How can I find out about upcoming Josoor Institute programmes?

You can find the programme of our upcoming activities in the Education section of the website.

I do not live in Qatar, but interested in Josoor Institutes’ programmes, can I still apply?

You are most welcome to apply. Please note that you are generally expected to cover your own travel and accommodation.

Are all programmes offered by Josoor Institute delivered in English?

Josoor programmes are usually delivered in English with simultaneous Arabic live translation.

Is Josoor Institute Professional diploma the equivalent of a master’s degree from a university?

The Professional Diploma is a post-baccalaureate level programme designed for professionals in the sports and events industry. It is not the equivalent of a master’s degree and does not give you transferrable credit for post graduate studies.

Do you need a university degree to participate in Josoor Institute’s Professional Diploma degree?

The basic requirement to participate in Josoor Institute’s Professional Diploma is a bachelor from an accredited university. Candidates without a degree but with substantive professional experience in the sports and events industries are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Who is “Bocconi” and what is their relationship to Josoor Institute?

SDA Bocconi -the School of Management of Università Bocconi - is ranked by Financial Times #6th Business School in Europe and #7th Worldwide – for Custom Education. It is also one of the few schools of management that worldwide has achieved triple accreditation: EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System, since 1998), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, since 2011).

SDA Bocconi –– has been creating and sharing knowledge since 1971. The School’s vision of “empowering life through knowledge and imagination” lies behind its programme offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programmes, MBA and Master Programmes, applied research for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems in their process of market globalization and business development. SDA Bocconi School of Management also delivers the FIFA Master, being responsible of the Management Module, now at its 19th edition.

How can I follow the updates on the programmes?

You can check for updates on Josoor Institute’s website in the Education section and the News section; as well as our social media channels.

Does Josoor offer online education?

Yes. As part of its long-term strategy, and as an imperative in the COVID-19 emergency, Josoor is expanding its online offering. The diploma programme in sports and events management is currently offered online until classroom teaching will become again possible. Meanwhile, speakers series and other online offerings are being developed.

I would be interested in becoming a speaker in education activities of Josoor. How do I contact Josoor?

Josoor welcomes expressions of interest from world class faculty and practitioners in the area of sports and events management for potential involvement in its education and training activities. You can write to:

How do I receive my certificate at programme’s completion?

You will receive a digital certificate to your e-mail inbox a few days upon completion of the programme. You will be able to print the certificate, as well as automatically share it on your LinkedIn profile and other platforms.

Are programmes open to anyone to apply?

Yes, anyone can apply to our programmes, provided they have the minimum qualifications as outlined in each specific programme’s requirements.

Does Josoor Institute participate in career fairs and academic recruitment forums?

Yes. As part of its mission and service for its Delegates and Alumni, Josoor is increasingly active in career fairs and academic recruitment forums. Should you like to contact Josoor for collaborations in this area please write to:

Are sponsorships available for Josoor Institute programmes?

Sponsorships for individuals are considered on a case-by-case basis and discussed either with applicants or with their organisation.

Where can I find the fees required to register for the programmes?

Fees can be found by visiting the website page of the programme you are interested in.

How do I apply for Josoor Institute programmes?

You are welcome to apply individually through the website. If you are currently in a sports or events organisation in Qatar, your organisation is probably already in contact with Josoor and will facilitate your application. Please contact your HR department to verify if that is the case.

What is Josoor Institute?

Josoor Institute was created by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy in 2013, inspired by the arrival of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. In preparation for this historic event, Josoor Institute runs expert-led courses in sports and major events management to train professionals for this tournament and beyond. Josoor Institute is internationally recognised as a knowledge hub in the MENA region. Through its in-depth research, it generates insights into trends and brings new understanding to the regional sports and events industries. Graduates from Josoor Institute will be catalysts in transforming these regional industries by building a legacy and delivering ground-breaking events beyond the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

What is the relationship between Josoor Institute and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy?

Josoor Institute is formally a full department of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy to support the delivery of an amazing FIFA World Cup 2022™.

Can I join the Josoor Institute team?

As part of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Josoor's recruitment is managed through the Supreme Committee’s regular recruitment process. We welcome expressions of interest from strong professionals that share our vision and goals.


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