Leadership and Personal Development

Nonprofit Leaders Network and Learn at Capacity Conference in Arlington

On April 21 in Arlington, Virginia, the Center for Nonprofit Advancement co-presented the second annual Nonprofit Capacity Conference. More than 200 nonprofit leaders from around the region came together for educational sessions and networking opportunities. Read more »

Create and Maintain Successful Boundaries

May 16, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Mark Sachs, Principal, Mark Sachs & Associates                                                                   Course Objective: Learn how effective boundary setting can increase productivity, teamwork and the bottom Read more »

Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Nutrition

May 22, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Want to know more about Nutrition?

A nutritionist can help you modify your current diet so you can better manage your medical condition. Discover Kaiser online services and classes available to members to help with cholestrol, pre-diabetes and weight control. Kaiser members come and learn how to create a healthier you! Read more »

Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Stress Management 101

May 15, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Here’s a useful program that helps participants identify the stressors in their lives and understand their impact. Focus is placed on the use of positive coping mechanisms to reduce the negative effects of stress. Attendees have an opportunity to practice relaxation exercises.

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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Food in the Fast Lane

April 17, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

With the hectic pace of life and the abundance of fast foods available, it’s easy to get into the habit of eating too much overprocessed food. But, with a bit of planning and awareness, you can create fast foods that are good for you and that taste great.

Program highlights:

  • Learn how to make better choices when eating out
  • Discover strategies for healthy office eating
  • Learn how to help children develop healthy eating habits
  • Develop a personal action plan

Special Cost: Free and exclusively for Center members Read more »

Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Eight-Part business law course: Understanding the Fundamentals of Nonprofit Organizations

April 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

As a nonprofit executive, you have a lot on your plate. Raising funds, managing the organization’s programs, supervising staff, and developing a strategic vision for the organization are just a few of your duties. At the same time you need to familiarize yourself with many areas of the law including: IRS regulations, local and federal employment law, contract law, risk management and intellectual property law. This eight part course can help.

As part of the course, you will receive an overview of the laws as they apply to nonprofit organizations, including: Read more »

Location: 
Arnold & Porter, 555 12th Street, NW

Leaders Connect in Northern Virginia

On March 5 in Reston, 40 nonprofit leaders, representing organizations from Virginia, DC, Maryland, and even Boston, met and mingled at the Center’s Northern Virginia Nonprofit Mixer. Hosted by the Center with partner Cornerstones, the event gave attendees the chance to share information and gain insight from their peers in the sector.

Flordelisa Perez Dolan, with Center Member AARP, called the Mixer “a jam-packed event” that was “full of energy, networking and knowledge sharing.”
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Onboarding for New Managers

April 15, 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Charles J. Evans MPA/CPC, President, BlackStar LLC
Course Objective: Understanding key issues and promising practices for new managers around effective one-on-one meetings, goal setting, and performance reviews
 

New managers often discover that managing people can be very different from managing a project. Learn how to avoid potentially damaging trial and error methods when it comes to leading staff. This course addresses common challenges and prepares new managers to onboard for high performance.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

How to Present with Confidence, Command & Charisma

April 1, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Faculty:  Daniel MushalaDaniel Mushala International, Inc.
Course Objective: Design presentations that inform and persuade. Learn techniques to keep the audience engaged
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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