Erasmus University Rotterdam
A Guide to Diversifying and Transforming Football Leadership
Erasmus University Rotterdam

A Guide to Diversifying and Transforming Football Leadership

Taught in English


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Jacco van Sterkenburg
Palesa Mashigo

Instructors: Jacco van Sterkenburg

8 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! This module puts a spotlight on the exclusion of women and ethnic minority groups in football organizations. It explores how exclusion manifests itself and what structural processes inhibit diversity in football leadership.

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3 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

The diverse talent that is seen on the football field is often not represented in the boardroom. In this module, we will break down football governing structures and discuss the process of moving up the leadership ladder in football organisations.

What's included

4 videos3 readings2 discussion prompts

Making your way up the football leadership ladder as a person of colour can be challenging but as a woman of colour this can be burdensome because of the discriminatory hurdles within football organisations. Module 3 delves into these hurdles and discusses ways women of colour navigate discrimination in football organisations.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 discussion prompt

Thus far, the course has highlighted the competitive disadvantage that women of minority background have in employment for leadership positions in the football world. In this final module, we talk about measures that need to be taken to address structural inequities in football organisations.

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 peer review


Jacco van Sterkenburg
Erasmus University Rotterdam
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