Non Profit Leadership Certificate Program

In Person

Next Program Entry:
Class meets on six alternating Fridays from 9 a.m. –4 p.m. on the SMU main campus on February 22, March 8, March 22, April 5, April 26, and May 10
Lunch is provided.
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Formats:
In-person
Cost:
Priority Deadline (January 25, 2019): $900
Standard Rate: $1,000
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 to fulfill the mission of your organization.
 
The SMU Nonprofit Leadership Certificate program, in partnership with CNM, focuses on personal leadership development in an environment that allows you to collaborate and learn with your peers.
 

Program Highlights

  • Professional instructors with executive-level experience
  • DFW business, nonprofit and board leaders serve as guest speakers
  • A peer-cohort model of learning that helps deepen your 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
  • Current experience in senior management position with aspirations for an executive leadership role
  • Current 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

Course Overview

The SMU Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program, in partnership with CNM, has been designed for non-profit professionals who have demonstrated a high potential for leadership and a willingness to develop their talent for a greater organizational impact. The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate focuses on personal leadership development in an environment that allows you to collaborate and learn with your peers.
 
Topics include:
  • Trust, A Leadership Necessity & Economic Driver
  • Building Talent in Self & Leadership Teams
  • Board Leadership, Governance, Ethics & Financial Transparency
  • Culture of Philanthropy and Succession Planning
  • Change Management
  • Leadership in Action

Contact Us

Complete the form below to get in touch with a Program Advisor.

Questions? Talk to a Program Advisor at education@thecnm.org or 214-826-3470.

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