Upcoming Training and Events

Oct / 21 / 2021
Introduction to Fundamentals of Board Effectiveness This workshop is focused on helping nonprofit leaders, board leaders, and board members understand the foundations of board effectiveness. Participants will learn about standards and best practices in nonprofit boards, and will walk away with an action plan that draws from specific theories, models, and tools that they will learn to use over the course of the session.
Oct / 28 / 2021
Asking Without Anxiety: Gain Confidence Asking Your Donors for a Gift (on Zoom or In-Person) The pandemic has changed how we communicate — but most of your donors still want to support your important work. In this interactive online workshop, you will learn how to confidently reach out to your donors using Zoom, other online video tools, or in-person.
Nov / 10 / 2021
Creating a High Performance Board 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.  
Nov / 18 / 2021
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Creating Inclusive Environments Grounded in story-telling and interactive activities, this workshop will explore gender bias, gender identity, and sexual orientation, plus the relationship these have to organizational policies and practices.
Nov / 23 / 2021
Building Supervisor-Staff Relationships Through Communication (November) Through this 120-minute interactive session on effective supervisory communication, participants will understand the importance of soliciting feedback and learn approaches to building this into their supervisory practice.
Dec / 9 / 2021
Adaptive Supervision (December) Skilled, intentional, and strategic supervision is integral to organizational success and employee satisfaction. Effective supervisors, whether new to the role or coming with a wealth of experience, tap into self-awareness, are adaptive, and leverage a range of interpersonal skills. Using these practices, a supervisor creates a culture of mutual respect — one in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks, and overall performance.
Dec / 14 / 2021
Performance Management (December) Be an effective supervisor: explore the ways that adaptive communication and feedback contribute to supporting, developing, and managing successful employees; understand the dynamic continuum of employee performance; and learn and practice a model of performance management that focuses on adaptive communication and feedback strategies.