International Sport Management Seminar begins in Punta Cana
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, October 4, 2011 – The NORCECA
International Sport Management Seminar for National Federations
Category I and II began on Tuesday with the presence of Mr.
Jizhong Wei, President of FIVB and NORCECA President Mr.
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz.
The activity is organized by the FIVB Regional Development
Center in Dominican Republic and the coordinator of the seminar
is Mr. Mushtaque Mohammed, Vice President of NORCECA in charge
During Tuesday’s first session, Mr. Wei explained the structure
and operations of FIVB and Mr. Marte Hoffiz spoke about NORCECA
Confederation and its development plan.
Mr. Mohammed referred to the importance of development and its
necessity and Mr. Larry Romany made a masterful dissertation on
the Strategic Planning.
During the afternoon, Mr. Romany and Mr. Helgi Thorsteinsson,
FIVB Director of Development, continued on the topic of the
strategic planning while Ms. Chrissy Benz commented about the
development of leaders and working with volunteers.
Mr. Thorsteinsson explained the programs of Cool Volley and All
Volleyball Festivals as well as the Development Fund and
Strategic Leadership. Mohammed spoke about the structure of the
National Federations and the role of the different officers.
At the end of the afternoon it was organized a practical
workshop about strategic management with the participants
divided in groups of six individuals.