industry network 
  • Interactive, practical training
  • Small groups with strictly limited numbers offer a unique experience
  • Training Centre ideally placed within one of Europe's premier venues - ExCeL London, host to major international sporting events such as London 2012 Olympics.


    MasterClass Certificate in Major Sports Event Management Course

    SKU: LSSMSEMMC190918
    • This major sports event management masterclass course is ideal for those who:


      • Have existing events or sports management experience and would like to add specialist major sports event management skills to their CV or portfolio
      • Are looking to move their events career towards managing major sporting events
      • Would like to gain a range of event planning skills to broaden their opportunties within the event industry.