A leader’s focus on enhancing team engagement and amplifying team performance is critical. This comprehensive program is designed to help you become a more effective leader capable of building and leading high-performing teams. You'll gain valuable insight into team dynamics and leadership skills, learning how to optimize team member performance by leveraging their knowledge, skills, and strengths. With guidance from our expert Kellogg faculty, you'll be able to boost team management skills like giving and receiving feedback, negotiations and running effective meetings.
Our program content goes beyond the basics, covering topics like team design, diversity, and the art of complementing each other's gifts to achieve peak team performance. You'll learn how to foster a culture of feedback, where team members can share ideas to improve team effectiveness. We'll help you identify the unique forces that contribute to employee success and failure, equipping you with core coaching skills for preparing others for leadership. You'll also learn communication strategies to optimize relationships and discover the benefits of job-crafting to create more engaging work environments.
Leading High Performance Teams
Leading a Diverse Team: Team Design & Launch
Developing a Culture of Feedback
Negotiations for Teams
Running Effective Meetings
Developing a Language for Performance
Elise Madrick - Associate Director, Nonprofit Executive Programs
Ivuoma Onyeador - Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations
Maryam Kouchaki - Professor of Management & Organizations
Andrew W. Sykes - Adjunct Lecturer of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Nour Kteily - Professor of Management & Operations
In-person Nonprofit Management Programs are held at Northwestern University's Chicago Campus.
339 E Chicago Ave.
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.
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 two rollovers, after the second 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.
Please email or call us if you would like additional information about Nonprofit Programs