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OOA organizes sports management course


The Sports Management Course (Level 1) organized by Oman Olympic Committee (OOC), represented by Oman Olympic Academy (OOA) in collaboration with International Olympic Solidarity, commenced yesterday morning, Sunday. The course, held at OOC headquarters, will run continuously for five days.


The course aims to introduce participants to Olympic history and events, understand Olympic values and issues, and their importance and role in the sports community. It also focuses on teaching management skills, problem-solving, leadership principles, decision-making, and time management. Additionally, it aims to develop elite athletes, select talents, understand risk management in sports events, and organize them, as well as financial strategic planning, budgeting, and promoting sports volunteering.


The course is delivered by Jaber bin Mohammed Al Shubaibi, Director of the Sports Management Course, with participation from various administrative personnel and employees of sports institutions and bodies.


The course activities include both theoretical lectures and workshops, providing information on the Olympic movement, defining values and philosophies of Olympic sports, as well as essential theories and skills for sports management, risk management in sports events, managing the operational environment of sports institutions, financial strategic planning, budgeting, Olympic missions, and elite athlete development.


It is noteworthy that OOA continuously strives to organize such programs and training courses, believing in the importance of continuous education and training in developing sports and advancing the sports sector at the local level.