Training and events for board members

Good governance is a sound investment in quality sport and recreation service provision for the benefit of the Western Australian community.

A board of directors is comprised of directors and committees of management who jointly oversee the governance of the organisation. Within sports clubs and associations, structures that promote and maintain sound governance are critical. The Department provides professional development opportunities for board members to support this outcome. 

The Department is committed through our organisational development team in conducting board evaluations to assist in building the capacity of boards within the industry. 

Professional development opportunities that the Department provides to board members include, but are limited to:

Boards and directors

The sport and recreation industry is underpinned by thousands of voluntary board members at club, regional and state association level. The role as a board member, committee member or director can be challenging, rewarding and is one of responsibility.

More information on boards and directors.

Sport and Recreation Human Resources Workshop

Thursday 31 May 2018

The ideal workshop to learn how to better manage your organisations paid human resources.

Managing Conflict and Difficult People Course - Morley

Monday 11 Jun 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it!

Managing Conflict and Difficult People Course - Wanneroo

Wednesday 13 Jun 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it!

Unconscious Bias

Wednesday 13 Jun 2018

Learn about the origins of unconscious bias and how these biases may be limiting your effectiveness in your role.

Managing Conflict and Difficult People Course - Harrisdale

Monday 25 Jun 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it!

Managing Conflict and Difficult People Course - Leederville

Tuesday 26 Jun 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it!

Managing Conflict and Difficult People Course - Rockingham

Wednesday 27 Jun 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it!