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NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sport Management

Welcome to the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sport Management website.

The primary objective of the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Progamme in Sport Management is to provide an advanced skill based short learning programme that focuses on selected areas within the management of sport. Students learn how to apply sport management principles in the administration of their various enterprises and organizations.

The NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Progamme in Sport Management also introduces students to the current global sport management trends and how these may be applied within the South African context. In so doing the course aims to offer students important tools they can use to enhance the manner in which they manage their federation, their association or their club in accordance with the realities of South Africa and its neighbouring countries.

2010 edition students at the stadium

NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Progamme in Sport Management students at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

The NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Progamme in Sport Management is primarily aimed at persons that operate within one or more of the following settings:

  • National and regional football federations
  • Other sports federations
  • Sport clubs
  • National Olympic Committees and other sport associations
  • Governmental agencies
  • Industries related to sport
  • Other industries to people actively involved in the world of sport

This certificate is presented as a short learning programme. Provider accreditation was granted to NMMU by CIES and programme accreditation is provided by NMMU and CIES.

Contact information
Mr Vernon Oosthuizen
Senior Lecturer; Programme Manager NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sport Management
Tel: 27 41 504 3713
vernon.oosthuizen
@nmmu.ac.za