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Wednesday, October 28
Sport Events & Risk Management – More Than Just a Broken Arm

Published October 28, 2015

Hosting a successful sport event involves many factors, some of which involve taking risks or exposing your organization to potential risks. Minimizing risk during the hosting of your events helps to avoid possible injuries, legal consequences, and a negative participant experience.…

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Wednesday, January 15
Smart Tips for Risk Management

Published January 15, 2014

I stumbled on this recently while reviewing our publication "Risk Management Guide for Community Sport Organizations" that we wrote for 2010 Legacies Now. I was reminded how simpler is always better, and this is especially true when we are communicating about risk management.…

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Tuesday, January 29
Risk Management Questions for Directors

Published January 29, 2013

Melanie Herman, of the Nonprofit Risk Manager Center, recently published her RISK eNewsletter and I wanted to share a great little excerpt. I hope you find it as helpful as I did.  In essence, it’s a reminder to not allow your discomfort with uncertainty to dampen your commitment to engage the Board in a discussion on the crucial strategic risks facing your NSO.…

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Tuesday, June 19
Risk Management Update

Published June 19, 2012

This post provides an update on some exciting risk management initiatives that have occurred over the past year.

Risk Management Impact on Performance

Please see this briefing document which outlines the results of Brock University’s research into the impact of the risk management workshop on participants’ performance.…

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Tuesday, December 6
Simplifying Risk Management

Published December 6, 2011

In recent months I have been following a blog on risk management written by Melanie Lockwood-Herman. She is the Executive Director of an American non-profit dedicated to helping non-profit organizations manage risks. Funded primarily by insurance companies (don’t hold this against them!),…

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Monday, August 2
Risk Management Guide for Community Sport Organizations

Published August 2, 2010

This guide is intended to help volunteers and staff of local sport organizations make better decisions. Designed for leaders, administrators and volunteers within sport organizations and sport clubs, the Risk Management Guide explains current risk management processes and how they can be applied within your organization.…

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Saturday, February 20
A Tale of Two Schools - Reflections on Risk Management

Published February 20, 2010

The St. John’s School Lake Temiskaming Canoe Tragedy (1978)
The Strathcona Tweedsmuir School Rogers Pass Avalanche Tragedy (2003)

As a consultant working in the sport and recreation sector, these two school-based tragedies, occurring 25 years apart, have enlightened my thinking about what is important in risk management.…

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Wednesday, December 23
Procedural Fairness in Sport - The Flip Side of the Risk Management Coin

Published December 23, 2009

My son is active in club sports. He would like to switch to a different team to join his friends, but a representative of the league says he cannot unless we get a release, which is highly unlikely.

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Sunday, October 12
Risk Management Revisited ... or, Values Matter

Published October 12, 2008

We started writing this column 15 years ago. Our inaugural column was titled ‘personal risk management’. Written in 1994, we compared the then-new Coaching Code of Ethics to a survival guide which, if properly understood and acted upon, could form a part of every coach’s personal risk management program.…

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Thursday, August 9
Staying on the Lookout for Fraud - Some Risk Management Advice

Published August 9, 2007

In the last 6 months we have helped two of our client organizations, PSOs in two different provinces, deal with the aftermath of employee theft. For one organization, the outcome was the loss of tens of thousands of dollars, none of which is likely recoverable from the former executive director.…

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