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Consulting Matrix provides workshop direction and facilitation in a wide variety of settings.

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Past Workshops

Board Governance

In this two consecutive evening training session on Board Governance, participants learned about: role and purpose of Board of Directors; legal obligations for boards of purchase-of-service shelters; and the executive director/board relationship. Participants engaged with the instructors and each other in lively discussions on various related topics such as conflict of interest, and received useful tools such as an annual planning calendar and a monthly reporting checklist.

Building the Future We Want: Finding Opportunity in Adversity

Judy Wolfe was invited to participate in Social Planning Toronto’s symposium Building the Future We Want: Finding Opportunity in Adversity, held on Friday, October 2nd. Judy's speaking notes are available for download (PDF.

Help Shape Creative Solutions for Hamilton

Consulting Matrix is working with the City of Hamilton and others to investigate and recommend what the city's proposed new Creative Centre will look like, how it will operate, and how it can put Hamilton and its creative businesses on the regional, national, and international stages. Community workshops were held June 17 and 25. Read the invitation (PDF)

Strategic Planning Processes for the Arts: Using Strategic Planning to Confront the Recession

Strategic planning experts Julie Gircys, Judy Wolfe, and others discussed how new planning methods have evolved to meet the needs of not-for-profit organizations in the arts. The workshop was very successful. Find out more (PDF)