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We are now accepting applications for the 4th Edition (Batch of 2022-23) of the PILLAI/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management that will commence in November 2022. You can access the application page by clicking here. Please apply by 13th October, 2022.

FIFA (World’s Governing body of Football) along with CIES (International Centre for Sports Studies) established the FIFA/CIES University Network in the year 2004 ‘to give students the broadest possible vision of management in modern sports’. Today, FIFA/CIES has an established network for conducting their executive sports management programme in 17 different countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Central America, as well as in the Caribbean, the Middle East and Europe. India was the 16th country on the global map to have such a programme and 1st in South and East Asia to get authorization for running such an initiative.

Who is the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme intended for?

Managers and individuals working in the sports world on a professional or amateur basis (e.g. national and international federations, continental organisations, NOCs, clubs, regional associations, ministries, municipalities) who are seeking to broaden or refresh their knowledge of sports management.

Professionals from all backgrounds (e.g. legal practitioners, techies, economists, journalists) who wish to start working in sport and become familiar with the specialist aspects of the sports industry.

Young graduates who wish to complement their existing academic training with a specific qualification in the field of sports management.

Course Schedule

Inauguration
19th November, 2022
Block One runs from
19th to 27th November, 2022
Block Two runs from
14th to 22nd January, 2023
Block Three runs from
24th March to 2nd April, 2023
Block Four runs from
31st May to 4th June, 2023
Convocation
September 2023

All 4 blocks mentioned above will be conducted in physical mode at the Pillai Campus in Navi Mumbai with additional online sessions conducted on weekends in between the blocks.

Key Dates

Sale of Application Forms
15th May, 2022
Last Date of Submission of Forms along with Statement of Purpose (Final Round)
13th October, 2022
Dates of Interviews
18th and 19th October, 2022
Declaration of Results
22nd October, 2022
Submission of Part-fee (non-refundable)
1st November, 2022
Balance Fee Payment
15th November, 2022
Course Commencement
19th November, 2022

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