Better Nonprofit Management Training Series

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Join the more than 3,000 professionals who have participated in our training series.

We draw a diverse, dynamic mix of participants from nonprofits and institutions all over the country to our workshops on the issues that matter to managing mission-based organizations. Executive directors, managers, staff, board members and volunteers have attended these in-person, interactive sessions led by recognized experts in their field. Visit the FAQ page.

Dec / 17 / 2019
Effective Supervision (Dec) (This workshop is full.) 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.
Jan / 9 / 2020
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 day.
Jan / 22 / 2020
Grant Approved: How to Build Fundraising Relationships With Corporations and Foundations All 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, half day training is an excellent introduction to corporation and foundation relations and grant writing. Additionally, participants will learn about:
Jan / 28 / 2020
Take the Anxiety Out of the Ask Join TSNE's highly-rated trainers Jenn Hayslett and Anne Peyton, CPF CFRE for an interactive and engaging day of practice in “listening the gift” and the “art of the ask.” You will learn best practices and develop the skills involved in donor-centered fundraising conversations.
Feb / 4 / 2020
Participatory Facilitation: A Healthy Approach to Reaching Your Goals The Co-Directors of the Center to Support Immigrant Organizing will share their framework of participatory facilitation and how this work can create settings and conversations that cultivate leadership among people impacted by social injustice.
Feb / 5 / 2020
Effective Supervision (Feb) (This workshop is full.) 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.
Feb / 10 / 2020
Creating a High-Performing Board 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.
Feb / 20 / 2020
Innovation Boot Camp: Tools of Design-Thinking (Feb) 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.
Feb / 26 / 2020
Planning and Executing Organizational Change Efforts 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.
Apr / 7 / 2020
Effective Supervision (Apr) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness at your nonprofit. Through this highly participatory training designed for supervisors with all levels of experience, learn how provide strong supervision that builds a culture of mutual respect.

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