This unique summer residential programme takes students between 14-17 inside the world of Manchester City and offers a hands-on immersion into the business of sport.

Want to work in the Sports industry?

Next Gen aims to connect the next generation of leaders with the sport industry and give them their first experience of what a future career in the sector could look like.

We invite students, aged between 14-17, from all backgrounds and countries to apply for Next Gen.

The programme is designed for those interested in:

  • Studying sports management/business at university
  • A future career in the sport industry
  • Developing an entrepreneurial business
  • Wanting to develop their leadership skills

What's included?

Course leaders will guide students through interactive workshops and group activities that will bring programme topics to life.

  • 25 Hours of interactive workshops per week
  • Leading industry experts
  • Behind the scenes access
  • Certificate of completion & Closing ceremony
  • VIP Etihad Stadium Tour, home of Manchester City
  • Evening activities
  • Accommodation and all meals provided
  • Personal development plan & digital learning system

City Football Leadership Institute

City Football Leadership Institute was created to provide real life insights to students and professionals who want to know more about the business of football and sport.

Those insights go far beyond the pitch and will get to the heart of sport as a continuously evolving global phenomenon and platform for creativity and entrepreneurs.

Want to improve your football skills?

Train where champions are made – at the Etihad campus – with our other Manchester City Football Programmes. Find out more.


Select your date of birth to start your booking. If you are an agent, please use our Agents Booking page.