SEPTEMBER 2017 ACTIVITIES
The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) will host the following capacity development programs for Sport Administrators in September 2017:
Sport Administration Course
This is the 2nd Sport Administration Course to be held this year and it will take place from the 1st – 3rd of September at the ZOC Headquarters. The course is targeting volunteers and paid staff of National Sports Associations and Federations affiliated to ZOC, as well as other bodies responsible for the development of sport in the country. As part of its mission to promote the Olympic movement in Zimbabwe through its programmes, this course will deliver the under the strategic focus area of Human Capital Development. ZOC is committed to support and assist its stakeholders, specifically sport administrators to learn from best practice and acquire information in order to improve professionalism, good governance and management in National Sport Associations.
Strength Training, Conditioning & Injury Prevention workshop – Mutare
ZOC, in partnership with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) is hosting the Coaches Strength Training, Conditioning & Injury Prevention workshop in Mutare from the 8th – 9th of September. The workshop will be attended by 30 Coaches within the districts of Manicaland. The facilitators for the workshop are Mr. Phillip Jeans and Mr. Kudzai Muzorewa, both are lecturers with the American Council of Exercise (ACE) and experts in Strength Training and Conditioning as related to Sport Science. ZOC has noted that most coaches at senior schools, clubs and even national level lack this proficiency, which is an important component of training and performance. The intervention to train coaches will help improve athlete performance and skill in order to maximize their potential. This is the 3rd such intervention, following similar workshops in Harare in December 2016 and Bulawayo in May 2017.
Advanced Sport Management Course (ASMC) INTAKE 11 – Session 5
Session 5 for the ASMC Diploma Programme will take place from the 16th – 17th September. In this session the class of 2017 will focus on “Managing Marketing”, a key area of expertise required in the efficient management of sport organisations. The topic will be facilitated by Desmond Ali who, through his own ASMC experience, will be able to relate his vast experience to the students, for onward application within their sport organizations.