Full/Half Day Workshops

Dynamic experiential workshops – no nonsense delivery.
Aimed at everyone directly responsible for participant safety and risk management Guaranteed to:

  • Raise awareness levels (on negligence liability)
  • Teach risk management planning skills
  • Deliver the tools and resources to effectively plan

Workbook provided to each participant.

Workshop Objectives

  • Develop knowledge – of what constitutes negligence in the sport and recreation setting.
  • Develop skills – in Risk Management planning

Who Should Attend?

  • Professionals directly responsible for participant safety in colleges, universities, parks & recreation, schools and/or private clubs
  • Facility managers
  • Fitness and sport/activity instructors
  • Coaches
  • Outdoor recreation specialists
  • Aquatics personnel
  • Teachers, principals, school board members
  • Senior administration in sport & recreation organizations

Format

  • Fast paced, no-nonsense delivery
  • Small group interactive work sessions
  • Accompanying workbook maximizes instructor interaction
  • Problem-solving sessions use and capitalize on groups collective experience
  • ‘You’re The Jury’ – a unique simulated courtroom learning experience
  • Planning sessions directly address each participant’s unique situation

Topic Areas

a) Fundamentals of Negligence Liability – simply explained

  • Establishing Negligence – how is this done in the courts?
  • Liability for Negligence – who will be held liable for any negligence?
  • Defences against Negligence – how can defendant escape liability?

b) Risk Management Planning – using a proven, easy-to-follow process

  • Identifies the 5 Key Risk Areas for sport and recreation
  • The Risk Management Planning Process – based on identified high risk areas
  • Risk Management Implementation – how do you get going? – getting over that overwhelmed feeling
  • Risk Management Resources – to help your planning efforts

Delivery Options

  • Delivered on-site to all levels of facility and program staff within a single organization
  • Special Professional Development workshop for teachers, coaches, sport and recreation administrators.
  • Pre or post conference 1 Day workshop
  • Sport/Recreation Associations – special 1 Day workshop

In July of 2015 California State University, Chico had the opportunity to participate in Sport Risk’s new ‘Best Practices’ risk management review conducted by Ian McGregor & Associates. Ian is clearly one of the most knowledgable and experienced leaders in risk management practices and our institution was excited to be one of the first Universities to use this new evaluation process. 

 While evaluating our programs we found his work to be innovative, comprehensive, and easy to use throughout all aspects of our various recreation programs. Because of his outstanding work we are using the recommendations as a catalyst for program improvement.  Being able to contrast our practices with other NIRSA institutions is invaluable in bringing our programs to a higher standard of excellence. Without hesitation, I would recommend this process to any collegiate recreation program who is interested in current, state of the art, risk management practices. You will find Ian McGregor and Associates to be professional and cost effective in helping you meet your administrative responsibilities.

Kimberly Scott

Director of Recreational Sports
Associate Director of Student Life
California State University, Chico

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