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Graduates are equipped with in-depth knowledge, relevant qualifications, skills and competencies addressing the following main areas:
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Module 1 is dedicated to underpinning frameworks, regulations and approaches in the area of sport safety and security management. By completing module 1, participants understand the development of safety and security considerations in sport as well as obtain a comprehensive insight into concepts, interfaces with relevant stakeholders and fundamental key aspects.
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For official enrolment, 50% of the payment of the tuition fee is required and has to be made within 30 days after application. Corresponding payment must be effected until latest 2 weeks prior to the course start. The remaining 50% are due 6 months after the official programme start.
Tuition fee does not cover any travel, accommodation or ground transportation expenses.
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|Kenny is currently Managing Director of Sports Safety Solutions Ltd and is a safety and security advisor to UEFA Events and Match Operations – a role which involves risk assessment for all matches in UEFA competitions. This process requires incident analysis in matches and subsequent production of management information to assist in risk forecasting. Operationally in this role, Kenny has overseen the security|
organisation for UEFA Champions League finals and UEFA Europa League finals since 2009. In addition he managed the UEFA security response in Poland and Ukraine during the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament.
Since 2009 he has regularly represented UEFA at the Council of Europe Standing Committee on Spectator Violence and also the pan-European Think Tank of Football Policing Experts. He has also participated in Council of Europe Consultative visits to Poland, Ukraine, Cyprus and Croatia over the past 4 years. These visits resulted in reports containing recommendations for improvement in football safety and security being delivered to the Council of Ministers.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Kenny will lecture in Module 2, Day 1: Fundamental Approaches and Managerial Concepts and Day 2: Operational Procedures, Best Practices and Performance Tools from Planning to Implementation.
|As an International Sports Executive with significant experience working across numerous major international sport events and venues, Philipp brings with him a wealth of knowledge from various sports, having worked with organisations including the IOC, UEFA, EOC and FISU. Philipp is one of the two founders and Managing Directors of SOLID – Event Management + Consulting.|
Most recently Philipp was the Chief Executive Officer of the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival Vorarlberg/Liechtenstein 2015 and was also a leading member of staff at the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
As the Head of Operations & Technology, he helped to make the inaugural winter version of the 1st Winter YOG, introduced to the sport world by IOC President Jacques Rogge, a huge success. Before that, Philipp spearheaded UEFA’s preparations for UEFA EURO 2008 in Innsbruck and has also performed project based work for the European Handball Federation for several years.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Philipp will lecture in Module 2, Day 1: Fundamental Approaches and Managerial Concepts and Day 2: Operational Procedures, Best Practices and Performance Tools from Planning to Implementation.
|As a major sport event security specialist with over 30 years’ experience in sport events, law enforcement and security, Malcolm’s experience includes various security design and security peer reviews of various sport facilities for National Olympic Committees, FIFA World Cup Organising Committees and world renowned football clubs, as well as numerous safety and security assessments for major international|
sporting events, ranging from Summer and Winter Olympics to FIFA World Cups and others.
Leading the Safety and Security Directorate at the ICSS, Malcolm is responsible for the strategic positioning and management of the directorate, including the delivery of sport safety and security related advisory services, security design and training for major international sporting events, organisations and sport facilities.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Malcolm will lecture in Module 2, Day 4: Development and Establishment of Robust Structures and Procedures for Safety and Security Operations during Sport Events. During this lecture Malcolm will share the Security, Safety and Integrity Model to illustrate the value of following a holistic and integrated security planning approach for major sporting events.
|Birger Nass is Head of Stadium Infrastructure and Stadium Security of the German Football League (DFL) and has been a member of the DFL Competition and Licensing Department since 2006.A member of ESSMA Advisory Board (European Stadium & Safety Management), the DFB Commission on Prevention & Safety & Fan Culture and member of the former EPFL Committee on Stadia Safety and Security, Nass has been involved in numerous stadium projects as a league consultant for|
clubs with a focus on increasing comfort, safety and security for all spectator groups in the Bundesliga. Having spoken at numerous international conferences, Birger has showcased the progress of Bundesliga, which now has one of the highest average spectator attendances in the world.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Birger will lecture in Module 1 Day 4: Interfaces with relevant Safety and Security Stakeholders.
|With almost 20 year’s experience within the safety and professional security industry, Andy is the director of eResponse Crowd Safety and played the lead role in the formation of the corresponding Crowd Safety Centre of Excellence. Andy has planned and delivered security for a number of prominent music artists and celebrities. He has been involved in numerous large scale envets involving millions of people – advising on crowd management for the Olympic Torch Relay in Maidstone,|
Godalming and Buckingham Palace, The Tour de France (2007) as well as a host of television production companies.
An expert in crowd safety and event security, Andy holds a Foundation Degree in Crowd Safety Management in addition to being among only a handful of people in the world to hold a First Class Honours Degree in Crowd Safety Management.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Andy will lecture in in Module 2, Day 4: Crowd Dynamics, Crowd Management and Crowd Control.
|Possessing nearly 25 years of experience in major event security, Bernhard will add a wealth of experience to the International Studies Programme on Sport Safety and Security Management. Bernhard has advised a number of high-profile international events on safety and security including the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012, Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and the International Children|
Games, which take place in Austria in 2016.
An expert in security and risk management for both general events and sport events, Bernhard has also delivered a number of training and education programmes in these areas to several high-profile international organisations.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Bernhard will lecture in Module 1, Day 3: Central Aspects of Safety and Security in Sport, and Day 4: Interfaces with relevant Safety and Security Stakeholders.
|Possessing Matthias is an internationally experienced stadia and sport safety and security expert with 20 year’s experience in professional German football. He assumed various roles on for first league clubs, among them leading positions on Chief Executive Officer, Stadium Director and Director Match Operations level. He provides extensive knowledge and thorough expertise including club an sport organisation,|
safety and security aspects, stadium management and general sport business administration. Most recently, Matthias acts as stadia and security management certification consultant for a range of projects and clients throughout Germany.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Matthias will lead practical excursions and corresponding practical assignments as well as instruct during online and tele-coaching sessions.
|Dr. Hermann Schlindwein is a recognised expert in sport law as well as Merger & Acquisition and private equity business. He advises on sport marketing, sponsoring, law of associations, sport employment law, player transfers an TV marketing. His clients include international sport marketing agencies, sport associations, football clubs, football trainers, players and other individual athletes as well as companies involved in the|
sport industry. Dr Schlindwein is one of the attorneys listed in “Best Lawyers” in the field of corporate law.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Dr Schlindwein will lecture in Module 1, Day 2: Legal and binding requirements.
|Since 1987, Ralf Zimme has been an active member of the event industry, working mainly as production and stage manager, both locally and internationally. After having been assigned as “Head of Event Technology and Security Management” at the multifunctional football stadium “ESPRIT arena” in Duesseldorf, Germany, since its opening in 2005, Ralf is now also in charge of the safety and security unit at Duesseldorf Congress Sport &|
Event – one of Germany’s leading venue operators. Furthermore, Ralf Zimmer is content board member of the YOUROPE Event Safety (YES) Group, which is an association of about 70 European festival organisers.
As part of his ongoing qualification, he completed the “Crowd and Safety Management, BA (Hons)“ studies at Bucks New University in the UK in 2013.
As part of his involvement with the International Advanced Studies Programme, Ralf will lecture in Module 3, Day 1: Risk Management and Scenario Planning.