What is your current professional activity? And your involvement in sport?
Physical Education teacher and sports coach for high school.
Why did you choose to study the FIFA/CIES Programme in Sport Management at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus?
I chose the program to help widen my knowledge in administering sports and to inspire other people, especially my students who would like to use sports as their career.
What were your expectations before the start of the course? And… were they met?
My expectation was to achieve new knowledge, be able to complete my pogramme. I am excited that my expectations were met.
What would you say are the key strengths of the UWI/FIFA/CIES Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management?
The key strengths of the program are the course modules and materials, flexible classes, the level of support offered to students, course coordinator and lecturers proactive approach and immediate response to questions.
What benefits (on a personal and/or professional level) did you gain from attending the course?
I gained a great knowledge both personal and professional.
How have the courses offered by the programme aided in developing your knowledge, competencies, and skills?
The courses have increased my knowledge base and management method such as time, studies and the best way to deal with people.
How has the programme contributed to your professional growth and employability?
This program has contributed to my professional growth in using different management strategies during Physical Education class and coaching. Moreover, I have been applying my knowledge from the course, to my students to get their work done.
What is your best memory/highlight of the course?
My best testimony for the program are the level of creative thinking and critical analysis and teamwork. Also, I sincerely appreciate the level of guidance and support received from Ms. Calisia Gregoire during the programme.
Would you recommend the UWI/FIFA/CIES Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management? Why?
Yes. I have already recommended the programme to many people. Because, the programme is a mirror to see though with.