Leading for the Future

May 6-7, 2013
Application Deadline: May 3, 2013, 10 a.m.


Success in the nonprofit sector is often driven by the leadership of an organization. Developing strong leadership skills is essential for today’s nonprofit executives and board members. This advanced program will discuss key developments in the theory and practice of effective leadership including team building, social networking and crisis management. Highlighted by Kellogg School of Management faculty, participants will engage in dialogue and exercises throughout the experience.

This program will enable participants to apply key concepts to their own organizations including understanding how their social networks can enhance success; how to build team within their organizations as well as with their external constituencies; and how to manage crisis that occur whether large or small.

What will participants learn?

  • To understand the demands of leadership and how leadership skills can be developed and applied most effectively in nonprofit organizations
  • To identify the key social networks they have that will help them advance and fulfill the mission of their organizations
  • To understand the strategic complexities in managing various constituencies in a time of crisis
  • To build a successful team and improve the teams' decision-making and performance

Key benefits of this program:

  • How to encourage creativity and innovation among your constituents
  • Learn new theories of effective leadership from outstanding Kellogg School faculty
  • Gain a better understanding of who your key connections are and how to maximize them for the benefit of your nonprofit
  • Interact with other senior nonprofit leaders with similar challenges