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Risk Management in Sport

Risk Management in Sport

$ 24.95

Language: English

Course Duration: 1 Hour.
Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of eLearning completion and 1 National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Professional Development (PD) Point (if applicable).

Risk Management in Sport defines risk management, explains why effective risk management is necessary, and provides a practical description of the risk management process as it applies to sport organizations.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the terms hazard, risk, risk management, reasonable standard of care, and negligence

  • Recognize the benefits of effective risk management and know that risk management must be an ongoing process which becomes embedded into the culture of the organization

  • Know that each organization, club, and team needs to have a Risk Management Representative (RMR) and be able to identify the responsibilities of an RMR

  • Identify and describe each step in the risk management process

  • List the general areas of risk for a sport organization

  • Describe the policies, procedures and practices which must be implemented within each general area of risk to create a safe environment

  • Understand the importance of monitoring and evaluation in ensuring that the risk management process is effective

This course has been developed by Brock University's Centre for Sport Capacity and Sport for Life.