On 15 and 16 April 2013 the “Sport 4 Good Governance” (S4GG) Project organised in cooperation with the Slovak Olympic Committee a first S4GG training session in Bratislava, Slovakia. This training session brought the project partners as well as interested federations together and was chaired by Gabi Freytag and Niklas Pott of the Leadership Academy of the DOSB.
The training session was designed as a “multiplier workshop” meaning that participants were taught how they can use the toolkit to educate federations and sport organisations on good governance principles and their implementation. This type of training should allow the participants to become multipliers themselves. To create multipliers in EU Member States is important for the legacy of the project.
The educational toolkit “your key to good governance in sport” was at the core of the workshop. The toolkit has only recently been finalised by the Leadership Academy of the DOSB and contains seven different elements including a self-evaluation tool, implementation examples and a best practice example. All the information has been put on a USB stick. The meeting in Bratislava was for most of the project partners the first occasion to use the toolkit and to see the results of the hard work over the last months. Especially the self-evaluation was regarded as a very attractive and useful instrument.
On 20 June 2013, a second training session will be organised in Graz, Austria. The training session will be an introduction workshop.