Basketball managers course

200.00 for 1 year

Detailed information:

Duration of the course: 2 months, 8 weeks, 2 classes per week. 100% online course.

The next course date: Anytime Online

Online course platform:

Structure of the class: One online class duration is up to 90 min.

Study weekdays: Friday (1 class) and Saturday (1 class)

Structure of the topics: One week covers one topic, which is divided in two classes.

Evaluation: One reflection form (up to 400 words) should be completed on each topic and sent to the course coordinator by email

Diploma awarded: Lithuanian Basketball Coaches Association diploma and International Basketball University diploma.

Fee: The Four months intensive online course fee – 200 EUR (245 USD)


The two-month course for basketball managers is intended for any level of basketball executives, coaches, basketball team, and club leaders whose activities are focused on the development of basketball organisation


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 organisation
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, eSports 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: Basketball league – a platform for a club growth.
Richard Stokes, Euroleague Basketball’s Senior Director of Officiating: Performance analysis of Euroleague referees.
Mindaugas Gobikas, Basketball management scientist: How the world biggest sport leagues operate.

Diploma Awards Online event


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