Creating a High-Performing 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.
Effective Supervision(In-person workshop) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness at 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. This highly participatory training is designed for supervisors with all levels of experience.
Dec / 15 / 2022
Grant Approved: How to Build Fundraising Relationships with Corporations and FoundationsAll fundraising stems from solid relationships. In this fun and lively workshop you will learn how to research, identify, and engage private corporate and foundation “friends,” and get tips and tricks for writing a compelling and competitive grant. This hands-on training is an excellent introduction to corporation and foundation relations and grant writing.
Jan / 24 / 2023
Performance Management (January)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.
Jan / 26 / 2023 to Mar / 16 / 2023
Supervisor Learning Cohort Effective supervision is integral to organizational success and employee satisfaction, yet many supervisors feel woefully under-prepared. Join a group of your peers to create a collaborative learning community.
Jan / 26 / 2023
Adaptive Supervision (January)(This session is full.) 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.
Feb / 2 / 2023
Budget ManagementHaving a budget is a crucial piece of achieving your goals. Learn the fundamentals of creating and managing budgets for your organization with Maureen Miller.
Performance Management (March)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.
Mar / 21 / 2023
The Role of Organizational Agility in NonprofitsIn today’s world, continuous change is the rule rather than the exception. Leaders need to understand the driving forces of change (e.g. politics/elections, economy, social impact funding, workforce/virtual work environment). This training will provide a framework for how nonprofits can incorporate organizational agility into their strategic management philosophy.