AFC FOOTBALL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE (FMC)
The AFC Football Management Certificate (FMC) is an online programme, which will be delivered asynchronously (online private studies) and synchronously (online live sessions). The FMC is designed to assist in developing a set of skills specific to football aimed at the future senior management of the AFC’s Member Associations (MAs), Regional Associations (RAs) , football stakeholders and independent applicants.
The main objective of the FMC is to introduce football management aspects. Basic principles of each module will be taught and tested in ensuring these administrators have the fundamental skills to perform their daily tasks at their respective MAs, RAs, leagues, clubs, etc.
AFC FOOTBALL MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA(FMD)
The AFC Football Management Diploma (FMD) is an online programme which will be delivered asynchronously (online private studies) and synchronously (online live sessions). The FMD is designed to help develop a set of skills specific to football aimed at middle management, future senior management and/or higher management of the AFC’s Member Associations (MAs), Regional Associations (RAs), football stakeholders and independent applicants.
The main objective of the FMD is to ensure graduates are fully equipped with the necessary and appropriate knowledge and skills to assist their respective MAs, RAs, leagues, clubs, etc, towards achieving their respective vision and mission by having up-to-date management techniques and best operation practices.
AFC CERTIFICATE IN FOOTBALL LEADERSHIP (ACFL)
Designed solely by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the AFC Certificate in Football Leadership (ACFL) is an applied initiative designed to advance the development of established and emerging leaders in football with the perspective, skills, and tools they will need to continue making astute decisions in an evolving football ecosystem.
The programme guides participants through theoretical perspective, hands-on activities, real case studies and examples that intend to help graduates make better decisions that impact all functions from the front office to the pitch.
The ACFL is focused on decision-makers in the AFC MAs, RAs, and all other football stakeholders.
The six-month long online programme consists of six modules and focuses not only on the main areas of leadership principles including interpersonal skills and effective communication, but also explores the further design and development of football organisations, Environmental, Social and Governance in Football as well as project management.
The main objective of the programme is to ensure that graduates are fully equipped with the fundamental leadership knowledge that helps them manage circumstances astutely, direct their organisation’s resources for improved efficiency and the achievement of goals, provide clarity of purpose, motivate and guide their organisation to realise its mission.