Qatar Football AssociationNews
06.04.2015 6:06 in :

DOHA: Josoor Institute, a centre of excellence for the sports and events industries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, today launched its professional certificate and diploma programmes. Designed to provide a detailed understanding of the necessary skills involved in the management of sports and events, the new programmes reiterate Josoor Institute’s mandate to enable the successful delivery of a historic 2022 FIFA World Cup and help build a legacy for the region.

Launched in partnership with leading international academic partners including Georgetown University, University of Liverpool and Leeds Beckett University, the part-time programmes include six blocks spread over an 18-month period. The programmes are specially curated to provide aspirants and professionals knowledge and skills, and help develop their management and leadership competencies. From the organisation and management of large-scale events to understanding the world of football, these courses provide a unique learning opportunity with insights from world-class delivery teams from the partner universities.

The Certificate and Diploma programmes will provide a detailed learning and understanding of the skills required to prepare professionals in the region for the sports and events industries. Specifically, the Professional Certificate and Professional Diploma programme on ‘Football and Sports Management’ will focus on the various specialised and managerial aspects of the sports business with a special emphasis on football. Delegates shall derive insights into managerial theories and their practical application in the business of sports.

Similarly, the Professional Certificate and Professional Diploma programme on ‘Major Events Management’ will provide delegates an interactive learning opportunity with specific sessions from industry experts and academics focusing on the conceptualisation, organisation and execution of large scale events. The first block of certificates titled ‘Major Events Management’ and ‘Football and Sports Management’ are currently under way.