Leadership and Personal Development

2016 National Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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National Leadership Conference

Date: 
April 20, 2016 - 9:00am - April 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Sheraton Tysons Hotel • McLean, Virginia

 

 

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Executive Preparation Institute-Senior Management Cohort

September 11, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm



Build a better nonprofit by making yourself a more effective leader. The Senior Management Cohort is a six-part course that focuses on leadership development. Designed for nonprofit professionals at the management and senior level, this Cohort welcomes individuals looking to enhance their leadership skills and take the next step into an executive role.

Participants will have a chance to listen to industry experts about all possible facets of nonprofit leadership. The program will be comprised of panel and group discussions, seminars, and guest speakers to ensure maximum learning. The class will convene one Friday per month for six months.

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Executive Preparation Institute-Senior Management Cohort

 

 

Build a better nonprofit by making yourself a more effective leader. The Senior Management Cohort is a six-part course that focuses on leadership development. Designed for nonprofit professionals at the management and senior level, this Cohort welcomes individuals looking to enhance their leadership skills and take the next step into an executive role.

Participants will have a chance to listen to industry experts about all possible facets of nonprofit leadership. The program will be comprised of panel and group discussions, seminars, and guest speakers to ensure maximum learning. The class will convene one Friday per month for six months.

 

Senior Management Cohort participants will:

  • Learn from area nonprofit, government, and corporate experts around topics including nonprofit finances, budgeting and fundraising, board governance, leadership tips and tools, evaluations, and how to tell your story.
     
  • Gain insights into your own and others' leadership styles through DISC Assessment.
     
  • Have access to other professional development courses through the Center's education program that will maximize your learning. 
     
  • Be a member of a cohort of like-minded professionals in a safe place for robust discussions.

Managing Time from the Inside Out

September 15, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Valerie Graff, Valerie Graff Associates

Course Objective: Attend this workshop to learn time-tested time management techniques and gain a deeper understanding of how to best work with your strengths and resistances.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Networking 101

August 18, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Kimberly Hall, Chief Strategy Officer, Elevate Consulting

Course Objective: Learn tips and tools to help make networking not so scary.

I don’t know how to network! Or so you say! Maybe you are thinking, "I am a terrible networker!”  No one can afford that attitude. Networking is an essential part of creating value for your constituents…and yourself. Learn 5 easy tips to make networking doable, fun & invaluable.  It might become your new best friend! 
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

How to Present with Confidence, Command and Charisma

July 28, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Daniel Mushala, Daniel 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

How to Deal with Challenging and Difficult People

March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Daniel Mushala, Daniel Mushala International, Inc.

Course Objective: Learn how to react tactfully with people in your office to create an efficient workplace.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Stepping Up: A Board’s Challenge in Leadership Transition

Check out this article by Tim Wolfred from the Winter 2002 Nonprofit Quarterly about successful executive transition for nonprofits:

Stepping Up: A Board’s Challenge in Leadership Transition
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Effective Communication and Project Management: What Is Organizational Communication?

by Julia Keleher, Keleher and Associates

On Thursday November 13th, Julia Keleher will be leading a course at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington D.C. Come learn how project management practices can improve internal communication within your nonprofit organization.

So what is organizational communication?
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