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Qatar Olympic Academy has announced the launch of a new year ' s programme and course schedule for 2024 which included several programmes, courses and workshops in various fields of sport and the Olympics. Sixteen programmes have been launched, whether at Olympic educational workshops or various courses, as well as postgraduate studies in cooperation with a number of international and regional bodies.


Large and comprehensive diversity of agenda:

Every year, the Qatari Olympic Academy strives to diversify its agenda through programmes, courses and workshops designed to reach out to the largest segment of the population concerned and to achieve its objectives of disseminating sports and Olympic culture among members of the family and society in the State of Qatar and abroad.

The 14th edition of the Advanced Diploma Programme for the Administration of Olympic Sports Institutions approved by the International Olympic Committee, as well as a number of Olympic educational workshops, have been included in various courses, including, inter alia, digitization, sports management, sports injuries, psychiatry in the field of sports, dealing with the media and integrating persons with special needs into physical education classes and other sports and Olympics.

Olympic education and education programmes:


• Diploma in Advanced Management of Sports and Olympic Institutions:

This year, the Academy launched the fourteenth edition of the Advanced Management Diploma Programme for Sports and Olympic Institutions, which brings cooperation and accreditation from Olympic solidarity to the International Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Academy.

The programme was first seen in Qatar in 2008, when it was launched by the Qatari Olympic Committee, represented by the Qatari Olympic Academy, after having been selected by the International Olympic Committee to be one of the first 20 Olympic Committees in the world and the first Gulf and Arab Olympic Committee to implement the programme. The number of students has so far exceeded 500 from within and outside the country.

The diploma programme also witnessed unprecedented acceptance in the last edition. His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Qatari Olympic Academy, Chairman of the Qatari Olympic Committee, witnessed the graduation of the twelfth and thirteenth instalments of 2022 and 2023 students, to whom some 37 students from inside and outside the State of Qatar attended.

Those enrolled in the Sports Administration Diploma programme receive many of the sciences they serve in their sports and administrative life, such as the structure of Olympic sports institutions, the strategic planning of sports institutions and the management of major events in sports institutions and other sciences covered by the diploma, from the book of the International Olympic Committee ' s Department of Olympic Sports Organizations, which was translated into Arabic by the Qatari Olympic Committee. It should be noted that the programme is increasingly accepted every year from within and outside the State of Qatar, as it has become a bright sign on the map of academic programmes each year.



• Training of trainers in the teaching of Olympic values:

This course is held on an annual basis in academic programmes. It is one of the most important pillars of the national Olympic calendar. It is divided between theoretical lectures and practical practice. It also includes a number of themes aimed at preparing and refining scholars to be qualified to give lectures and symposia on Olympic culture.

Through this course, the Academy achieves one of its most important objectives: to spread Olympic and sports culture in Qatari society, particularly in the region, by refining those scholars to disseminate Olympic culture.

The course deals with a number of topics, including a historical account of the origins of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece and their ancient and large history, a discussion of the modern Olympic Games and what was presented by Baron Pierre de Coubertan during the founding phase of the modern Olympic Games. The course then discusses the three main Olympic values (discrimination, friendship and respect) and the principles of the Olympic movement. These are educational values and their relationship to Olympic values in terms of concept, meaning and purpose. It then presents examples of the applications of the knowledge activities to disseminate the Olympic values and principles of the student in the class of physical education and training. The course also deals with how Olympic values are included in the plan to build a study of sports education or training in accordance with the different stages of life. The scholars also know how to identify the methods and types of motivation of young people to engage in sports activities. In addition, there are numerous activities, practical applications and competitions for students with a view to applying Olympic values.


• Community Olympic Education Workshops:

These workshops are held for only one day and are repeated throughout the year, whether they are held inside or outside the Academy building, with the aim of disseminating Olympic culture in Qatari society by identifying Olympic values and principles, understanding the role of Olympic values and principles in promoting sports movement and creating an environment conducive to sports competition.


• Olympic Movement Principles Course in the Olympic System

As part of the series of sports management programmes approved by the International Olympic Committee and periodically organized by the Qatari Olympic Academy throughout the year, the Academy offers a course of principles for the Olympic Movement in the "Management 1" sports system, organized in cooperation with the Olympic Solidarity in the International Olympic Committee. The course is the first qualifying course for the programme of the Diploma in Administration of Sports and Olympic Institutions.

This course lasts for five days, with a number of themes, the most important of which are the concepts of sports management, defined as the art of coordinating the work elements and the sports product of sports bodies and producing them in an organized manner in order to achieve these bodies and to guide all efforts within the sports body to achieve their objectives. It also includes the establishment of the Olympic Movement and the Modern Olympic Games (Olympic History), and the organization of the recent Summer Olympic Games, which are currently in their form in 1896, at the initiative of the French President of the International Olympic Committee and the founder of the Modern Olympic Movement, Pierre de Cobertan.

The session then deals with Olympic symbols, the Olympic Charter and Olympic values. The Olympic Charter is the constitution of the Olympic Movement and the organization of the Olympic Games. It is the compilation of provisions and laws adopted by the International Olympic Committee. The session also speaks of management skills and steps to develop administrative and sports staff, which reflect positively on the achievements of sports federations, both in professional sports and in community sports, and the dissemination of sports among the community. The session concludes with a discussion of planning and resource management in sports institutions.


• Modern management course for Olympic sports institutions"

These include management skills in sports, such as the benefits of good communication and effective communication, the management of the working environment, the management of time in sports institutions, the importance of time management and other topics, notably the technical management, the management of activities and activities, as well as human resources management.

The modern management course in sports institutions (Department 2) is the second programme qualified to enter the programme of the diploma in the management of sports and Olympic institutions.

The academic programme is organized in cooperation with Olympic Solidarity at the International Olympic Committee, as part of the five-day series of annual courses on the education of the Olympic culture in society.

This course speaks of management skills in sports, such as the benefits of good communication and effective communication, which leads to more efficient communication, leading to a reduction in the number of errors, increasing the person ' s motivation for higher achievements, reducing enterprise costs and reducing business errors, thus facilitating understanding of shareholders ' wishes.

She also talks about the management of the work environment and time management in sports institutions through meetings between task forces, whether staff or various stakeholders, and the importance of managing time during any work in order to achieve the desired success, as well as other topics highlighted by the substantive management, the management of activities and activities, as well as human resources management.


Miscellaneous course programmes:

The courses offered by the Qatari Olympic Academy this year vary according to the needs of the sports community for these sciences, which serve sports, athletes and sports workers as well as those who are interested in these sciences by offering such programmes, courses and science in support of sport with a view to increasing the competence of those interested in sports through these sciences, as well as to reaching common goals with the institutions, ministries and partners of the Qatari Olympic Academy with a view to integrating the best productivity, which is reflected in sports, administrative and professional work in all sectors, the most important of which are the following:



• The cycle of digitization and sports management:

The purpose of this course is to promote the concept of digital orientations and ways of moving to digital methods, as well as digitalization in the experience of the public at sports events, as well as the use of digital services to improve the organization of sporting events. A review will also be made of how to use this field in smart playgrounds and facilities, as well as how sports federations deal with the world of electronic sports, as well as the technology of virtual reality (VR), enhanced reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). The course will also address digital services and the perspective of stakeholders in sports institutions.


• The injury cycle in gymnasiums:

One of the most important programmes of this year is the sports street and sports practitioners in general, where students learn about the types of sports injuries in gymnasiums in general in various sports, as well as methods of prevention.


• Psychiatric training course for athletes:

One of the programmes that is of great interest to professional athletes is the fact that these programmes are one of the special rehabilitation programmes in the field of sports psychology directed at the national elected sector of administrators, trainers and players, which would provide the ideal addition to our national elections in order to achieve the most important objective, namely, to achieve Olympic, continental and global medals by strengthening the "psychological, social and scientific" aspects of helping athletes understand themselves, their potential and their investment to achieve the best desired results (Olympic Medal).

The course addresses a number of themes, including developing and stimulating the intellectual and psychological personality of the player, instilling confidence in the ability to deliver, and working under the value system of professional athletes.


• Media course:

The importance of this course is that it helps target groups to learn the basic skills to deal with the media, as well as the rules for successful media appearances. The students also learn the most important things to do before an interview. The course also addresses the types of media interviews, as well as the types of press questions, as well as the practical application that simulates the methods of interviewing and the full perception of the media interview environment.  


• Sports and fitness feeding course:

One of the objectives of this course is to identify the concepts and definitions of the elements of physical fitness, how the training loads are phased in planning the development of the elements of physical fitness, what tools and devices are used to upgrade the elements of physical fitness, as well as the tests and measurements of the measurement and evaluation of the elements of physical fitness, the understanding of the concept of nutrition science, the recognition of the importance of the six elements of diet, the identification of the amount of energy the body needs for food for the ordinary person and the sports person, as well as the differences in the types of dietary elements of sport between the sexes and the different types of sports practice.


• Integration course for persons with special needs in physical education:

The Qatari Olympic Academy is keen to organize this course because of its importance in both the sports and educational sectors, as well as its strong demand for it by sports and statistical trainers as well as sports education teachers.

The course deals with many important subjects and topics. The ethics of dealing with persons with disabilities are reviewed in general and in the sports field in particular. Participants are also provided with knowledge and information on the concept of sports training for persons with disabilities, as well as on the methods of preparing the training package for persons with disabilities in the training module (training leadership, programme design, pregnancy planning, exploration, etc.). Participants are also introduced to the methods and methods of sports training for persons with disabilities through the job classification system used in sports competitions for persons with disabilities. The course also addresses the concept of sports training for persons with disabilities and specialized sports training (various sports), and students are familiar with the tools and tools used in sports for persons with disabilities, as well as the "atket" literature for dealing with persons with disabilities in general and in the sports field, the descriptions and skills of trainers and sports qualifications for persons with disabilities, as well as the role of trainers (the main jobs for the work of trainers), sports selection for persons with disabilities, the patterns and categories of persons with disabilities and the categories of occupational classification groups of athletes with disabilities, and teachers are familiar with the main tools used in sports for persons with disabilities.



Al-Jaber: Diversity is a key feature of the agenda:

Mr. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Jaber, Executive Director of the Qatari Olympic Academy, said that every year we are keen on the diversity of the agenda to include many programmes that focus on the sports community and those concerned with sports sciences and training in their various fields, as well as the Academy ' s attention and focus on educating society about so-called Olympic values, which are among the most important objectives of the Academy.

The Executive Director of the Academy also extended his sincere thanks to the Qatari Olympic Committee, which is the main supporter of all activities of the Qatari Olympic Academy. He also thanked all partners from universities, institutions, international federations and other programme partners, emphasizing the openness of the Qatari Olympic Academy to all State institutions in the service of society by reaching common goals with all because of its significant impact on the development of society.

The Executive Director also stressed that the Academy had always sought to fully rehabilitate individuals in communities that benefited their institutions and communities through the programmes offered by the Qatari Olympic Academy.

Thanks to God, the Advanced Management Diploma programme for sports and Olympic institutions continued for the fourteenth year and this year, and the registration of this year ' s version, which has seen great acceptance during the last few days since the programme was launched, is indicative of the importance of the programme in the sports community.

The most important feature of this year ' s agenda of the Qatari Olympic Academy is that we have offered intensive and specialized courses in sports, such as the integration of persons with special needs and the art of dealing with the media, as well as the psychological preparation of athletes. These programmes should constitute a substantial and powerful addition to the sports community and sports staff, which should be reflected in their performance in their respective fields, so that they can be of benefit and productivity in their best form.





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