FIFA-CIES Partners with Pillai Group to launch Executive Program in Sports Management
NEW DELHI: Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions, a Mumbai based not for profit trust that manages over 48 educational institutions in Maharashtra organized a FIFA/CIES/PILLAI Sports Summit. The conference also saw the launch of FIFA/CIES Executive Program in Sports Management in partnership with CIES (The International Centre for Sports Studies, Switzerland).A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards this direction was signed by Pierre Cornu (President-CIES) and Dr. K.M.Vasudevan Pillai (Chairman-Pillai Group) in the presence of Vinod Tawde (Minister for Education and Sports - Government of Maharashtra) and many other prominent professionals from the sports industry in India on in Mumbai. FIFA (World’s Governing body of Football) along with CIES established the FIFA/CIES University Network in the year 2004 ‘to give students the broadest possible vision of management in modern sports’. Today, FIFA/CIES has an established network for conducting their executive sports management program in 15 different countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Central America, as well as in the Caribbean, the Middle East and Europe.