Events & Webinars

Insightful Discussions
Issues that Matter

Global Institute of Church Management events bring together experts in Church teaching and business best practice to discuss strategies and ideas for strengthening today’s Church. With a focus on fostering more effective stewardship, our Church Management webinars are a must for anyone who wants to build a stronger Church.

Webinars are hosted by the experts at Program of Church Management, Rome, offering insightful discussions you won’t find anywhere else.

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Upcoming Webinars & Conferences

This year we partnered with the FIRE Institute at Notre Dame to bring you experts from around the Church—and around the world— who spoke about the diverse assets we manage and the critical role that stewardship plays in nurturing these gifts for the good of souls.

From managing personnel and pensions funds to schools, media and technology — even livestock — we hosted a series of provocative and Church-building discussions you won’t find anywhere else.

Stay tuned as we work to bring you our next series!

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Stay tuned as we work to bring you our next series!

Topics that Matter

GICM partners with the Program of Church Management, Rome, to invite experts in business management, Church social teaching, diocesan administration, and more to tackle important Church Management topics, including:

Catholic Education Management

Institutional Collaboration

The Role of the Laity

Achieving Accountability

Management of Assets

Financial Transparency

Organizational Structure

Church Management in Healthcare

Parish Strategy

Management of Volunteers and Personnel

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Insightful Discussions

  • Watch any of our webinars, including our newest series “Managing The Assets of The Church,” here.
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  • Below is a selection of some of our on-demand webinars:

When we speak of the assets of the Church, we don’t think of the laity working for and with Her as human capital, but at the end of the day, the Church’s biggest asset are the countless people who allow Her mission and legacy to carry on. This webinar will look at the importance good management has when dealing with talent and skills, as well as recommend best human resource practices.

May 2022 | 60 MINUTES

We conclude our series, Building a Transparent & Accountable Church, with a look at Catholic schools. Like dioceses and parishes, they face multiple challenges. They exist in a wide range of juridical constructs with varied funding. Many are subject to existing guidelines as non-profits/NGOs. This webinar will look at some of the main challenges and recommend principles for best practices.

MAY 2021 | 60 Minutes

Religious orders in the Catholic Church have long held a certain autonomy. Many have sizeable assets. As well, some are declining in their members. Many have been directly impacted by the sexual abuse carried out by their members. Challenges and changing financial standards create a unique situation for religious orders. This webinar looks at some of the main challenges and best practices.

APRIL 2021 | 60 Minutes

A discussion of precise challenges faced by parishes – pastors, staff, and parishioners – with specific recommendations. What does financial accountability look like at the parish level? How should the parish finance council be constructed and what are its primary responsibilities? What are the obligations of the pastor to parishioners and his bishop?

MARCH 2021 | 60 Minutes

As the world’s oldest non-profit organization, indeed, the world’s oldest institution, she faces many challenges to adapt to current professional standards of financial transparency. What a transparent culture is in the Church, the challenges, and consider specific environments in the Church.

January 2021 | 60 Minutes

More than any other organization, the Church has a moral duty to model financial transparency. What we can do to achieve it.

December 2020 | 60 Minutes

Spend an hour with a saint for our times and learn tips for how to sanctify your work

November 2020 | 60 Minutes

Many parishes are no longer structured to meet the needs of the faithful. What parishes can do to recover their missionary orientation.

October 2020 | 60 Minutes

The hierarchy vs. team dichotomy is a classic debate in organization studies. What is the right structure for governing the Church? 

September 2020 | 60 Minutes

Looking at over 20 years of research and professional practice, the practical and pragmatic aspects of transparency in the Church.

May 2020 | 60 Minutes

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