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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives... (continued)

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How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)

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Financial Roles for Non-Financial Staff

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.

Taggedgovernancefinancial managementaccountingsupervision / personnel managementgovernance financial management accounting supervision / personnel managementpersonnel

Grantwriter's FastTrack Essentials

Facilitated by veteran grantwriter Dalya Massachi, Grantwriter’s FastTrack Essentials is a unique, hands-on opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We’ll cover a wide range of topics concerning the strategy and craft of grantwriting to foundations, corporations, and other grantors.

Grantwriter’s FastTrack... (continued)


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Ellen Donohue

Ellen’s 30 plus years of experience in the non-profit community offers you a unique opportunity to have one of the most experienced fundraisers and trainers in the business work for you.
Ellen is a leader in the development, training and implementation of capital and major gift campaigns, board development and retention, strategic planning and the infrastructure... (continued)

The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

TaggedleadershipCEOchangestrategyboardorganizationworkforcecoachingmanagementchief executive officer

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:

  1. it often is tedious and time-consuming;
  2. the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
  3. the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
  4. it... (continued)

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10 Ways to be an Awesome Board Member

This 7 minute video http://youtu.be/A0ZnwC_uEi8 tells you everything you need to know about being a great Board member. Shared in the spirit of building a strong sector.

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The ABCs of Building Better Boards

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's as easy as ABC to create a well-functioning board of directors! Well, maybe not exactly easy, but this fast-paced webinar will share practical ways to Aquire, Build, and Celebrate to recruit, manage and reward the best board members. Starting with recruitment, we'll look at important tools that will help you... (continued)

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The Hour Series Training Modules: #1-14

Includes all 14 of the Hour Series training modules: board development, community problem solving, ED performance review, financial management, management excellence, marketing, nonprofit start-up, outcomes measurements, personnel management, program evaluation, resource development, risk management,... (continued)


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Volunteer Development Training Module

Includes everything needed to train board and staff on the recruitment, training, recognition and dismissal of all types of volunteers in a nonprofit. Included are: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, relevant Hour Series guides, sample handouts.


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Risk Management Training Module

This updated version includes cyber security and other risk management issues. Ideal for training boards and staff on critical issues, the module includes: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, sample handouts and the relevant Hour Series guide.


Taggedrisk managementCyber Securitydisaster planninginsuranceabuse prevention

Personnel Management Training Module

Legal and effective policies and procedures for human resources management are essential for any nonprofit. Ideal for board, staff and consultants of small to mid-sized nonprofits, this training module includes Power Point, instructor notes, agenda, sample handouts, and relevant Hour Series guides.


Taggedhuman resources managementpersonnel managementstaff

Outcomes Measurements Training Module

Donors want results, not statistics. This training module will help staff, board members and consultants understand how to develop and implement an outcomes measurements strategies for all programs. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, handouts, sample agenda, and relevant Hour Series Guides.


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Financial Management Training Module

Especially helpful for small nonprofits wanting to make sure their financial management policies and procedures meet basic standards of accountability, the training module is helpful for staff, board and consultants. It includes: a Power Point, instructor notes, an Hour Series guide, and sample handouts.


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Executive Director Performance Review Training Module

The module is helpful for boards or consultants looking for guidance on developing a proven performance review strategy for nonprofit executive directors. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, sample agenda, handouts and relevant Hour Series guides.


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Board Development Training Module

Ideal for consultants or anyone interested in providing training for governing boards of nonprofits, the module includes a Power Point, sample agendas, handouts, instructors notes and the relevant Hour Series guides. The training module has been field tested with many different sizes and types of nonprofits.


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The One-Hour Meeting

Long, boring, and unproductive meetings can be destructive. This guide provides simple suggestions on how to increase the productivity of meetings while decreasing their length.


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The Four-Hour Volunteer Development Process

Nonprofits depend on volunteers: board members, committee members, and program volunteers. Yet few nonprofits have formalized policies and procedures for the recruitment, training, recognition and dismissal of all types of volunteers. This guide provides examples.


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The Two-Hour Board Training

The critical nature of their legal governance responsibilities, and their relationship with the executive director, requires that board members be trained. This guide provides step by step directions for a variety of board development strategies. The updated version includes an expanded section of various governance structures.


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The Two-Hour Financial Management Assessment

The guide provides detailed checklists and sample policies and procedures for developing comprehensive financial controls, including board oversight.


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The One-Hour Organizational Assessment

Also included in "The Six-Hour Strategic Plan" guide, this assessment provides a comprehensive evaluation of all aspects of a nonprofit for board members and staff.


The One-Hour ED Report to the Board

Knowing what to include in a report to the board of directors is an important skill for an executive director. This guide includes a sample report and the rationales for what to include.


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The Two-Hour ED Performance Review Plan

The development of an executive director performance review plan based on core competencies is critical for both the ED and the board. The guide includes sample forms and step by step proven procedures.


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Parliamentary Procedures

A one-page, simplified parliamentary procedures for use at board and committee meetings

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Financial Internal Audit

One-page internal audit for use by board members to verify financial controls are being used

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