AISTS presents SEMOS™ Open Module in Japan

For the 3rd year in a row AISTS has returned to Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) to present the AISTS SEMOS™ (Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar) Open Module to the 2016-18 Masters Programme.  

The AISTS is the official partner of the TIAS and has been delivering tailored education to its participants in the areas of events management and the finance and economics of sport. 

The AISTS SEMOS™ Open Module was first launched in 2001 and has been held annually in Lausanne ever since with it being held for the first time in Tokyo, Japan, in October 2014.  This year SEMOS™ includes a series of lectures from Michael De Castro, AISTS Alumni and currently Game Planning and Coordination Manager for Tokyo 2020 and also Mario Medeiros, another AISTS Alumni who is the Commercial Director at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). 

The TIAS class this year consists of 18 participants from 13 nationalities, with an average age of 29 years old.  Topics, to be covered in this week’s open module include: sport competition; venue management; games planning & coordination; hospitality; sponsorship, sustainability and legacy and ticketing and accreditation.  Speakers have travelled from various international federations including the International Judo Federation (IJF) and the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) as well as the International Olympic Committee, World Cup Rugby 2019 and other sporting organisations. 

The week concludes on Friday the 2nd of June with the TIAS Business Forum. 

For more information about the AISTS SEMOS™ Open Module click here.

About the AISTS

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) was founded in 2000 by the IOC and leading Swiss institutions and universities. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections. Our flagship programme is the postgraduate Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology – educating aspiring sport managers from all over the world since 2003. Each year, the AISTS delivers over 900 hours of continuing education, workshops, seminars and projects, bringing together over 140 international sports experts in the sciences of Management, Technology, Law, Medicine, and Sociology – all in the efforts of building a better world through sport.

About the TIAS

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) is the international sports academy to promote global human resources who can lead the international sporting world for the 21st century. As part of the project of "Sport for Tomorrow" pledged by the Japanese Government for Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games on 2020, TIAS is established at the University of Tsukuba. To be based in the University whose past principal is Prof. Jigoro Kano, the 1st IOC member from Asia, TIAS will organize the master programme and open modules for international and domestic students. With internationally renowned professors, TIAS will contribute to international development as the legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.


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