The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) held an orientation for its second cohort of the Advanced Sport Management Course (ASMC) on 9th May, 2015 at the Olympic House. The ASMC participants will be exposed to an intensive 6 month programme which is carded to conclude on 28th November, 2015. Industry professionals will explore six (6) modules: Organising an Olympic Sport Organisation, Managing Human Resource, Managing Strategically, Managing Finance, Managing Marketing and Organising a Major Sporting Event.
The main objective of the course is to stimulate change within National Sporting Organizations (NSO). ASMC can be considered as continuing vocational education and training from the Sport Administrators Course.
Participants will use a case study approach to analyse their sporting organization. The purpose of this approach is to allow participants to identify current issue within the sporting, apply theoretical knowledge and suggest solutions and recommendations for overcoming these issues.
The participants targeted were Executive Members and Senior Officials from NSO’s. The fifteen (15) sporting organisations represented are: Football, Judo, Karate, Rugby, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Athletics, Chess, Cricket, Sailing, Swimming, Netball, Squash and the Paralympic Committee. Additionally, in the 2015 cohort are Sport Development Officers, Monitoring and Evaluation Officers from the Ministry of Sport and participants from the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute.