The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee awarded twelve (12) graduates from the 1st Advanced Sport Management Course (ASMC) on 9th May 2015 at the Olympic House. The main objective of the course is to stimulate change within National Sporting Organizations (NSO) through that use of a case study approach focusing on Organising an Olympic Sport Organisation, Managing Human Resource, Managing Strategically, Managing Finance, Managing Marketing and Organising a Major Sporting Event.
TTOC President, Brian Lewis, congratulated the first cohort with encouraging words "To make a positive impact and transform sport in Trinidad and Tobago, we must be brave, courageous and we must not be afraid to fail and stumble because it is by failing and stumbling that we will learn to improve and fulfill our true potential."
“The Olympic Committee Advanced Sport Management Course has been truly an amazing and most educating experience” stated Kabir Hosein, Harvards Club. “I was extremely excited to be selected to participate and the programme exceeded my expectations. My biggest take-aways from this experience were the importance of Human Resource Management in managing a N.S.O, setting and implementing realistic short term, mid-term and long term goals for a strategic plan and composing sponsorship proposals.”
The TTOC congratulates the first cohort of the ASMC graduates:
Michael Peters (Basketball), Richard Jones (SPORTT), Clint Charles (Jump Rope), Kevin Ancil Weekes (Canoe/Kayak), Nicholas Martinez (Harvards Club), Daymian Stewart (Volleyball), Kabir Hosein (Harvards Club), Ria Ramnarine (Boxing), Kecia Hosein (Harvards Club), Vernetta Flanders (Football), Rowena Williams (Cycling), Beverley Anne Cruickshank (Netball).
Participants received a Diploma in the Management of Olympic Sport Organisations, certified by the International Olympic Committee. The course was directed by Stacey Cateau and the course facilitators included Carol Charles Austin, Anna Thompson, Sherlan Cabralis and Kairon Serette.