Workshops & seminars
provide self-paced, online programs of study designed to introduce or advance your career in specific areas of nonprofit practice, outlining principles, strategies and specific actions to help people improve in their jobs. Workshops are available for different experience levels, including those who are considering a career in nonprofit management.
provide guidelines for optimal satisfaction in a nonprofit career, including matching your specific individual skills and strengths to the different roles in a nonprofit organization. Personal workshops are personalized, interactive programs of small group interaction designed to allow professionals to share ideas, advice and challenges in a positive, collaborative environment.
Individual and Group Coaching Sessions provide a more personally directed, immersive learning experience geared toward your specific professional needs. Individual and Group Coaching can help you improve in specific skills, conquer specific tasks and advance your career with specific strategies tailored to your background experience and goals.
help specific organizations or professional groups in specific positions or roles improve their work output and finished products through intensive focus on specific topics. We offer seminars in organization leadership, communications, development, board management, working with volunteers and other topics.
“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you,
than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” –Bob Proctor
These courses provide guidance for leaders of nonprofit organizations, board members, Advisory Board members and those who simply wish to know how nonprofit organizations can operate more effectively.
Building the ideal team is the most critical challenge for any organization. Learn how to recruit, hire, train, support and nurture the best talent available, with this suite of personnel management courses.
Any organization is only as good as its leadership at the executive and Board levels. This suite of courses is designed to help key executives become better, more effective leaders through skills, orientations toward leading an effective team, and demonstrating leadership to key audiences.
Excellence in Boards
Strong Boards are essential for the governance of any organization. Board members come from many backgrounds with a myriad of different strengths and skills. This suite of courses covers the selection, care and nurturing of effective, excellent Boards
Programing for success
Your vision and mission are translated into effective programs in any successful organization. These courses provide strategies, hints and secrets for effective programming and how to link programming to development and community relations.
branding & communications
Successful nonprofit organizations are increasingly aware of the integration of the positive benefits of professional branding and communications planning for their organization and its mission. These benefits apply to development, programming, fund raising and advocacy. Branding and Communications workshops help both communications managers and their leaders create better, more impactful communications for their organizations.
Creating your Organizations Brand
Creating a compelling nonprofit brand is as crucial to your organization’s success as it is to positioning and
differentiating successful products. We explore the elements of successful brands and take you, step by step,
through the process of creating, fine tuning and managing your organization’s brand. This course is conducted by a branding consultant who has helped build some of the nation’s most successful brands. After working in New York, Chicago and Jackson Hole, he now consults with a variety of clients, including several nonprofits organizations.
Essentials of Communication Planning
Good communications starts with a great communications plan. This course takes you through the process of creating a strong, focused, strategic communications plan that helps you drive your programs, improve development and enhance your organization’s standing in the community.
Advocacy and Understanding
Even if your organization is not an advocacy organization, your success is dependent on how you advocate for your mission and vision. This course teaches the techniques for advocating for your organization, its vision, its mission, its work and the issues, beneficiaries and causes you represent.
Your organization likely can’t afford expensive advertising, but you can utilize the media coverage you gain through your work and your service – earned media. This course teaches how best to gain the attention of your local, regional and even national media through your good works and benefits to the community.
Skills & Leadership
Leaders are made, not born. Successful nonprofit organizations develop, support and reward their leaders and ensure they have the skills to improve in their leadership roles. Skills and Leadership workshops help organizational leaders and their associates improve leadership with skills, ideas and methodologies to improve their leadership skills.
Board leaders are made, not born. Most nonprofit Boards are comprised of volunteers, and the challenges of time, expertise and financial commitments can be daunting. This course helps new or prospective Board Chairs understand the commitments and prepare for them.
Consistency of management is critical for any successful organization, yet turnover is a fact of life. This course helps organizations anticipate turnover of critical staff, develop critical path processes to prepare for change and to ensure that turnover at all levels is managed smoothly and effectively, with minimal impact on mission, programming, staff morale and donor adhesion.
Leadership Skills at all Levels
Leadership in nonprofits is not simply for the top level. Managing programs, volunteers, messaging, or just representing the organization to the general public requires leadership skills. This course provides a primer on leadership to staff, board and volunteer members at all levels.
Mentor Agility Philanthropy
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