Center for Nonprofit Management Programs

Executive Nonprofit Management and Leadership Programs

Like their private sector counterparts, nonprofit organization executives face unprecedented challenges in this highly competitive, complex and interconnected world. Kellogg offers a full suite of executive education programs that address these challenges from a distinctly nonprofit management and leadership oriented point of view.

Led by top Kellogg faculty and infused with practical insights from leading practitioners, these nonprofit management and leadership programs address wide-ranging issues from finance, marketing, fund raising and talent management to leading innovation and instilling a strategic, cross-disciplinary mindset organization wide.

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Collective Impact: Strategies and Solutions for Community Change

For leaders of collective impact initiatives, where cross-sector collaboration is key to community change, this practical program addresses the skills required for success from strategy, community engagement and facilitation to evaluation and data-driven decision making.

Developing High Performing People

Explore how strong leaders attract, develop and retain high-performing people committed to their organizations' missions. Learn how to motivate and energize them to achieve greater individual and collective success.

Effective School Leadership

This innovative, newly designed program is designed to help school leaders develop the skills they need to address challenges from internal and external stakeholders, while strengthening their own educational leadership skills.

Essentials of Fundraising & Marketing

For every leader facing the critical challenges of fundraising and marketing for nonprofits, this program delivers the knowledge, insight and tools necessary to effectively evaluate your efforts and assert the leadership required for success.

Faith & Leadership Week

This cutting-edge, non-denominational program offers faith leaders the rare opportunity to learn — and practice — the leadership and management skills they need to address the myriad of challenges facing the faith-based organizations they serve today.

Fundraising for School Leaders

For principals, development officers and other education-based leaders charged with school fundraising, this practical program offers concrete solutions for communicating compelling messages, moving volunteers and donors to action and ultimately optimizing the learning experience for your students.

Innovation in Nonprofit Organizations

This program explores the concepts of innovation, the design process and prototyping, and their direct applications to nonprofit organizations. You’ll also learn the essential leadership skills for environments in which experimentation, risks and failure are critical components.

Leadership and Management in Core Facilities

This hands-on exploration of the unique challenges of leading a university core facility or research hospital will enhance your business and management skills and give you practical experience in applying them to a project specific to your organization.

Leading for the Future

Strong leaders are critical to success in the nonprofit sector, and Kellogg has developed this advanced program focused specifically on the capabilities, skills and insights you need to excel in nonprofit leadership and management today.

Major Gift Solicitation Strategies

This highly interactive learning experience explores the essentials of designing and leading a successful major gift fundraising strategy and how to apply the science of persuasion and the art of storytelling as part of your major gift solicitation efforts.

Nonprofit Finance

Deepen your knowledge of nonprofit finance and broaden your understanding of your organization's financial picture. Improve your ability to analyze financial statements, spot trends, identify cost containment opportunities and foresee the implications of your financial management decisions.

Nonprofit Finance II

This program will help senior nonprofit executives gain a deeper understanding of the intersection of financial management and organizational mission. Participants will have an opportunity to better understand how long-term financial plans are developed and evaluated. This program will also look at the nonprofit’s capital structure, capital budgeting practices, and the investment of organizational assets.

Strategic Leadership

This program focuses on new ways to think strategically about nonprofit management, leadership issues and challenges, how to maximize your own performance and engage and inspire others by communicating a sense of purpose, values and vision.

Successful Fundraising Strategies

The current fundraising environment in the nonprofit sector is more challenging than ever before. Nonprofit leaders need new strategies for attracting more donors, engaging them more fully and at higher levels and leveraging data for greater results. This program delivers it all.

Winning Strategies

Assess your organization’s competitive positioning in the nonprofit sector and learn how to create and sustain a competitive advantage in this program. You'll focus on three key components of nonprofit organizational success: strategy, competitive analysis and leadership communication.

Kellogg School of Management

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