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Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) Fall 2019

Leadership is Worth the Investment
In modern nonprofits, organizational mission and performance are inextricably linked. Today's nonprofit leaders cannot afford to expend resources based on good intentions and wishful thinking. The social sector needs to focus on meaningful and measurable change.

Nonprofit leaders and executives are critical to both maximize and sustain an organization's impact. It is necessary for them to possess the skills and core competencies to inspire and support the people in their organization around this purpose.

The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) is a focused, immersive program with over 45 hours of teaching and coaching from expert Faculty and nonprofit professionals. ELP has two main goals:

Develop strong personal leadership and problem solving skills
Apply these skills to the major nonprofit responsibilities and functions

The program is designed to guide participants through a logical and expert learning path. At the end of each day we share implementable tools and practical skills to apply immediately. Participants develop executive skills and a much deeper understanding of their executive responsibilities.

August 27 - Know Your Sector; Leadership Challenges, Trends & Values; Effective Communication and Influencing Skills

August 28 - Diversity & Inclusion; Board Governance

September 11 - Strategy; Assessment & Planning

September 12 - Strategic Problem Solving; Peer Coaching

September 26 - Organizational Financial Health; Program Development & Evaluation

September 27 - Organizational culture as a brand; Fundraising & Building Relationships