Dean Damon Andrew serves as keynote speaker for Asian Association for Sport Management in Malaysia

Damon AndrewBaton Rouge – LSU College of Human Sciences & Education Dean Damon Andrew served as keynote speaker in Langkawi Island, Malaysia, at the 11th Asian Association for Sport Management, or AASM, hosted by the Malaysian Association of Sport Management, or MASMA, from Aug. 26-28.

Dean Andrew’s keynote lecture, “Sport Management in Educational Organizations: Issues and Challenges,” highlighted a number of issues and challenges in sport management education, focusing on the need for and future expansion of sport management education accreditation and the impact of technology on sport management education.

While in Malaysia, Andrew met with numerous individuals, including Dean of the Faculty of Education and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Malaya, as well as the Ministry of Youth and Sport in Malaysia to foster future potential partnerships with LSU.

Andrew also presented on “Organizational Justice in Sport” at the National Sport Management Workshop, a workshop for sport management practitioners. He participated in the Annual General Meeting of the World Association of Sport Management, which was held in conjunction with the AASM conference.

The overall theme for the AASM Conference was “Reinventing Sport Governance: Policies, Processes, and Pathways for the Future.” The AASM Conference is the continental platform in Asia for the discussion of current research in sport management.

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