Better Nonprofit Management Training Series

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Join the thousands of people who have participated in our training series.

We draw a diverse, dynamic mix of nonprofit participants of all levels to our workshops on managing mission-based organizations. Executive directors, managers, staff, board members, and volunteers have attended our interactive sessions led by recognized experts in their field. Learn more in our FAQ .

Mar / 14 / 2023
Nonprofit Decision-Making Framework for Complex Challenges How can the leaders of nonprofit organizations develop and implement a decision-making framework that meets the challenges of today’s community service environment? What is the balance among providing sound information, supporting constructive consideration of options, and arriving at a consensus-based best outcome?
Mar / 21 / 2023
Organizational Agility: Enhance Your Nonprofit Strategic Planning Process In 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.
Mar / 28 / 2023
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Creating Inclusive Environments Many nonprofits are exploring ways to create more LGBTQ+ inclusive environments and foster greater gender equity in the workplace. Grounded in story-telling and interactive activities, this workshop will explore gender bias, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and the relationship these have to organizational policies and practices. We will pay special attention to the impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ communities and other topics relevant to your organizations. 
Apr / 4 / 2023
Effective Supervision Part II: A Deeper Dive into Decision Making, Communication and Performance Management (In-person) Successful supervisors start with curiosity and awareness of their own supervisory and communication style, as well as their particular cultural lens. By expanding their view and skillfully shifting these default approaches, they can more fully develop staff and maximize performance. This highly participatory and reflective training takes a deeper look at concepts discussed in TSNE MissionWorks’ Effective Supervision workshop.
Apr / 6 / 2023
Asking Without Anxiety: Gain Confidence Asking Your Donors for a Gift 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.
Apr / 19 / 2023
Leading Remote Teams: How to Build Real Connection in a Virtual World Are you looking to inspire and motivate your team across virtual space? Through this 120-minute “no-lectures” interactive workshop, participants will learn how to remove psychological barriers to effective communication, how to create real cross-departmental connections in a virtual space, and how the Clear Calling meeting facilitation technique will alleviate meeting stress and confusion and increase positive team interactions.
Feb / 9 / 2023
Building Supervisor-Staff Relationships Through Communication (February) (This workshop is full.) 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.
Mar / 7 / 2023
Performance Management (March) (This workshop is full.) 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.
May / 2 / 2023
Adaptive Supervision (May) Learn how to identify what individual staff need around various aspects of their jobs and their particular challenges, and understand the importance of adapting your supervisory approach and communication style in support of staff success, and how to put that into practice.
May / 17 / 2023
Building Supervisor-Staff Relationships Through Communication (May) 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.