WCPT professional seminar: Leadership for organisations (WCPT-03) - Invitation only

WCPT professional seminar (WCPT)
Monday 3 July, 10:15–12:15
Meeting rooms 1.63-1.64
Leading and managing professional organisations


This seminar will be of interest to leaders and professional staff of WCPTs member organisations, regions, subgroups and networks, and leaders of groups aspiring to join WCPT. It will provide the opportunity to explore a number of key themes: governance, financial management, teamwork, value of membership and leadership development.


This seminar will be an interactive session where participants move between tables two of three times to explore the key themes. A facilitator will lead each table with a short presentation. There will be some introductory questions however, the majority of the time will be allocated to participants to lead the discussion. Participants are encouraged to bring their challenges to the seminar and be prepared to explore them with the facilitator and other participants. This is a unique opportunity for leaders of organisations to meet in a supportive environment.

Learning objectives

  1. To identify the key activities that successful professional associations undertake to ensure that their organisations thrive
  2. To outline the factors that are key to the success of these activities
  3. To provide an opportunity for current organisational leaders to share strategies for success and discuss the key they face in their country
  4. To build mutually supportive relationships between the leaders of member organisations, regions, subgroups and networks
  5. To identify resources that might support emerging and developing associations