The Institute of Sport

Inform – Educate – Disrupt

The Institute of Sport (iSport) is an innovative, multimedia sport intelligence platform for anyone connected the management and business of sport. Individually or organisationally, iSport can help you with all of your consulting, education and training needs.

iSport combines three decades of practical experience in the business of sport and sport education with globally renowned experts and proven practitioners into our open learning portal. A single source of education, knowledge and insight that connects you with up-to-the-minute global best practice.

Whatever your needs, whatever your background, iSport has something for you! From project management to communication, sports marketing to social media and from volunteer management and leadership to governance and sponsorship,

iSport covers it all!

Dr Dave Arthur

Coming from England to play rugby union in Sydney in the late 1980’s, Dave has a diverse background in sport development, education and business ownership and management having owned and operated businesses including a major regional fitness centre, a sport and event marketing consultancy and iSport.

He is a former academic who left the University system to pursue various personal and business goals around education in the business of sport. He co-authored the acclaimed International Cases in the Business of Sport in 2008 as well as the second volume in 2017 and has written numerous book chapters and presented at industry conferences.

Dave has continued his own education in a number of fields through various means including online and face to face interaction and engagement. Consequently, he is a Certified Project Director and possesses a Diploma of Project Management which complements his event and project consulting experience.

As a consultant he has been commissioned by premier global rugby league brand the National Rugby League on three separate occasions, has made two international rugby union tours as part of the management team for Pacific Rugby Limited (PRL) and completed the economic impact of the Rugby World Cup 2011 for MasterCard International.  He worked with the Gold Coast Titans professional rugby league franchise to review, systemise and strategise their entire business on and off the field and remains a sought after consultant around professional and grass roots sport.

He is currently working globally with the International Judo Federation. the Liverpool International Academy, NSW and various other sporting organisations developing innovative sport development and educational products for their members as well consulting and delivering project management education for the Institute of Project Management.

Dave is active on Twitter through @drsportbiz and @isportedu and can also be found regularly posting on Linkedin.

If you would like to talk over your business, sport business or sport education requirements please call +61 (0) 422267813 or find him here.