Botswana Awarded Hosting Rights For MEMOS XX - 2017

Gaborone: The Botswana National Olympic Committee will in early 2017 host a select group of thirty (30) to thirty-five (35) students from around the world for the 20th edition of the Executive Masters in Sport Organization Management (MEMOS XX-English).

The Executive Masters in Sport Organization Management, popularly known as “MEMOS” is a Sports Management Post-Graduate programme that is offered in three (3) languages; English, French and Spanish, with a mission to help professionals working in national or international sports bodies to develop the knowledge required to better manage their organisations.

The MEMOS programme is facilitated by Olympic Solidarity and receives unique endorsement of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), where two (2) of the four (4) modules that are held for each MEMOS class take place at the home of the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland.

By being awarded the right to host a module of the programme, the BNOC has the opportunity to welcome industry leaders from around the world who will experience offerings of the country and build on our reputation as a preferred destination in the global sporting arena. Rwanda is the only African country that has hosted MEMOS module to date.

Five (5) Batswana have so far taken part in this globally competitive programme, namely the BNOC CEO Mr. Tuelo Serufho, BNOC 1st Vice-President Mr. Moses Moruisi, Botswana Judo Federation Secretary General Ms. Dorothy Tlagae, Former Botswana Volleyball Federation EXCO member Mr. Sesupo Mosweu and the BNOC Manager-Sport Development & Team Services Ms. Tapiwa Marobela is expected to complete her studies in May 2016.