LNOC to train sports administrators
THE Lesotho National Olympic Committee (LNOC) will next week host a Level 2 sports administration course.
The course is meant for administrators who completed the Level 1 programme last year and beyond.
LNOC national federations coordinator, Mpitsoana Matobole, said the course will held virtually from 22 to 26 November.
“The course is open to administrators who took the LNOC’s sports administration Level 1 course last year and beyond,” Motobole said.
“We are going to conduct the course virtually and the LNOC will provide airtime for the participants.
“The courses are meant to build capacity in national federations to improve management efficiency in their respective federations.
“They also prepare sports administrators to deal with the demands of managing sports in an ever-changing environment. We hope that these courses will result in the growth of our sport.”
The Level 2 course is a prerequisite for the Advanced Sports Management Course (Diploma) offered by the LNOC.
While there is still a lot that still needs to be done, Matobole said the courses have had a positive impact as most sports who have been part of the programmes were now able to run their federations better.
However, the courses were only effective if participants remained in leadership positions continuously, she said.
“For the trainees to effectively implement their learnings, we encourage them to stay in sports leadership. That is the only way the courses can benefit our sports,” Matobole said.
The LNOC is expecting 25 participants for the course.