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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.

Course Schedule

21st November 2020
Block One
21st to 29th November 2020
Block Two
9th to 17th January 2021
Block Three
6th to 14th March 2021
Block Four
4th to 8th May 2021
September 2021

Key Dates

Sale of Application Forms
April 4, 2020 onwards
Last date of Submission of Forms along
with Statement of Purpose

July 4, 2020
Intimation of Interview Selection
Between July 1 – 6, 2020
Dates of Interviews
July 9 – 11, 2020
Declaration of Results
July 20, 2020
Submission of part fee (non-refundable)
July 31, 2020
Balance Fee Payment
August 17, 2020
Commencement of Class
September 5, 2020

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