The NASC, in partnership with Ohio University, is releasing its third CSEE core course online on October 30. The course will cover effective communication in sports tourism. The core courses on strategic planning and effective selling will be re-offered. The three courses may be taken simultaneously. Core courses are required to earn the CSEE credential for any sports tourism professional who enrolled in the program beginning on January 1, 2016.

Completing these courses is required to earn CSEE credential. Courses are offered quarterly and may be taken simultaneously. Each 4-credit hour course is $400.


Fees: $400

Deadline: October 25, 2017

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Christina Wright
Lecturer of Sports Administration

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Brad Bellissimo
Member Services Manager


Strategic Planning for Successful Sport Tourism

This course provides the participant with key learnings about the strategic planning process within the sport tourism industry.

Effective Selling in Sport Tourism

Effective Selling in Sport Tourism provides the participant with key learnings about the sales process within the sport tourism industry.

Effective Communication in Sport Tourism

This course will focus on five distinct areas of communication important in sport tourism including 1) Foundations of Communication (presenting skills, writing skills, etc.), 2) Community Outreach and Advocacy, 3) Government Relations, 4) Media Relations, and 5) Crisis Management. Each section will stand-alone yet be connected by the common thread of effective communication.

Important Dates - Fall Courses

October 30 - December 15

Online Courses open to registered participants

NOTE: If this is your first time taking an online course, then you will receive your Ohio University student ID and Blackboard login instructions directly from Ohio University no later than November 1. We encourage you to review the free Blackboard Orientation Course to familiarize yourself with Blackboard if this is the first online course you've taken.