Leadership and Personal Development

Building an Effective Team

June 27, 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Daniel Mushala, Daniel Mushala International, Inc.

Course Objective: Learn to recognize the behaviors that foster teamwork and begin to develop skills to build effective, efficient teams. Read more »

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

Entrepreneurial Strategic Thinking for Nonprofit Organizations

May 31, 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Elizabeth Scott, President and CEO, Brighter Strategies, LLC

Course Objective: Learn the key principles of strategic thinking and how to leverage your organizational culture for success

This training will discuss the principles of strategic thinking and the critical facets of organizational culture that must be in place to actualize strategic thinking.  Create a plan to construct the right culture and strategy to manage your organizational success. Read more »

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

How to Present Skillfully and Tactfully

May 18, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Faculty: Daniel Mushala, Daniel Mushala International, Inc.

Course Objective: Design presentations that inform and persuade and learn techniques to keep the audience engaged Read more »

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

Mastering YOUR Personal and Professional Performance

April 11, 2012 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Dr. Rudy Garrity, Founder, The American Learnership Forum

Course Objective: Create a plan for integrating your personal, organizational and societal goals into one vision.

This course will address how our private desire for self-fulfillment may be better understood.  Learn how you can contribute in organizations that focus on high performance, assist your communities and help your region evolve. Receive personal coaching to think, feel, learn, know, lead, share and achieve an integrated and more mindful way-of-life. Read more »

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

Insight into Leadership Styles

April 5, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Faculty: Maria Carrasquillo, Principle MJH Consulting,

Course Objective: Gain awareness of your leadership style and learn to identify, diagnose and resolve interpersonal behaviors that may be undermining your team or workgroup’s success

This course will focus on leadership styles as a tool to encourage dialogue, problem-solving, decision-making and action planning. Participants are encouraged to practice on their toughest real-life work challenges. Success is measured through a combination of self-assessment, exploratory discussions, and feedback from facilitator. Read more »

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

Leadership In-Depth Breakfast

February 23, 2012 - 8:30am - 10:30am

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to join the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman 2011 EXCEL Award winners for breakfast. This is your chance to hear from these local nonprofit leaders, ask candid questions and take home best practices.

Featuring our 2011 Award winners: Read more »

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

Social Media: What Your Nonprofits Need to Know

February 9, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Faculty: Becky Burr, Partner, WilmerHale, David Cavanaugh, Partner, WilmerHale, Regina Hopkins, Assistant Director, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program

Social media is becoming an important tool for nonprofits to communicate with their supports, increase awareness of their mission and to raise funds. Read more »

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Webinar

Project LEAP - Leaders Emerging through Ability and Potential

February 24, 2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Project LEAP is an opportunity for senior staff of area nonprofits to strengthen their leadership skills.  Participants engage in individual and group activities to examine and assess their leadership skills and how those skills impact their current organization.  Workshops include critical thinking and problem-solving activities including essential financial leadership skills.  Participants will work in learning circle cohorts to learn from one another, as well as hear from other experienced professionals.  Some in-class and out-of-class preparatory readings and journal Read more »

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

Good Project Management: Preparing the Project Scope Statement

February 3, 2012 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

Faculty: Julia Keleher, Owner, Keleher and Associates, LLA

Course Objective: Gain an understanding of how to draft a project scope description, acceptance criteria, deliverables, exclusions, constraints and assumptions Read more »

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

Connections: Leadership

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In this episode of Connections, local experts explore the importance of good executive leadership at nonprofits throughout our region, and how strong leadership contributes to the success of nonprofits working throughout the community.

Joining Connections host and Center for Nonprofit Advancement CEO Glen O’Gilvie are guests: Read more »

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