Pic: The BAM executive committee
Governance in sport is a hot topic, whether you are working at the national or community level everything from setting strategic plans to managing boards needs to be done. The environment in which the sport community operates is continuously changing.
Strategic planning is a process of defining your organization’s strategy or direction, and making decisions on allocating your resources to pursue this strategy, including capital and people. Put simply, strategic planning is the formal consideration of an organization's future course. Strategic planning can be used as a management tool, a leadership tool, or both.
Sports organizations interested in undergoing a strategic planning process will benefit from assessing their organization’s state of readiness. This brief document has been prepared to help leaders assess what their needs are, what they are currently doing related to strategic planning, and what their vision is for the process.
Here resources identifies and briefly discusses the key areas of governance in a sports organizations to make the organisation a more competitive sports body. Check out the following resources...
*Here you can see how the FIH Strategic Plan sets out the ambitions of the FIH for the further development and expansion of hockey as global sport. http://www.fih.ch/en/fih/strategic