EVENTS AT DA VINCI
In October and November, The Da Vinci Institute showcased and celebrated the achievements of Davincians who had completed their qualification and had successfully graduated. In remaining agile, the Da Vinci Institute had innovated how our graduation ceremonies flow, so as to align with the Covid-19 Protocol. At these remarkable ceremonies, we are reminded of the hard work, passion and perseverance required in order to reach one’s dreams and successes. By harnessing our remarkability, we cultivate our curiosity and embrace our passion for learning, and in doing so co-create new realities. Congratulations on walking this journey where you have connected and collected the diverse multi-coloured dots that represent new realities. You are truly remarkable!
The governance of sport in South Africa in the democratic era has been plagued by bad governance. Numerous scandals, shenanigans, power struggles and boardroom challenges involving managers and directors at various levels of the sport hierarchy have brought the noble values associated with sport into question. The very integrity and sustainability of our sport is at risk. In the context of the current challenges, the VUCA world demands for innovation and change, the Covid-19 pandemic and emerging challenges to the governance of sport at national level requires a fresh, scientific, context-specific, agile response and visionary and ethical leadership. Issues of gender equality, doping, sexual harassment and the need for safeguarding participants, financial mismanagement, stadium safety, high turn-over of coaches, legal issues, marketing and sponsorship challenges is viewed through the lens of the Da Vinci TIPS™ Framework by a practitioner, academic, and researcher with over 40 years of experience in the…