Unipro is thrilled to be in partnership with the prestigious

City Football Leadership Institute

Our collaboration with City Football Leadership Institute opens doors for Unipro student-athletes to explore the captivating world of football and sports business. Our partnership provides unparalleled access to authentic insights, expert knowledge, and invaluable opportunities, paving the way for a successful future in the sports industry.

Bringing the best of football and education together.

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.

Inspired by City Football Leadership Institute’s partners at City Football Group, the variety of programmes offer invaluable insight, bespoke education, and unrivalled access for those aspiring to excel within the sport industry and beyond. It is important for those either looking to take their first steps into the industry to proactively develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and tools to effectively navigate their way through today’s complex and rapidly changing sports business ecosystem.


Next Gen aims to connect 14-17 year-olds with the sport industry and give them their first experience of what a future career in the sector could look like. This unique summer residential programme takes students inside the world of Manchester City and offers a hands-on immersion into the business of sport.

Course leaders will guide students through interactive workshops and group activities that will bring programme topics to life. Our learning framework is designed to enhance both business and personal development, to support with excelling in any future environment.

Students will experience:

  • Immersive Learning: experience the sports industry first-hand, with interactive workshops and unique behind the scenes access
  • Industry Experts: meet a wide range of innovative experts, covering a wide range of industry topics
  • Career Development: understand opportunities within the sport industry and start developing your network
  • Leadership Skills: develop skill-sets that can be applied in both sport and business


Next Gen is an experience of a lifetime, from the friendships gained to the learnings designed to enhance every student’s education, career, and passion for sport.​​​​

UNIPRO & City Football Leadership partnership