Sport PEI


January 6, 2021
Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Sport PEI is pleased to hold three professional development opportunities for staff and volunteers of our member organizations.  The sessions will be led by Michelle MacDonald of AOR Solutions.   As a consultant, Michelle has worked with many not-for-profits locally, regionally and nationally under many governance models, and has supported, guided, and coached volunteer board directors and senior staff in strategic planning, board development, CEO development, policy development and governance reporting. She enjoys working together with the client on projects that connect the strategic needs of an organization to the practical needs of delivering on the mission while ensuring accountability.

To register: email


Topic: Financial Skills for Board Members

January 26 – 10:00-11:30 am (in person, Room 125 at Royalty Centre)

Description: Financial oversight and accountability is a fundamental role of a Board. Sharpen your financial skills with this 90-minute interactive workshop. Topics include:

• Budgeting

• Financial reporting

• Understanding financial statements

• Key financial policies every Board should have and follow

• Identifying and managing risk

Includes an PDF handout with a template for budgeting, list of key financial policies and strategies for risk management.


Topic: Building Engaged and Productive Boards

February 9 at 12 Noon (on Zoom)

Description: Join us to learn how to find, train and keep Board members to build an engaged and productive Board. Topics include:

·        Recruiting for success

·        Orienting training and developing the Board

·        Evaluating the Board

 Includes a PDF handout with a template for board orientation and board evaluation.


Topic: Good Governance Basics

March 3 at 7:00 pm (on Zoom)

Description: So you are a Board member of a local sporting organization. Now what? Join us for this 90-minute primer on the basics of good governance. Topics will include:

• Good Governance Basics

• Governance authorities guiding a Board – legislation, bylaws and policies

• The fundamental work of a Board

• Key responsibilities of Board members, including legal and financial

• Role of officers

Includes a PDF handout on Fiduciary and Legal Responsibilities of Board Members.



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