AISTS MAS in Sport Administration 2015 Team Project Presentations - 17 - 18 September 2015


AISTS MAS in Sport Administration Team Projects run from the end of February until mid-August and are performed by groups of 3 - 5 participants on a real topic for a real client, culminating in a public presentation across two days. 

These projects cover a wide range of topics, for example marketing, communications, social media, business strategy, development, event management, sustainability, sport for all and CSR (corporate social responsibility). 

Presentations are open to the public but can be closed upon the client’s request. If you would like to attend, please register via the button above.


Thursday, 17 September

9:00 - 09:45

Client: IOC

OCOGs Structural Design & Evolution Over the Life Span of an Olympic Project

The IOC is considering a more detailed guidance around Organisation design for current and future OCOGs than has been offered in recent Games to attempt to promote even greater organisational efficiency and embedded integration into the Olympic project. This project involves analysing existing technical manuals, comparing previous and current Games organisational design, as well as interviewing people’s management leadership. It aims at highlighting/concluding trends and challenges that can be used to inform the IOC future support and guidance to OCOGs in the future.

10:00 - 10:45

Client: IOC

Closed Presentation


Coffee break


11:15 - 12:00

Client: World Air Sports Federation (FAI)

Intercultural Education for FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015​

In preparation for the FAI World Air Games 2015 in Dubai, the FAI has commenced the training of their staff, which in addition to cultural-specific training will include more sport-specific aspects. This project will support the development of the sport-specific training content, which will be aimed at heads of delegation, judges and other FAI officials and will also be shared widely with all participating athletes prior to the Games.


Lunch break


13:00 - 13:45 

Client: International Ski Federation (FIS)

Creating a FIS World Cup Organiser Digital Manual​

The International Ski Federation is responsible for overseeing the organisation of a multitude of international events each year, including World Cup events. To better support World Cup event organisers and to ensure the consistency in the planning of World Cup events, a user-friendly digital manual will be conceptualised and developed by the AISTS team. 

14:00 - 14:45

Client: International Tennis Federation (ITF)

Closed Presentation.


Coffee break


15:15 - 16:00

Client: IOC

Mapping of Best Practice in Athlete Support

With the Olympic Agenda 2020 placing a strong emphasis on the importance of athletes, the objective of this project is to map existing athlete support programmes that are delivered by public and private organisations and to identify best practice activities, products, and services learned through research and case studies that can be shared with the global IOC Athlete Career Programme and that will strengthen the value of the IOC ACP to this stakeholder group.


Friday, 18 September

9:00 - 09:45

Client: FIVB

Shaping FIVB’s Processes to Obtain Strategic Information from Members​

In the spirit of innovation and of continuously enhancing their services, the FIVB sees it as important to create and implement a survey process to gather data from their members that leads to strategic decisions and benefit the future of the sport worldwide. This project aims to provide insight into international best-practice surveying models, including technology, scope and methodologies, as well as to provide strategic insights aimed at enhancing FIVB’s projects, operations and member service.

10:00 - 10:45

Client: SenseCore

Closed Presentation.


Coffee break


11:15 - 12:00

Client: Open Sport Management (OSM)

Sharing the Stories of Extreme Sailing: Development of a Communications Concept​

OSM is developing and implementing a new marketing and commercial strategy - capitalising on the strength of its IMOCA class programme – to help ensure its future commercial success. The challenge OSM is facing is how to document and share the unique experience of the sailors, their boats and the competition so as to capture, engage and retain followers during the three months of the event and between each event. This project will support OSM in providing recommendations to engage fans and stakeholders with stories pre and post-event.

Lunch break


13:00 - 13:45 

Client: IOC

Youth investment by International Sports Organisations​

With a growing focus on youth sport, the IOC is keen on gaining an overview picture of the investment into youth sport among international sports organisations. This project aims to better understand the current best practices in youth-related investments made by international sports organisations, and to determine whether and to what extent the Youth Olympic Games have played a catalyst role among sports organisations to replicate events, programmes and activities initially designed for these Games. 

Speakers

Each presentation will be delivered by the respective project teams. Project teams are comprised of 3 to 5 members and can decide within their group who will present.

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