CLUB DEVELOPMENT SERIES
The emPowering the Prairies Club Development Series is a partnership between Rugby Alberta, Saskatchewan Rugby, and Rugby Manitoba aimed at helping clubs become more successful and sustainable off the field.
On this page you will find information about the 2022 Club Development Series, recordings from each week of the Series, copies of the course workbook with exercises for you to complete with your club, and many other resources that you can use for your club (including the recordings from the 2021 Series.
The 2022 Series will begin on Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 at 7:30pm CST/6:30PM MST and will feature 4 sessions (ending March 9th, 2022). See below for the topics that will be covered in the 2022 emPowering the Prairies Club Development Series.
WEEK 1: THE PLANNING CYCLE
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST/6:30 PM MST
- Creating A Season Plan For Operations
- Reviewing & Evaluating Your Season/Strategic Plan
- Succession Planning
Succession Planning Slides
SMART Goal Planning Worksheet
WEEK 2: LIFE-LONG MEMBERSHIP
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST/6:30 PM MST
- The LTAD Model In Practice
- Recruitment Roundtable
- Developing A Junior/Minor Pathway
- Engaging Alumni
Player & Participant Development:
Stephen R. Norris Presentation
Engaging Alumni: Samantha Rogers & Bloomerang Donor Management Software
WEEK 3: TAKING CARE OF YOUR PEOPLE
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST/6:30 PM MST
- Volunteer Development & Support
- Volunteer Performance Management
- Coach Development & Support
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
Volunteer Manitoba Resources
WEEK 4: REVENUE GENERATION OPPORTUNITIES
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM CST/6:30 PM MST
- Community Engagement Through Events
- Sponsorships & Partnerships
Presentation: Jodi Rodriguez, Eleven Events
Trellis: Online Auction & Fundraising Platform
CakeMix by Elevent: Sponsorship Valuation & Management Platform
COMPLETE A SELF-EVALUATION FOR YOUR ORGANISATION
Wondering how you can assess how your organization stacks up against best practice?
The Club Development Standards is a sister program to the Club Development Series that gives you and your organization’s Board/Executive the opportunity to evaluate the organization in key areas of organization and administration. Structured as a simple multiple-choice self-evaluation, the Club Development Standards is the easiest way to assess your organization and identify areas for future growth.