Category Archives: 2018-19 So far

Talk on Obstacle Course Race by Mr. Abhijit

Mr. Abhijit, Founder and Race Director, UnTame OCR UnTame Race was the speaker to deliver invited talk to PGPSM 2018-19 Batch on ‘Obstacle Course Race’ which has a blend of sport, fitness and adventure. The speaker informed that the UnTame Obstacle Course Race is Mysuru’s first ever obstacle course race scheduled to flag-off on the February 17, 2019.

Mr. Abhijit briefed the students about the event, the things that need to be planned and what management decisions need to be taken in order to ensure a smooth and an efficient event. The talk touched upon various facets that needs to be taken care regarding the event such as the marketing, advertising, operations, on ground tasks, etc.

Offering the internship to the PGPSM 2018-19 Batch to work along with the team at the top level. He encouraged students to give their opinions and make plans for the event. Mr. Abhijit said that the event will give a broader exposure of event management to the sports management students.

Invited Talk By Srisha Bhalle

The interactive session on ‘Technical Organization – Coaches, Specialists, Support staff’ was organized from Mr. Srisha Bhalle from Footieculture India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru. Mr. Shrisha gave a better understanding of the roles of a coach, how the support staff acts as the backbone and the various career opportunities in sports management during the invited talk delivered to PGPSM 2018-19 Batch on August 24, 2018. Mr. Srisha described how sports managers act as a sandwich between management and coaches. The talk gave an insight about the various skills sets of a sports manager and a sports course.