Upcoming Training and Events

Sep / 28 / 2017
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Sep) (Sold out) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Oct / 18 / 2017
Telling Your Financial Story Under today’s economic strain, it is critical that nonprofit leaders understand the “story” behind their organizations’ financial results. Using audited financial data, participants will gain an understanding of their organizations’ current financial health and trends over time, and how this information compares to industry benchmarks in the nonprofit sector.
Oct / 26 / 2017
Fund Development: Fundamentals, Policies and Procedures This lively workshop is an introduction to basic systems and procedures for anyone new to fundraising and will give you an overview of the role of philanthropy, development, and fundraising in the life of a successful nonprofit organization.
Nov / 9 / 2017
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Nov) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Nov / 15 / 2017
The Battle for Hearts and Minds (This workshop is full) Nonprofit professionals often find themselves frustrated by the way the public thinks and talks about the issues they care about. This workshop will break through the mystique of the public narrative, present clear strategies to identify the current state of hearts and minds around your cause, and offer specific ways you can begin to shift the way people think and talk about your mission.
Nov / 30 / 2017
Becoming a Power Presenter Learn to be a powerful presenter. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity.
Jan / 18 / 2018
The Road to an Effective Grant Proposal: Corporation and Foundation Grant Writing Writing an effective grant is all about connecting the dots: what is the funder seeking and how do I  demonstrate my organization’s link to their specific interests? Learn to write a compelling and competitive grant in this lively and fun introduction to nonprofit grant writing. 
Jan / 25 / 2018
Beyond Diversity to Inclusion How do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is about taking that next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
Feb / 13 / 2018
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Feb) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Feb / 27 / 2018
Customer Service: Getting It Right Every Time This innovative and highly participatory workshop offers organizations a suite of tools that support the success of their staff while simultaneously exceeding their client’s expectations. Using the main principles of improvisational and traditional theater—presentation, positivity, and “making offers”—you can build a robust customer service program that directly integrates into the core mission of your organization.

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