Study the dual Diploma of Business / Diploma of Leadership and Management and pursue your goals of working in elite sport.
This unique offering is perfect for football enthusiasts, and will provide you with access to elite high-performance facilities and key industry experts in the area of sport
You will complete both diplomas in just one year, giving you the opportunity to explore key topics in leadership, strategic planning and marketing through a sporting context. Your learning will be supported by industry experts as well as Essendon Football Club staff who will provide an intimate perspective on working in elite sport.
With access to elite athletes, coaches, EFC staff and mentors, this stream allows you to immerse yourself in the operations of an AFL Club. You will gain exclusive insights to football, events, member growth and engagement, community programs, facility operations, and match-day operations across elite and second tier programs.
You will undertake 100 hours of voluntary work experience across the EFC and its partner network. This will give you access to a variety of experiences within the operations of an AFL Club across both men’s and women’s programs, as well as the opportunity to build your network in sport.
Your classes will be held face-to-face at the NEC Hangar, home of the Essendon Football Club, and content may also be delivered at RMIT’s City campus. Your learning will include a mix of learning methods including instructions, presentations, role-play, group work, and worksheets.
Ongoing assessment throughout these diplomas will typically include written assessments, presentations, evidence portfolios, and practical demonstrations.
If you study the Essendon Football Club dual diploma, you will be exposed to football, events, member growth and engagement, community programs and facility operations, and hold the skills to pursue a career in either a sports club or other industries. Upon completion of the dual diploma plan, two students will be offered graduate roles with EFC.
For more information visit the Essendon Education Academy.