Capabilities for Transformation: Honing Directors Skills for Generative Governance

Webinar Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Speaker: John Dalla Costa

Even well-governed organizations are continuously searching for new insights, procedures or best- practices to refresh or grow their governance capabilities. As was explained in the previous webinar, the social and competitive reality in which governance is now practiced has been changing...Read more

Directors’ Dilemmas: The Challenges To Trust Re-Shaping Governance

Webinar Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

Speaker: John Dalla Costa

Friday, March 24, 2017 12:00:00 PM EDT - 1:00:00 PM EDT

Governance in all sectors, including for non-profits, is under intense scrutiny. While many boards...Read more

5 Creative Ways to Incorporate Official Languages on a Sport Organization Budget

Webinar Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016


This webinar aims to support national sport organizations, multisport service organizations and Canadian sport centres/institutes in increasing their engagement and capacity regarding the promotion and recognition of official languages within the Canadian sport system. Practical tools, tips and...Read more

Leading The Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches

Webinar Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Speaker: Jennifer Birch-Jones

This webinar will profile CAAWS’ resource developed for coaches and sport administrators to learn best practices and tips to make sport more welcoming to LGBT athletes and coaches. During the session, key topics from the resource will be highlighted, including taking stock in your organization,...Read more

A Strategic Approach to Sponsorship

Webinar Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Speaker: Bernie Colterman

This webinar is designed especially for sports organizations that want to take a professional approach towards sponsorship revenue generation. It examines the latest trends and best practices in sponsorships and shows what you must do to effectively recruit and retain sponsors.

You will...Read more

Good Governance -What it is and How to do it

Webinar Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Speaker: Kathy Hare

Join us for a discussion on governance topics in the not for profit world. This webinar will cover such areas as good governance practices, various models of Board structure, the role & responsibilities of Directors, policies and their purpose. In addition, an update Ontario Not for Profit...Read more

Hot Legal Topics in Sport Management

Webinar Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Speaker: Steven Indig

Steven Indig will focus on hot legal topics including the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, privacy legislation and how to manage complaints; all of which have an impact on sport organizations, big and small. Prior planning and preparation can help an organization manage these issues and...Read more

Best Practices in Volunteer Management

Webinar Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Speaker: Dina Bell-Laroche

Club administrators are finding it increasingly challenging to recruit and retain the HQV – the highly qualified volunteer. This workshop will provide participants with the knowledge they need to recruit, retain, recognize and retire volunteers.


Leading Change in Your Organization

Webinar Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Speaker: Maryse Lepage

In a world of fast paced and complex changes, leaders want to explore better ways to take on the challenges and opportunities of change. This webinar will provide an overview of four important dimensions of change to guide your strategy, best practices in setting the stage for change and a tool...Read more

Twitter Made Easy

Webinar Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Speaker: Kim Barr

In this webinar you will learn the best practices of Twitter. How to set up your account, find and follow other people and/or organizations, build your follower base to build your business.

Find out how to get started. How do you build an audience, and create a network that will help you...Read more

I’m a Coach - Now What? - Understanding Your Legal Obligations

Webinar Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Speaker: Steven Indig

This session will focus on the legal duty of coaches. The presenters will explain what Canadian statutes and...Read more

Bidding & Hosting Sport Events 101

Webinar Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Speaker: Jason Robinson

Are you considering hosting the next big event in your sport town or city?  Hosted by Jason Robinson from the Sport Law & Strategy Group, this presentation will tackle the...Read more

Survive & Thrive through Change - part 1

Webinar Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Speaker: Ann Max

We are all working in a constantly changing environment. Whether the process involves a large organizational or departmental change, a future planned movement that...Read more

Coaches – Nutrition and your Team

Webinar Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Speaker: Kim Gurtler

Are you coaching a young group of 6 and 7 year old community athletes or a competitive team of teens? No matter the age or the level, proper nutrition is essential for your teams’ performance and overall health.

In this webinar Kim covers:

  • The key concepts of nutrition – a
  • ...Read more

Revenue Generation in NSFs #2 - Developing a Sponsorship Program

Webinar Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Norm O'Reilly

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, the Richard P. and Joan S. Fox Professor and Chair of the Department of Sports Administration at Ohio University and Senior Advisor with TrojanOne, will lead a session on developing a sponsorship program in an NSF. A valuable first step for NSFs looking to build a sponsorship...Read more

Revenue Generation in NSFs

Webinar Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Speaker: Greg Stremlaw, Mark Rubinstein, Kevin Gilmore

The 2014 COC webinar series will kick off on September 17 at 1pm Eastern with the first in a series of webinars on Revenue Generation in NSFs.  The webinar is the first in a series presented by the COC as part of the NSF Enhancement Initiative. The topic of the webinar series...Read more

Board Models and Structures

Webinar Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Speaker: Rose Mercier


Board Models and Structures will look at how boards can approach their roles and responsibilities in four different models of board governance. This presentation will highlight:

  • The benefits of a governance model that 'fits' your organization
  • For each model, what is
  • ...Read more

Playing Together

Webinar Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Speaker: Gillian Smith


Sport Matters Group, in partnership with SIRC, is pleased to present a webinar highlighting the recent ‘Playing Together’ report by Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC...Read more

Board Evaluation

Webinar Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Speaker: Judy Sutcliffe

Evaluating board performance, both of the group and of individual directors provides an opportunity for the board to assess its own effectiveness, to identify areas of strength and weakness, to set standards and performance expectations based on set criteria, to evaluate...Read more

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Webinar Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Speaker: Rachel Corbett

The clock is ticking on the new Not-For-Profit Corporations Act! Rachel Corbett and her team from the Sport Law & Strategy Group are working with over 30 NSOs and MSOs on their preparations for compliance with the new legislation. This new law presents an unprecedented...Read more