Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp

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Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp

Advance your career in the nonprofit sector!
The intensive Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp is a 3 day, not-for-credit certificate course designed for new executives, managers and emerging professionals from the nonprofit sector.  Our goal is to develop leaders who can sustain themselves and their organizations while also improving their leadership capabilities and people management skill set. Participants will develop a robust toolkit of strategic and tactical skills to easily apply to the day-to-day in their jobs.
"This class fills a niche void and was exactly what I hoped existed out there for nonprofit leaders.  The information and professional development were top notch."  (Spring 2017 program graduate)

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August 24-26, 2017, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM (1 hour for lunch)
CSM, Building 5, Room 352

Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Boot Camp: Course Breakdown





Understanding the Nonprofit Industry

  • Introductions

  • What does it really mean to be a nonprofit?

  • Industry challenges

  • Skills needed to run a nonprofit


Personal Leadership

  • The 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership

  • Personal 360 Leadership Perspectives Inventory

  • Social styles

  • Team building

  • Effective meetings


  • 10 basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board

  • Working with boards



Strategic Planning and Thinking

  • Mission, vision, impact, operational planning

  • Fundamental steps to strategic planning

  • Measuring impact & making your vision a reality

Financial Leadership

  • Core components of nonprofit financials

  • How to read a nonprofit financial statement

  • Nonprofit funding types

  • Overhead myth & dual bottom line

  • Is my nonprofit financially sustainable?



Fund Development

  • Stages of fundraising

  • Fundraising strategies

  • How to create a fund development plan

  • Creating a case of support

  • Role playing

CEN Experienced Instructors: Jennifer Simmons, Executive Director & Donna Wies, Senior Consultant

Guest Speakers Have Included: Edward W. (Ned) Barnholt, former Chairman, President, & CEO - Agilent Technologies, Annette Eros, CEO - Ronald McDonald House at Sanford, Ira Holtzman , CFO - The Health Trust, and Amari Romero-Thomas, CEO & Principle Consultant - Mosaic Training Consulting

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Thu, Fri, Sat

College of San Mateo (CSM)

Jennifer Simmons 



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Registration Closes On
Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/24/2017 - 8/26/2017 Weekly - Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM San Mateo, College of San Mateo (CSM)  Map Jennifer Simmons 

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