Build a board career: CANX: All you need to know about Sports Boards
Date Wednesday, 04 October 2023
Time 04 Oct 9:30 - 04 Oct 9:30 AEDT
Venue Zoom Virtual Online
Pricing Premium Member
$ 198 Premium Member
Corporate Member
$ 220 Corporate Member
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$ 220 Full Member
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$ 220 Champion Member
Basic Member
$ 308 Basic Member
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Register by Tuesday, 03 October 2023

Has the FIFA Women's World Cup inspired you to gain a position on a sports board?

Join WOB director, Claire Braund and WOB COO, Nicole Donegan, in this two session webinar series focussed on Sporting organisations, their governance and the challenges facing the sector.

The series will include practical information on how and where to access Sports board roles, how to pitch and what to do when you gain a role.

This is a great way to expand your knowledge of the Sporting sector from the comfort of your home or office and increase your opportunities to be successful for selection to Sports boards.

The online webinar is split into two x 1 hour sessions:

​Session 1:      Wednesday 4 October 2023 @ 9.30 am (AEDT) 

​Session 2:      Wednesday 11 October 2023 @ 9.30 am (AEDT) 

and covers:

  • Why serve on a sports board?

  • Governance structures of sporting bodies.

  • Challenges in the sport sector.

  • What skills are in demand for sports boards.

  • The process by which you obtain a sports board role.

  • What you can bring to the table.

  • Starter due diligence.

  • Tips when applying for vacancies.

Workshop Presenters:

Claire Braund

Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed Feb 2018)
Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Non-Executive Director & Governance Committee Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd

As the co-founder of Women on Boards, both in Australia (2006) and the UK (2012) it goes without saying that Claire has a wealth of experience in working with women who are seeking board roles. She is an informed, entertaining and engaging presenter who brings the world of boards across a wide range of sectors alive to participants and is able to quickly connect the dots and match people to areas aligned to their skills and interests. Claire is an experienced Non-Executive Director on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has a deep understanding of the board environment across a wide range of sectors.

Nicole Donegan

Chief Operating Officer, WOB Australia Pty Ltd
Director, WOB Australia Pty Ltd (appointed Nov 2022)
Formerly Non Executive Director Triathlon Australia, Foundation 49 and Start Foundation

Nicole is an experienced board member, COO and business adviser and business owner. She has diverse industry and leadership expertise, spanning government, association management, not for profit, tertiary education, retail and professional services sectors. Based in Melbourne, Nicole joins WOB to enhance the subscriber journey, support business growth and manage strategic initiatives.

Guest Panelists: tbc