Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD Student, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Sports Management, Payame Noor University, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Izeh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Izeh, Iran

4 Assistant Professor and Director of Sports Management at the Faculty of Sports Sciences, Iran


The present study was conducted to design a model for the development of Iranian sports knowledge-based companies and to explain its future based on scenario writing in the next two decades. The method used in this research is scenario-based planning, which is designed and implemented in eight steps. The method of data collection in this qualitative research and using interviews is the news panel and Delphi survey. Twenty people with specialized knowledge or practical experience were selected as members of the group participating in the research by snowball. Also, Micmac software and script wizard have been used to analyze the data. The findings of this study are presented in two parts. The first part includes identifying and classifying key components, drivers, and uncertainty. The five drivers of domestic investment support, the supply of sports knowledge-based products in the international market, the establishment of sports technology support funds, the development of intellectual property protection laws, and the appointment of trustees of knowledge-based sports companies (such as the Physical Education Research Institute) in this sector. Determined and the relationships of effectiveness and effectiveness between the components are analyzed. The second part identifies and describes possible and compatible scenarios based on related drivers and uncertainties.


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