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Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program

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Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program

Deepen your impact and develop your nonprofit career! Are you a new executive director, manager, or emerging professional looking to enhance your resume and gain both the skill set and resources needed to effectively manage an organization? The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is your answer!

 “This class fills a niche void and was exactly what I hoped existed for nonprofit leaders. The information and professional development were top notch.”

Working in the nonprofit sector can be challenging. Complicated financials, reliance on fundraising, managing a board ... these are just a few of the core competencies needed to survive and thrive. It is essential to understand the nonprofit business model to do your job effectively. This course is your opportunity to learn from industry experts, explore your leadership style, and develop your management skills. Participants will leave with practical tools and deep connections.
“The Certificate program was a valuable, richly dense, and informative course and an excellent primer for me in my first venture as an executive director.”

Course Components
  • Leadership: The 5 practices of exemplary leadership, personal 360 leadership perspectives inventory, social styles, team building, and effective meetings.
  • Financial Leadership: Core components of nonprofit financials, reading a financial statement, nonprofit funding types, overhead myth and dual bottom line, sustainability.
  • Strategic Planning & Thinking: Mission/vision/impact, operational planning, fundamental steps to strategic planning, and measuring and making your vision a reality.
  • Fund Development: Stages of fundraising, fundraising strategies, how to create a fund development plan, creating a case of support, and role playing.
  • Governance: 10 Basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board and how to work with one.
  • Special Topics: Have included, but are not limited to; Social Media & Marketing, Partnership Development, Social Sector Policy & Advocacy, and more! 
CSM, Bldg. TBD, Rm. TBD . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$875-Earlybird Pricing Until -12/31/18
                                                                         $975 Regular Pricing After-12/31/18

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Class Details

13 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

College of San Mateo (CSM)

Jennifer Simmons 



Please read:  CSM Bldg. 5 Rm 352



Registration Closes On
Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/21/2019 - 5/16/2019 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM San Mateo, College of San Mateo (CSM)  Map Jennifer Simmons 

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