Previously Named: Courageous Leadership: Becoming a Transformational Leader
For experienced nonprofit leaders and executives responsible for leading change initiatives, large or small, in their nonprofit organizations, this program focuses on developing the skills essential in preparing for and leading change.
In this program, you will explore processes necessary to prepare your organization for change, learn frameworks from which to lead the change and understand tools needed to create an organizational culture that embraces change. Additionally, you will learn how to communicate the needed change to your key stakeholders. You will leave equipped and empowered to deliver maximum leadership value to your organization through organizational transformation.
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.
Create a vision for your organization’s future
Preparing for Change
Creating & Harnessing “Moments” for Change
Leading Organizational Change: Transforming Org Culture
Preparing for Change
Communicating for Change: The Science of Whole-Brain Persuasion
Coalition Building for Change
Elise Madrick Townsend - Academic Director; Associate Director, Nonprofit Executive Programs
Bernie Banks - Associate Dean for Leadership Development; Clinical Professor of Management
Shana Carroll - Clinical Associate Professor of Management Communications; Associate Chair of the Management & Organizations Department; Co-Director of the Leadership Development and Communications Program (LDEV)
Steven Franconeri - Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Director, Northwestern Cognitive Science Program; Professor of Leadership, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)
Sally Blount - Michael L. Nemmers Professor of Strategy
Caleb Gardner - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, 18 Coffees
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.
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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