The Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) in partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Beirut Marathon Association held a convention on the newly exclusive Master’s degree in Sport Management and Leadership. The convention was a taster on the study program and quality methods of education delivered at such a Master’s level.
The convention took place on the 27th of October, 2016 at Le Bristol Hotel, Beirut with figureheads from the Education and Sports industry in Lebanon attending.
Dr. Hatem Alamy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at MUBS, Mr. Zayd Khyami, Director General of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Dr. Nizeeh Jibawi, representing the Ministry of Higher Education, and Mrs. May El Khalil, President of the Beirut Marathon Association all addressed the audience present and stressed on the importance of such a Master’s degree and its response to the market needs in Lebanon.
Professors Gregory Dainty and Mike Flynn, both Senior Lecturers at Cardiff Met University, presented a vibrant taster on the different courses taken under the Master’s degree in Sport Management and Leadership.
Dr. Hammoud from the Ministry of Youth & Sports, in addition to former basketball champions Mr. Walid Dumiati and Mr. Jassem Kanso, addressed the audience passionately in a panel discussion chaired by MUBS Vice President for Research and Innovation, Dr. Nael Alami. An interactive Q&A session held afterwards encouraged sports enthusiasts attending to benefit from the Master’s in Sport Management and Leadership offered at MUBS.
The convention was followed by a cocktail reception.