Applications for the 2011 Edition of the internationally acclaimed FIFA/CIES/NMMU Post Graduate Certificate in Sport Management Programme are now being invited. This qualification covers all major elements to managing sport, namely strategic management, marketing, communication, law, finance, sponsorship and event management.

Some of the unique and attractive features of this course include:

  • Exposure to high profile international and national guest speakers
  • Current and exceptional quality course materials written by international experts
  • Highly experienced facilitators for each of the modules
  • Exposure and access to the international CIES network

Applicants who meet the minimum admission criteria will be invited to an interview which takes place on 31 August and 1 September. Successful candidates will be notified after the interview process has been completed.

Further information regarding the programme, including testimonials from previous students, and the application form can be found at the NMMU and CIES websites as follows:

http://nmmucies.nmmu.ac.za and www.cies-uni.org

Brochures and application forms can also be obtained from Samantha Woolard at samantha.woolard2@nmmu.ac.za or 504 3791

The closing date for applications is 15 August 2011.


Marco Leal Tobar from FIFA speaking about players and agents

Marco Leal Tobar from FIFA speaking to NMMU students

Contact information
Mr Vernon Oosthuizen
Senior Lecturer; Programme Director NMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sport Management
Tel: 27 41 504 3713