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Program Format

Each participant will be required to submit a capstone research paper and make an executive summary presentation focused on identifying, researching, and formulating an action plan to address a current issue or opportunity facing his/her nonprofit organization. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a Nonprofit Leadership Certificate.

The program will consist of eleven three-hour sessions. The sessions will be held once a month during the academic year, 3:00pm to 6:30pm. The next cohort will begin in the Fall 2019: 9/23/19; 10/7/19; 11/4/19; 12/2/19; 1/6/20 (snow date 1/13/20); 2/3/20 (snow date 2/10/20); 3/2/20 (snow date 3/9/20); 4/6/20; 5/4/20; 6/1/20; 6/15/20. 

The themes and topics for each session include:

 

 

  •         Welcome and Introduction Presentations
  •         Program Overview / Guidelines
  •         Cohort 1 Panel - Q&A
  •         Self Assessments/Organizational Assessment
  • Introduction Presentations (Part 2)
  • Personal Leadership Challenge Overview
  • Organizational Challenge / Capstone Project Overview
  • Peer Group Introductions
  • Personal Leadership Style assessment
  • Case studies
  • Effective Supervision & Personnel Management
  • Resilient Leadership
  • Balancing Self, Family, and Work
  • Keys to Personal Sustainability
  • Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Organizational Culture
  • Effective Decision-Making
  • Avoiding the “Fraud Mindset”
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Form 990 Overview
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Social Enterprise Models
  • Effective Fundraising
  • Building Organizational Assets
  • Models of Board Governance
  • Excellence in Governance
  • Diversity & Inclusion on the Board
  • Reputational Risk Management
  • Branding Tips
  • Managing a Crisis
  • Capstone Paper Presentations
  • Certificate Ceremony
  • Invite Employer