Sports organisations can become recognized as “Accredited Organization” with the completion of the Sports Data & Digital Protection (SDDP) certification online. Where a sports organizations has sufficient number of people complete the certification, it will become an “Accredited” and registered on relevant international registry lists. An “Accredited Organization” must demonstrate it has 5% of its total workforce complete the online certification. An Accreditation Organization is valid for 3-years from the date of issue.
Academic Partners play a crucial role in educating the next generation of highly qualified elite sports industry practitioners, of which sports data and sports digital and sports information ethics is becoming increasingly important. Academic institutions such as colleges and universities are influential in encouraging student development and delivering course programming that is relevant to today’s top sports careers. By aligning with SDA, institutions join a network of the world-leading organisations that are equipped to manage sports data and the certification equip students with the skills and best-practices they need for a future successful sports career. An “Accredited University and College” will have 5% or relevant Sports teaching staff and faculty complete the online certification. The Accreditation will be valid for three (3) years from the date of issue.