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OCM Weekly Highlights - 13th ASeptember 2009

OCM Weekly Highlights 
13th September 2009

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Coming Events

23rd FIBA Asia Championship for Women - Twelve teams divided into two Levels will battle it out in the Championship which will be played from Sept 17-24, 2009 in the southern Indian coastal town of Chennai. Malaysia is in Level II with teams from Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan.
Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2009, an official ATP World Tour 250 tournament – 26th September to 4th October 2009 at Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil. 
5th OCM Executive Board Meeting – 13th October 2009 at 4.30 p.m. at OCM Board Room, 1st Floor, Wisma OCM Kuala Lumpur.
4th Session of the Advanced Sports Management Course 2009 – from 22nd to 25th October 2009 at Level 2C, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur. 
154th OCM Council Meeting – 24th October 2009 at 9.30 a.m. at Level 2C, Wisma OCM Phase II, Kuala Lumpur.
KFC MYA-MILO National Championship – 6th to 10th December 2009 at Langkawi
IODA Asian Sailing Championship 2009 – 12th December 2009 at Langkawi.

News Items

4th OCM Executive Board Meeting 

The 4th OCM Executive Board Meeting was held on 8th September 2009 at 4.30 p.m. at OCM Board Room, 1st Floor, Wisma OCM Kuala Lumpur. The following matters were decided:
  • The final date for the submission of appeals for consideration for selection to the 25th SEA Games, is 9th October 2009 for consideration by the OCM Executive Board at its 5th Meeting on 13th October 2009. 
  • Approved the proposal for the structure and expansion of the National Olympic Academy of OCM, with Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad as the first Chairman of theNOA Board.
  • Appointment of 3 independent members of the OCM Trust Management Committee is still under consideration.
  • Confirmed the submission of the Bid Document to the IOC for consideration to be the host of the 125th IOC Session in 2013. 
Study Tour Project for Leaders of Asian Youth Sports

The OCM Executive Board at its meeting on 8th September 2009, selected Cik Nur Asmara Diana Thong Abdullah from the Table Tennis Association of Malaysia and Cik Chee Ee Laine from the Malaysian Ice Hockey Federation to attend the Study Tour Project for Leaders of Asian Youth Sports 2009 to be held in Japan from 4th to 11th November 2009. For the Study Tour Project 2008, two male participants were sent. As such, for the 2009 Study Tour Project, the OCM Executive Board decided to send 2 women.

The National Olympic Academy (NOA) of Malaysia

The OCM Executive Board at its 4th meeting approved the expanded scope and structure of the NOA of Malaysia. A abstract of the proposals are produced below.

To be a centre of excellence for sports education, training and human resource development in accordance with the ideals and aspirations of the Olympic movement and the values of Olympism.

To develop and nurture knowledgeable, skilled and ethical human resources for sports and the Olympic community through quality sports education and training. To develop, manage, organize, coordinate and monitor programmes and activities as well as provide resources, expertise and opportunities for individuals and sports organization to grow, develop and enhance themselves.

To design, develop, manage, coordinate and monitor sports education and training programmes of the Olympic Council of Malaysia. To provide opportunities for personal and organizational growth, development and enhancement in sports management and related disciplines for members of the Olympic community and its associates. 

Organizational Structure
  • OCM Board 
  • Academy Board headed by a Vice President 
  • Director OCM Academy
  • Associate Consultants & Programme Directors (Universities, Colleges, Professional Bodies/ Programme Directors of Management Courses)
  • Facilitators
I National Olympic Academy Programmes.
II Core Training Courses (funded by Olympic Solidarity)
Sports Management from Basic to Advanced 

Sports Administration from Basic to Advanced
Sports Leadership from Basic to Advanced
Sports Coaching from Basic to Advanced
Sports Medicine from Basic to Advanced

III Elective & Seasonal Training Courses
Training of Trainers Programme (Coaches, Technical Officials, Medical officials)
Management of Olympic Sports Facilities & Equipment
Sports medicine 
Technical Courses
ICT for Olympic Sports
Sports, Education and Culture

Sports Science
Sports Law
Family and Olympic Sports
Leadership & Management for Contingent Managers, Officials and Volunteers
Sport for All

IV Seminars, Conferences, Conventions, Exhibitions
The Core Training Courses are those funded by Olympic Solidarity and OCM has been organizing these courses for more than 20 years. These courses are practical or applied courses conducted by trained and experienced experts, appointed by Olympic Solidarity and the International Sports Federations. These courses are most beneficial to the staff and coaches (volunteers and paid), of the National Sports Associations and OCM. 

As for the elective and seasonable training courses will be organized based on needs and demands. These courses will have a lower priority as the availability of funds, unlike the Core Training Courses, are not assured. The same principle applies for the organization of seminars, conferences, conventions and exhibitions. 

OCM is aware that Malaysian universities and colleges, the National Sports Council, the Institute of Sports, and there are many other sports bodies, are also organizing and conducting sports management, sports science, coaching course. However, the scopes and objectives of these courses are quite different from those courses conducted by the universities and other organizations. The main difference being the courses to be organized by the NOA are practical courses to train officers and staff of NSAs, to improve their work performance in their respective organizations. 

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