This course develops leadership skills that are critical for Executive Directors at small/mid-sized organizations, Program Managers at large organizations, and those beginning nonprofit careers. Participants will examine the role of leadership and approaches to assessing and improving organizational culture, mission/vision, strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, change management, and stakeholder engagement.
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Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:
Identify the qualities and characteristics of an effective 'leader'.
Describe an organization's culture, and develop strategies for a leader to influence that culture.
Develop a vision/mission statement for a nonprofit organization.
Outline a strategic planning process and the key elements of strategy for a nonprofit organization.
Develop a strategy-driven performance measurement framework for a nonprofit organization.
Outline an approach to lead a healthy change process.
Prepare a strategy to build an engaged and productive internal team including Board members, staff, volunteers, and founders.
Prepare a strategy to create strong relationships with clients, donors, funders, partners, and other external stakeholders.
Evaluate your performance as a leader and develop a personal plan for success.
Effective as of Winter 2006
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