On March 26, 2018, new joint educational project of MGIMO School of Business and International Competencies and RUSADA started at Ministry of Sport – professional development program “Ethics in Sport: Key Aspects of Anti-Doping Activities” for specialists working in the area of physical culture and sport at sport federations, regional executive bodies and sport organizations.
The project became logical continuation of the partnership started last year, and is aimed at laying professional foundation for developing new culture in sport and promoting rejection of doping.
The program developed by RUSADA Deputy Director General on international cooperation and anti-doping issues Margarita Pakhnotskaya jointly with Director of MGIMO School of Business and International Competencies Anzhelika Mirzoeva, includes materials on the foundations of the anti-doping policy and knowledge management in the field of anti-doping.
During the studies, the course participants will be familiarized with the ethics in sport and the anti-doping rules, they will obtain specific knowledge and skills required in professional activities, they will study the documents related to the anti-doping legislation, the practice of fighting against doping, they will assess the impact of the social and organizational environment on the decisions made in the area of anti-doping regulation, they will study the best practices of preventive measures.
Specialists from more than 30 regions of Russia will participate in the professional development program. At the opening of the professional development program, the participants were greeted by associate professor of MGIMO School of Business and International Competencies E.A. Ponomareva who is the head of the additional education programs for sport industry. She told about the structure of the project, experts and instructors, and about the required final test for participants on the last day of the program.
Upon the completion of the course, the program participants are to develop tactical plans on promoting project “Ethics in Sport” in their regions.