To be considered for admission under the Institute of Sport Management’s second certification tier, you’ll need to have first attained a prescribed level of competency as a result of work experiences and/or study, and been employed a minimum of three years (full time) or five years (part time) in the sport & leisure industry or a relevant, associated industry recognised by the Institute of Sport Management.
To be eligible to obtain the C.P.S.M. certification, you must:
- derive your principal income from employment in the sport & leisure industry or relevant, associated industry, and
- have been employed a minimum of three years full time or five years part-time in the sport & leisure industry or relevant, associated industry.
The C.P.S.M. provides career focused Sport Managers with the opportunity to further develop their level of technical competence, extend their range of skills and gain confidence in their abilities.
As a Certified Practising Sport Manager (C.P.S.M.) of the Institute of Sport Management you will:
- be entitled to use the designation of C.P.S.M. post-nominals for the current year of financial membership;
- make a commitment to abide by the Institute of Sport Management Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct;
- undertake at least 75 hours of structured Continuing Professional Development per triennium;
- receive a Certified Practising Sport Manager certificate suitable for framing, displaying your commitment to ethical practice and ongoing professional development;
- receive a distinctive Certified Practising Sport Manager lapel pin;
- have access to information and the opportunity to participate in ISM events, conferences & networks including special member offers and discounts on professional development opportunities;
- attain an ISM certification as part of a global network of Sport Managers.
If accepted for admission the cost of a C.P.S.M. Membership is $AUD165 per annum.
Institute of Sport Management Membership is deemed to commence from the date of approval of the application and is subject to eligibility regulations including the applicant:
- agreeing to abide by a strict Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct;
- agreeing to undertake structured Continuing Professional Development each year, and
- attaining prescribed levels of competencies as a result of work experiences and/or study for the C.P.S.M. certification level.