Considerations for a Spt Sci Consultancy Business Podcast

Considerations for establishing a Sports Science Consultancy Business

This webinar will explore the aspects that need to be considered when starting and running a sport science consultancy business. Understanding the dynamics and the needs of the market will be discussed and how the services offered can meet those needs. A selection of frameworks and tools to make this assessment will be outlined, as well as contemporary entrepreneurial techniques. 

The recording is of a webinar presented by ESSA on 28 August 2019. 

Presented by Dr Marc Portus, Phd, EMBA, AHPM, ASpS2

Marc Portus has over 20 years' experience in elite sport, 12 of those leading and managing high performance teams at Cricket Australia, Praxis Sport and at the Australian Institute of Sport. He has an Executive MBA with an international leadership specialisation and a PhD investigating spinal injuries in cricket fast bowlers.

Marc has extensive experience working in multi-jurisdictional business contexts, delivering performance frameworks, research outcomes and technological innovations across multiple governance and geographical boundaries, fro Cricket Australia as the SSSM Manager, for the International Cricket Council as an HP consultant and for the Australian Sports Commission as the Head of AIS Movement Sciences. 

Marc also specialises in projectile biomechanics, offering consulting services to cricket fast bowlers as "The Pace Doctor", baseball pitchers and all football codes kicking skills. 

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ESSA Member   $30.00 
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Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist level 1 and Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager



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9/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
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