WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

All workshops and seminars can be modified to meet specific needs. All can be designed to be ½ day or full day classes or a multi-day package.  Additional courses can be developed as desired.

 

Ask about remote/online options to meet your needs during these unusual times

 

Management

NON-PROFIT ADMINISTRATION
Do you or your staff need an overview of managing a non-profit organization? This course will provide an overview of the structure, staffing, responsibilities, and functions of managing your organization. In addition to staff, it may be of interest to members of your Board, contractors and volunteers. Targeted at small or new organizations that need the basics.

GRANT WRITING AND FUND RAISING
Asking for and bringing in those extra funds can be a phobia for many people. You don’t have to apologize for asking for support of your organization. We will discuss a variety of techniques to bring in additional funds for your organization including contributions, memberships, grants, sponsorships, in-kind and joint requests. Ideal for staff, boards and volunteers.

OVERCOMING YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING PHOBIA
Does the thought of speaking to a group leave you speechless? Gain the confidence and learn techniques you need to speak in front of a group, how to prepare, visual aids and techniques to take you to the next level as a presenter. Speak with confidence. This workshop is for beginners or those wishing to refine their public speaking skills.

 

Boards of Directors

BASIC BOARDS
The Board is one of the most critical parts of an organization. Topics include: identifying the needs of the organization, types of people needed or desired for your board, how and where to find potential board members, orienting and welcoming your new members, responsibilities of a board, how to improve the participation of your board, defining board and staff roles, board training and board assessment and evaluation.

BOARD TRAINING
A hands on workshop to assist in training your Board members on their functions, responsibilities, roles, relationships, and expectations, plus insights into how to get the most benefit from your Board members individually and collectively. This workshop can be conducted for a group of organizations or one organization.

 

Marketing and Public Relations

EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE
Why is it we notice good customer service when it should be common? This workshop will help identify ways your organization or business can provide exceptional customer service to your patrons, supporters, and clients to make your programming, marketing and sales easier and more successful. Make your business or organization the best there is and gain excellent word of mouth and referrals.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM PLANNING AND EXECUTION
There are many ways to go out into the community instead of them coming to you. This workshop will cover a variety of different outreach opportunities.

BUILDING NON-PROFIT PARTNERSHIPS WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES
Local businesses are not just for purchasing goods and services or for asking for money. Learn techniques to develop working partnerships with local businesses and business people that will benefit both your non-profit organization and the business in many ways. Beneficial for businesses looking for community involvement as well.

  

Contact me for information, to discuss possible workshops,
or to schedule your sessions.