The FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management is a multidisciplinary curriculum of continuing education. It consists of 150-200 hours of courses. Currently available in 16 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela), it is taught in the local language of the partner universities (French, English, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese).
The objective of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management to give students the broadest possible vision of management in modern sport. It is also to offer them management tools to allow them to run their federation, association or club efficiently, taking into account the specificities and realities of their local environment.
Chosen by each partner university in accordance with local needs, the format of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management allows students to attend academic courses while continuing their professional activities. The partner universities generally adopt one of the following formats:
Students are chosen in accordance with a selection procedure which is similar for all the partner universities (see below). The students correspond to three general profiles:
To be admitted to the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management, candidates must:
There is no age limit.
The cost of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management is based on the economic reality of each country. Scholarships may be offered for this curriculum.