Sponsored by Chevron and brought to you by the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Initiative.
The job of an executive director is challenging even for the most experienced executives, but for someone new to the position, it can be especially overwhelming. As Executive Directors, how do you powerfully lead your organizations while facing complex leadership challenges? How do you align your organization, staff and board around impact as you struggle to achieve financial sustainability? As daunting as these questions can seem, they are fundamental executive leadership responsibilities. This session, exclusively for new Executive Directors, combines expert instruction and peer-learning to tackle these issues.
Executive Director Fundamentals: Setting Up for Success 2018 will take place from Wednesday, November 14-Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy, 919 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130.
This three-day program will be led by Marla Cornelius and Hilda Polanco, CPA, CCSA, CGMA, Founder and CEO of FMA. Marla and Hilda will draw on promising practices from the field, relevant research, and their extensive experience working with nonprofit leaders. Additionally, you will benefit from the collective wisdom of the cohort to create a powerful space for you to think creatively, try on new ideas, and identify action steps to powerfully lead yourself and your organization.
Executive Director Fundamentals is right for you if:
Executive Director Fundamentals: Setting Up for Success is a three-day intensive program that will take place 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day from Wednesday, November 14th through Friday, November 16th, 2018.
Full attendance in all three days is required. Participants who cannot attend all sessions are not eligible.
Click here for the application, and please note that space is limited. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full and is subject to approval. Payment is due promptly upon acceptance into the cohort.
The cost of the program is a sliding scale fee dependent on your organization’s budget. The fees are the following:
Please note, we never want money to be the reason you can’t attend the Executive Director Fundamentals: Setting Up for Success. We have a small pool of funds available to partially offset the program costs for qualified participants. Please email Joann Ricci (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “Executive Director Fundamentals-Scholarship-Your Name” to share if the fee would cause a hardship for your organization and is a barrier to your possible participation.