This course is designed to assist participants better understand strategic thinking and explain the link with the strategy process. Using interactive tools, you will be able to evaluate your organisation's capabilities to reveal strengths, opportunities and risks.

This course will cover:

  • The value and purpose of strategy development
  • Strategic planning models and their respective benefits
  • Approaches to strategic planning including stakeholder engagement
  • How to separate strategic oversight and operational delivery

This interactive workshop will provide not only tools and information, it will offer an opportunity to participants to share their own experiences and learn from one another.

Delegates will also have access to case studies and planning tools that can be adapted for their own organisations.

This workshop is aimed at senior executives and non-executives, including and committee board members, of sports bodies.

Course costs:

If you would like to find out about how to become a Sport and Recreation Alliance Member and save over £70 on the cost of attending our Developing Strategic Thinking workshop please contact us.


Amanda Bennett

Managing Director, FairPlay Ltd

Amanda is governance and diversity specialist working in the sport and charity sectors. She has worked with over 100 organisations including the International Paralympic Committee, the Football Association and UK Sport as well as regional bodies and sports clubs helping them to build effective leadership models and create robust, inclusive governance structures.