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What’s New

From OCKitchener2016: From Inclusion to Equity: A Paradigm for Positioning Diversity as a Catalyst of Artistic and Organizational Enrichment Workshop lead by Michele Decottignies The objectives of this workshop were to: “Provide an in-depth overview of an Equity & Diversity Framework that gives us all a shared vocabulary, a shared analysis and a shared process.” “Offer […]

 

From OCKitchener 2016: Presentation by Namita Desai and John Romeo of Oliver Wyman From the study: “Customized subscriptions are prospering because the dynamics of choice have shifted in their favor. Customers today want flexibility, personalization, and relationships with vendors. Because of that, choose-your-own options could become one third of all subscriptions by 2017.” Namita Desai, author of the study […]

 

When a deficit occurs, conquering it may become the top priority. In order to communicate the situation effectively to board and staff – and to strategize effectively – it’s important to understand how the situation arose. This webinar will consider types of deficits (e.g. structural vs. situational) and strategies for eliminating them over a do-able […]

 

Well-understood policies and procedures are the scaffolding for sound financial management. This webinar will address high-level stuff that may seem so obvious that it’s never stated – such as, our policy is to approve the budget before the start of the new fiscal year, and that revenues should exceed expenses. It will also pin down […]

 

When you’re preparing for your board meeting, how can you tell which items on your financial statements require the most attention? In particular, are there any red flags? This webinar will discuss how to identify significant numbers and key indicators of financial health using two to three concepts each from Balance Sheet and Income Statement […]

 

Fund Development: Working Smarter not Harder Presentation by Cynthia Armour at the Small Budget Orchestras in Toronto, on January 10, 2015 Link: Fund Development: Working Smarter not Harder

 

Template document designed by Debra Chandler, Orchestras Canada’s Community Organizer, in support to a series of regional workshop delivered in Ontario in 2012-2013. It is compiled from various sources and covers various aspects that can be expected in an orientation and process manual: context mandate, organizational structure, board mission and responsibilities, schedule of meetings, committees, […]

 

In 2008, Orchestras Canada surveyed Canadian orchestras about their education and outreach activities, and much of what he learned was featured in OC’s weekly e-newsletter, now known as Orchestra News. The current report is an extension of that earlier work, looking at what orchestras are doing to give back to their communities. It is also […]

 

In 2008, Orchestras Canada surveyed Canadian orchestras about their education and outreach activities, and much of what he learned was featured in OC’s weekly e-newsletter, now known as Orchestra News. The current report is an extension of that earlier work, looking at what orchestras are doing to give back to their communities. It is also […]