FIS Offers Intensive 6-day Management Program In England

FasterSkierApril 15, 2006

FIS Academy Intensive 6-day Program in Manchester following the FIS Congress

The end of the season provides an ideal opportunity to develop a National Ski Association’s or an Organizing Committee’s processes, systems and structure. To find out about industry best practices, consider the FIS Academy Intensive 6-day Program that will be held in Manchester, UK, following the FIS Congress in Portugal from 30th May — 4th June. This modular program was created specifically for the FIS Family, and offers intensive industry training including tools to develop strategic management techniques as well as a practical case study.

The core academic subjects of Finance and Governance, Marketing Management and Communications, and Stakeholder Relations will be delivered by Manchester Business School Academics while the sport specific modules will be delivered by leading industry experts, such as Francois Carrard, former Director General of the IOC and Christophe Dubi, Olympic Games – Deputy Executive Director at the IOC, among others.

There will be plenty of networking opportunities and the participants will receive a certificate from Manchester Business School. Places are limited and applications should be made by the end of April. For full program details please click here:

Scholarship opportunities
Winners@sportstransition have sponsored one full scholarship and two half scholarships for the 6-day program. The scholarships are available in the following categories:
1. High performance managers, coaches or athlete managers
2. Managers working within the elite athlete counseling sector of national or international sport governing bodies.

Potential scholars should send a program application form with their contact details together with a 500 word essay on why they would make suitable recipients of this scholarship to by 30th April 2006. More information can be found here.

Source: FIS


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