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Innovation Boot Camp: Tools of Design-Thinking
Thursday, February 20, 2020
For nonprofit professionals who are leading strategic and creative initiatives, the Innovation Boot Camp is an all-day workshop that walks participants through a comprehensive design-thinking process. This will be a hands-on, rigorous, fast moving experience especially designed for the nonprofit sector.
Planning and Executing Organizational Change Efforts
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
In today’s fast-paced, ever changing landscape, it is more important than ever that nonprofits have the skills and tools necessary to identify, plan, and execute change in a way that catalyzes, rather than disrupts, organizational performance. This experiential workshop will walk participants through several models for understanding, planning, and implementing organizational change. The day will also provide participants with an understanding of key considerations related to change management such as inclusion and participation, communication, and how to align your change effort with your organization’s values.
Strategic Magic: Seeing Through Blind Spots
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Have you ever written your organization’s strategy without fully understanding your competition or your funder’s strategy? Strategies are often filled with biases and contain dangerous blind spots. These blind spots can derail what would otherwise be a rich and robust plan.
Creating a High-Performing Board
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Nonprofit boards play a key role helping organizations achieve impact. While many boards have operationalized the foundational practices that help them work together, there is a strong body of research around what takes boards to the next stage of being highly effective and impactful. This workshop will focus on evidence-based strategies and practices that can serve as the catalyst for improving the performance of your already-functional board. Participants will walk away with hands-on experience with essential tools and models, as well as an action plan to guide next steps for their own board development.