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 15 different countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Central America, as well as in the Caribbean, the Middle East and Europe. India is the 16th country in the global map to have such a programme and 1st in South Asia to get an 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.
Block One (Session Delivery in Online mode)
20th to 29th November 2020
Breakup – Sessions
a. 20th – 22nd November (Friday to Sunday – 6 hours online per day)
b. 23rd – 26th November (Monday to Thursday – 3 hours online per day (6pm to 9pm)
c. 27th – 30th November (Friday to Sunday – 6 hours online per day)
Block Two (Session Delivery in Online mode)
8th to 17th January 2021
Breakup – Sessions
a. 8th – 10th January (Friday to Sunday – 6 hours online per day)
b. 11th – 14th January (Monday to Thursday – 3 hours online per day (6pm to 9pm)
c. 15th – 17th January (Friday to Sunday – 6 hours online per day)
Block Three (Session Delivery in Physical Mode – Subject to the coronavirus situation)
5th to 14th March 2021
Block Four (Session Delivery in Physical Mode – Subject to the coronavirus situation)
4th to 8th May 2021
Sale of Application Forms (3rd Round)
1st September, 2020
Last date of Submission of Forms along with Statement of Purpose (3rd Round)
9th November, 2020
Intimation of Interview Selection (3rd Round)
10th November, 2020
Dates of Interviews (3rd Round)
11th – 14th November, 2020
Declaration of Results (3rd Round)
15th November, 2020
Submission of part fee (non-refundable) (3rd Round)
18th November, 2020
20th November, 2020
Balance Fee Payment
28th November, 2020