Seminars for Club Leaders

Dear Club Leader

With the New Year now well and truly underway it is time to think about how your club can plan and be prepared to succeed in 2015!  Does your club need to refresh their business plan, plan their finances or make use of more effective marketing strategies? No need to worry, we are here to help!  We have a range of seminars scheduled over the next number of months from organisation structures to cash flow and budgeting. Our seminars, which will give you practical information, exercises and guidance, are a great opportunity to network and share ideas with other local sports clubs  and are a great way to kick start the new year!

Here’s what we have to offer and it’s all FREE!

Date Workshop Venue Description Time

February

09/02/15 Developing a Business Plan Banbridge Civic Building, BANBRIDGE It is important that clubs have a business plan so they know what they are trying to achieve and make sure they are going in the right direction. An effective business plan can help you to manage your club better but also demonstrate business understanding and control to potential investors. 7-9pm
10/02/15 Understanding your Clubs Finances Grove Wellbeing Centre, BELFAST It is vital that every club leader has a basic understanding of their club’s figures and knows enough to ask questions, get answers and make informed decisions using the information provided. It is also in your club’s best interests that other members understand them as well. 7-9pm
11/02/15 Understanding your Club Finances Ballymena Showgrounds, BALLYMENA 7-9pm
16/02/15 Effective Organisational Structures (CASC) Shared Futures Centre, DERRY The way a club is legally structured can have a significant impact on club leaders, both on their club & them personally.  This workshop will explain the options you club could consider to protect itself and its members. 6.30-9pm
16/02/15 Cashflow and Budgeting Mossley Mill, NEWTOWNABBEY Cash is king when it comes to financing sports clubs.  Club leaders must understand where they generate cash and where it is spent to be able to make informed decisions about their club and to plan for the future. 7-9pm

March

04/03/15 Financial Policies and Procedures Ardmore Recreation Centre, ARMAGH Club leaders must be satisfied that their club has procedures to guard against fraud and ensure that safeguards are in place using robust procedures and controls over all areas of finance. This seminar covers what financial policies and procedures are and why clubs need them. 7-9pm
09/03/15 Developing a Business Plan Mossley Mill, NEWTOWNABBEY It is important that clubs have a business plan so they know what they are trying to achieve and make sure they are going in the right direction. An effective business plan can help you to manage your club better but also demonstrate business understanding and control to potential investors. 7-9pm
11/03/15 Developing a Business Plan Mid Ulster Arena, COOKSTOWN 7-9pm
23/03/15 Effective Organisational Structures Mossley Mill, NEWTOWNABBEY The way a club is legally structured can have a significant impact on club leaders, both on their club & them personally. Get it right, and a club can be run effectively and may benefit financially. Get it wrong, and there could be significant financial & other implications for a club & potentially its members. 7-9pm
31/03/15 Effective Organisational Structures Dungannon Leisure Centre, DUNGANNON 7-9pm

There are places available on all workshops and they are completely FREE to attend but book soon to avoid disappointment.

To book your place on any of the seminars, simply register with us online at http://www.sportniclubleaders.net/about/events-2/or email the team at clubleadersni@uk.pwc.com.  You can view the list of upcoming Club Leaders seminars over the next few months and access valuable tips and templates to help your club professionalise itself.

We look forward to seeing you at a Club Leaders seminar!

Club Leaders

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