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Sports Integrity Management Course



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Mixed (online and in-person)


3 days


24 hrs

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The increased focus on integrity in sport over the past decade has resulted in the need for sporting organisations at all levels to take on increased responsibilities and to know how to best manage integrity measures and threats in their sports. The Sports Integrity Management course will provide you with practical skills and knowledge to assist you in managing your sport’s integrity programs, including to mitigate risks from external and internal threats.

About this course

Developed by an independent sports integrity expert, this course has been designed to provide sporting organisations with a broader knowledge base and range of practical skills. This will ensure board members and key staff can more confidently navigate through the integrity issues and frameworks under government agency focus, as well as the broader issues impacting the integrity of sport and its stakeholders.   

Key benefits of this course

By the conclusion of this course you should:

  • Understand why integrity is critical to sport and why it receives so much focus and funding
  • Know what your sport needs to do to comply with government requirements and legislation
  • Have gained deeper insight into the exposure of and pressures faced by the athletes in your sport
  • Have knowledge of how your sporting organisation may be exposed to external threats
  • Know how to manage complaints and alleged breaches in a more effective and efficient manner
  • Understand how to run and advise on dispute resolution processes that protect your sport, while also ensuring fair outcomes for stakeholders involved
  • Have deeper knowledge and practical skills to enhance performance in your role.


Digital badge and certificate

A digital badge and certificate will be awarded following the successful completion of any necessary tasks or assessments to demonstrate acquired learning of the short course or for meeting attendance and/or participation requirements.

Learn more about UTS Open digital badges.

Course outline

The following content will be covered during the Sports Integrity Management course:

Sports Integrity

  • Sources of integrity
  • Ethical decision making
  • Foundational basis for sports integrity
  • How a sport sets its values.

Sports Integrity Framework and Processes

  • Sports Integrity Australia (SIA) and the National Integrity Framework (NIF)
  • The role of the ASC
  • Global perspectives and alternatives
  • How frameworks are applied.

The Athlete and Integrity

  • Anti-doping / clean sport
  • Illicit drugs and medicines
  • Violence
  • Behavioural misconduct.

The Organisation and Integrity

  • Member protection
  • Child safeguarding
  • Competition manipulation (match-fixing) and corruption
  • Concussion
  • Human rights
  • Trans rights
  • Climate change.

Managing Complaints and Breaches

  • Compliant assessment and handling
  • Allegations of a breach
  • Running and investigation – internally
  • Managing and external independent investigation
  • Report writing.

Ensuring Fair Outcomes

  • Reviewing investigation reports
  • Substantiating alleged breaches
  • The dispute resolution process
  • Finalising the complaint / breach.  


Full price: $1,980 (GST free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

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If you have a specific question on course content or requirements, please contact us.


Who is this course for?

This sports management integrity course is designed for board members, leaders and integrity officers within sporting organisations but is also relevant for other personnel who are responsible for ensuring integrity and mitigating against risks associated with breaches.

Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.