Guided by our expert faculty, you and your fellow nonprofit executives will be challenged to examine your personal values, and explore how to understand emotional intelligence and the role it plays in having difficult yet effective conversations.
You'll learn how to develop and align your organization with a people-focused strategy, how to inspire others to grow professionally, in challenging times and how to prepare the organization for the inevitability of transition in both full-time and volunteer leadership. Leave equipped to make an even more positive impact on the people you lead and serve your organization's ability to fulfill its mission.
This program is offered in a live virtual format. Our live virtual programs are built to deliver a rich experience that’s comparable to our in-person programs. You will have the opportunity to engage with our faculty and your peers in live discussions and lecture sessions. You will come away with the tools to navigate and succeed in the new business landscape.
Develop your personal leadership values and maximize your people resources
Seeking to Understand: The Leadership Essentials for Developing High-PerformersLeadership practices and access to knowledge greatly influence workplace performance and success. High performance is dependent on clarity and trust in the leader’s vision. It is the leader’s job to foster trust, manage expectations, make the mission meaningful and invite the employees in to the conversation. Empowered performers increase ownership, in turn, enhancing performance.
Influence without Authority
Engaged: The Art & Science of Sustaining Motivation
Elise Madrick Townsend - Academic Director; Senior Program Administrator
Gina Fong - Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing; Principal of Fong Insight
Loran Nordgren - Professor of Management & Organizations
Nicholas A. Pearce - Clinical Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management
Brooke Vuckovic - Clinical Professor of Leadership
This program is delivered in a live virtual format via the Zoom platform. Please visit our live virtual programs page for more information.
In-Person Nonprofit Management Programs are held at Northwestern University's Chicago Campus.
340 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago Campus Parking Map - Please Note: the Huron Superior Parking A lot and the Erie Ontario Parking C & D lots are available to the public and should be used when attending programs at Wieboldt Hall.
The deadline for registration is 10:00 am one business day prior to the program start date.
Up to 50% scholarships are available for all of our nonprofit executive education programs for those working in nonprofit organizations. All applications are initially submitted at the full list price. Each is reviewed by our registrar and any scholarships granted will be reflected in the amount applied to your invoice or charged to your credit card.
Hospitality during the Program
We strive to provide healthy meal choices for our participants for breakfast, lunch and breaks. We typically provide a range of choices, including some vegetarian-friendly and gluten-avoidant selections. We cannot meet all dietary preferences, but we will do our best to accommodate health restrictions, religious restrictions and food allergies.
Participants are responsible for booking their hotel accommodations during their stay in Chicago.
Participants must notify the Program Manager five business days in advance of the program start date if they are unable to attend. Otherwise, participants will be charged 20% of the stated program fees.
When canceling a program registration, participants may choose to rollover their payment to a future program or receive a refund. Participants are allowed three rollovers, after the third rollover, participants forfeit the money paid to the Center for Nonprofit Management.
*Refund or rollover must be requested at the time of the program cancellation. Once a program payment has been rolled over, a monetary refund is no longer an option. The participant must continue with the rollover process.
THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE CFRE TO AWARD CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Full participation in this Kellogg Nonprofit Executive Education program entitles you to 14 points in Category 1.B—Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
Note: Participants who wish to apply for continuing education points on their CFRE application for initial certification and/or recertification will be able to access a tracking form on the course site, once they register for the program.
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