Nonprofit Leadership

Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program

Next class starts Spring 2018

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Duration: 6 Fridays beginning Spring 2018
Format: In Person

Priority Rate (2 weeks before start date): $1,100 ($900 for CNM members)

Standard Rate: $1,200 ($1,000 for CNM members)

The demand on nonprofit leaders is greater than ever. In order to stay relevant and successful, it is critical to develop and strengthen your leadership abilities.

The SMU CAPE Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is uniquely designed to maximize both the industry expertise of CNM Connect and the academic reputation and quality standards of SMU. The program gives nonprofit leaders the opportunity to explore their leadership style and strengths while exploring practical ways to more effectively achieve their organization’s mission.

Program Highlights

  • Professional instructors with executive-level experience
  • Business, nonprofit, and board leaders as guest speakers
  • A peer cohort model of learning that establishes a strong professional network

Who Should Attend

The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate program is ideal for candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Five years of experience in the nonprofit sector
  • Five years of management experience
  • An aspiring executive leader who is currently in a senior management position
  • First-time or new Executive Director/CEO

Key Benefits

This six-week certificate program covers industry best practices and includes these topics:

  • Trust: A Leadership Necessity and Economics Driver
  • Building Talent in Self and Leadership Teams
  • Board Leadership, Governance, Ethics and Financial Transparency
  • Culture of Philanthropy and Succession Planning
  • Change Management
  • Leadership in Action