PROGRAM OF THE COURSE
Week 1: Basketball structures development models: from club to federation
Mindaugas Balciunas, former GM of LTU basketball: Basketball club development innovations.
Mindaugas Balciunas, former GM of LTU basketball: Analysis of National basketball development models.
Week 2: Building a winning organization
Maurizio Gherardini, General Manager at Fenerbahce, Istanbul: How to create a winning team?
Jonas Vainauskas, former GM of Lietuvos rytas, Vilnius, 2-time winner of Eurocup: Lietuvos rytas success story.
Week 3: Effective employment of club brand and players image
Peter Tutlys, Brand development innovator: What Every General Manager in Basketball must know.
Rimantas Kaukenas, former Elite player: Player image – an effective tool for social communication.
Week 4: Best examples of National basketball systems
Mindaugas Balciunas, former GM of LTU basketball: Lithuanian Basketball System
Henrik Dettmann, head coach of Finish National team: Success of Finish National Basketball
Week 5: Innovations of managing the coaching process
Alejandro Vaquera, FIBA World fitness coordinator: Innovations of the training process in Basketball.
Rutenis Paulauskas, former elite coach, basketball professor: Effective multiyear youth basketball players development system.
Week 6: Future of Sports & eSports trends
Edvinas Eimontas, head of Sport politic institute: Future of sports.
Edgaras Abromavicius, eSport expert: eSports today and tomorrow.
Week 7: Youth players development concepts: BC Zalgiris and Sostines BC youth programs examples
Martynas Rackauskas, director of BC Zalgiris Youth basketball program: BC Zalgiris Youth program organization.
Andrius Cerskus, director of Sostines BC, Vilnius club: Lithuanian biggest private youth basketball program organization model.
Week 8th: Referees development – an important part of league success
Richard Stokes, Euroleague Basketball’s Senior Director of Officiating: Performance analysis of Euroleague referees.
Diploma Awards Online event